Author: Anish Prabhu | July 1, 2021
The key to the successful development of any product is a smooth product development cycle—particularly in the automotive industry, where safety is paramount. The planning and control of your automotive product development process can make or break its ultimate success. It can mean the difference between a long, costly process that requires redesigns and reworks and one that flows smoothly for a quicker time-to-market.
Ultimately, it comes down to knowing which steps to take—and in what order—and having the right resources in place to carry them out.
The obvious first step in your product development cycle is to define the scope. But beyond that, what comes next? Here are the six steps required for a successful automotive product development process:
While the automotive product development process as a whole seems daunting and wrought with complexity, there are steps you can take to ensure a smooth process—and Sterling can help. With our automotive PLM solutions, we’ll help you comply with the ISO 26262 product development standard, drive productivity and deliver superior quality—with none of the headaches. If it’s remote project management you’re struggling with during these challenging times, we can help you with that, too.
For more information about how we can support your automotive product development process, contact us here.
About Sterling PLM
Sterling PLM is a NJ-based product development consulting firm that helps engineering companies implement proven processes that govern the design and development of their engineered products. Using Polarion ALM, Sterling offers a regulatory-compliant approach to engineering management that supports collaboration, innovation and visibility across the entire product development lifecycle.
Sterling’s engineering experts have intimate knowledge of project management and product development in highly regulated industries, including automotive, medical devices and embedded systems. Sterling PLM is a Siemens Digital Industries Software Smart Expert Partner.
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