Determining the Drivers for Long Lead Times of Engineering Change Orders: A Data Mining Approach
In the automotive industry engineering change orders (ECOs) are responsible for a high proportion of development costs. An inefficient handling of them prolongs the time to market, which is widely regarded to be a key competitive factor and a cost driver.
Book / Congress title:
Proceedings of the 12th International Design Conference DESIGN 2012
Congress (additional information):
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb The Design Society, Glasgow