Search for dissertations about: "Knowledge Maturity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words Knowledge Maturity.

  1. 1. Knowledge engineering in the virtual enterprise : exploring a maturity-based decision support

    Author : Christian Johansson; Tobias Larsson; Andreas Larsson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Knowledge Engineering; Knowledge Maturity; Functional Product Development; Decision Making; Funktionella produkter; Functional Product Development;

    Abstract : In product development, lead-time reduction, cost reduction, and quality improvement are issues that companies want to improve on to increase competitiveness. One recent approach to reach this - particularly in the aerospace industry where the complexity of product offers is steadily increasing - is to manage risk by forming virtual enterprises. READ MORE

  2. 2. Knowledge maturity as decision support in stage-gate product development : a case from the aerospace industry

    Author : Christian Johansson; Andreas Larsson; Marco Bertoni; Dave Randall; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Knowledge Maturity; Knowledge Management; Stage-Gate; Decision Support; Product Development; Product-Service Systems; Aerospace; Funktionella produkter; Functional Product Development;

    Abstract : In today’s fast-paced industry where fight for market share is fierce and reaching the market ahead of competition imperative, product development is a target for lead-time reductions. In this context, in product development in stage-gate processes, decisions need to be made even though knowledge and information are scarce and flawed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Process Maturity : A Component of Process Management

    Author : Gunnar Dahlin; Raine Isaksson; Rickard Garvare; Pernilla Ingelsson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology and Management;

    Abstract : To be able to meet an increased competition through for instance globalization, and shorter product lifecycles, focus on performance control is central for organizations, where for instance processes and stakeholder orientation are central when continuously improving the operation of the organization.The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the knowledge of how process maturity can be linked to process management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Knowledge Dissemination in Multinational Corporations

    Author : Dan Paulin; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; obstacles; knowledge sharing; influencing factors; inhibitors; knowledge transfer; MNCs; product realization; facilitators; Knowledge dissemination;

    Abstract : Today’s globalization trend in industry is of major importance for world economy. One effect of the globalization trend is that international companies are exposed to a broadened knowledge base. A major competitive advantage for a multinational corporation (MNC) is its ability to utilize knowledge that is situated at the different locations. READ MORE

  5. 5. A knowledge process perspective on the improvement of software processes

    Author : Mikael Schönström; Institutionen för informatik; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Knowledge Sharing; Commercial and industrial economics; Knowledge Creation; Software Development; CMM; Software Process Improvement SPI Knowledge Management; Industriell ekonomi;

    Abstract : The number of software-based products is increasing, which is why the importance of an efficient software development process is also increasing, from a competitive advantage perspective. For years, software development organizations have been plagued by poor product quality and high development costs. READ MORE