Speed: The New X Factor

Dolan, Kerry A.
December 2005
Forbes Asia;12/26/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 9, p100
The article describes means by which technology companies accelerate product development. This trend has developed as consumers now expect swift and regular upgrades and makeovers of just about every electronic product out there. In response, Dell has shifted much of its component design work to supplier partners. Hewlett-Packard moved much of its engineering and testing for notebooks to Taipei to be closer to these suppliers.


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