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Re: Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Jim O'Reilly   1/15/2015 2:23:27 PM

One solution is to form teams with the technical experts and product managers to better be able to look holistically at a given class of product.

One time, I set up a team for cable assemblies and they reduced parts count by 75% and costs by 50%, never mind inventory and wastage.

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