Product Life Cycle



Exploit the product life cycle
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T Levitt 1965 marketch.cloud Most alert and thoughtful senior marketing executives are by now familiar with the concept of the product life cycle . Even a handful of uniquely cosmopolitan and up-to-date corporate presidents have familiarized themselves with this tantalizing concept. Yet a recent survey I

Metal matrix composite brake rotor: historical development and product life cycle analysis
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Metal matrix composites (MMCs) have become attractive for engineering structural applications due to their excellent specific strength property and are increasingly seen as alternative to the conventional materials particularly in the automotive industry. In this study

Strategic evolution of eco-products: a product life cycle planning methodology
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This paper presents a methodology and a software tool to establish an eco-design concept of a product and its life cycle by assigning appropriate life cycle options to the components of the product . The product life cycle planning (LCP) methodology provides the following

Approximate estimation of the product life cycle cost using artificial neural networks in conceptual design
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In order to improve the design of products and reduce design changes, cost, and time to market, life cycle engineering has emerged as an effective approach to address these issues in todays competitive global market. As over 70% of the total life cycle cost of a

Analysis of cost estimating processes used within a concurrent engineering environment throughout a product life cycle
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Concurrent engineering environments affect the cost estimating and engineering capability of an organisation. Cost estimating tools become outdated and need changing in order to reflect the new environment. This is essential, since cost estimating is the start of the cost

Product life cycle management
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All products and services have certain life cycles. The life cycle refers to the period from the products first launch into the market until its final withdrawal and it is split up in phases. During this period significant changes are made in the way that the product is behaving into

A proposed mathematical model for closed-loop network configuration based on product life cycle
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Products be returned over their life cycle . Industrial experiences show that there are three main return recovery pairs. Commercial returns are repaired. End-of-use returns often are remanufactured. In addition, end-of- life returns are recycled. However, up to now, no

Mass customization in the product life cycle
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This study presents an introduction to mass customization in the product life cycle the goal of mass customization, mass customization configurations, and new customer integration techniques, modular design techniques, flexible manufacturing systems (FMSs), and supply

The product life cycle : A critical look at the literature
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-2-we will have to wait for another forum for every aspect of this concept to be explored in depth. It is an almost inexhaustible concept because it touches on almost every aspect of marketing and drives many aspects of corporate strategy, finance and production. We will be

Innovation adoption and the product life cycle
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The objective of the study is to present a number of hypotheses concerning (i) the adoption of innovations for product and process development within enterprises (establishments),(ii) the spatial diffusion of innovations, and (iii) the adoption of applications of information

Management culture and the accelerated product life cycle
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The international product life cycle for investment and trade can be divided into 3 principal stages: 1. a high-technology product orientation, 2. a market orientation with growth and internationalization, and 3. a maturity when standardization of the production process makes

Design fusion: A product life cycle view for engineering designs
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This paper discusses the underlying philosophy and approach for the Design Fusion system th^ g 9 currently being developed at Carnegie Mellon University. The goal of the Design Fusion project to create the underlying theories and methodologies for a computer-based Product life cycle information is utmost important for the stakeholders involved from product design, manufacturing, through product retirement. However, information on products after they become available to the customer becomes vague or unrecognized. Furthermore

Review of sustainable product design from life cycle perspectives
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Abstract Design stages have been widely recognized as a key phase in a products life cycle in implementing sustainability. Since the late 1990s, various sustainable design methods and techniques have been developed in response to the requirements of sustainable

Product life cycle simulation with quality model
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Product life cycle simulation considering the transition of product quality with respect to time is introduced. Parameters representing performance of a product are modeled for expressing quality and degradation and recovery of the performance are calculated. As an

Customer co-creation throughout the product life cycle
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To sustain their competitive advantage, companies rely more and more on customers knowledge and experiences in product innovation processes. Considering that for radical innovations a distance from current market needs is crucial, customers are not in great

Enigma variations The TALC, marketing models and the descendants of the product life cycle
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One of the features of the Tourism Area Life Cycle (TALC) model which is often overlooked is the context of its appearance and its intellectual setting. Most of us who have used the model in classes, in our reading, or in our research will immediately recognise that it

Quality Microworlds: modeling the impact of quality initiatives over the software product life cycle
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Over the past five years, software development organizations have been using Total Quality Management (TQM) techniques. Most of these quality approaches emphasize greater rigor of the software engineering process. A more recent set of initiatives emphasizes listening

Application of life cycle assessment tools to sustainable product design and manufacturing
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Sustainable design and manufacturing must address economic, societal, and environmental dimensions simultaneously over the product life cycle eg, manufacturing, use, and end-of- life . While decision support tools have been developed to assist designers in creating more

Enhanced collaborative filtering: A product life cycle approach
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Recommender systems are ubiquitous not only among e-commerce enterprises but also among various brick-andmortar firms. Popular collaborative filtering-based recommender systems use only individual customers preferences discovered in their profiles containing

Application of product life cycle assessment to product stewardship and pollution prevention programs
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The concept of product life cycle assessment is described and its application

Dynamic pricing of remanufacturable products under demand substitution: a product life cycle model
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We consider a manufacturer who sells both the new and remanufactured versions of a product over its life cycle . The manufacturers profit depends crucially on her ability to synchronize product returns with the sales of the remanufactured product . This gives rise to Modular products can present many effectiveness scenarios in its product life cycle . Ideally, these scenarios can be achieved simultaneously. However, due to the diverse objectives of different phases, different module forms are required, and accordingly, conflicts occur

Quality estimation methods used in product life cycle
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Purpose: A new approach to quality control in production company with usage of quality research methods has been presented. Design/methodology/approach: The possibility of usage of quality research methods are connected with continuous quality improvement of

Pragmatic approach to apply virtual reality technology in accelerating a product life cycle
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Today, industries are facing tremendous pressures from the global economy, the increase of customer expectations and demands, and the exponential increase of product complexities, to name a few. To survive in the competitive market, the industries need to develop

Modular design to optimize product life cycle metrics in a closed-looped supply chain
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Growing concerns for the environment demands that product design for the life cycle (DFLC) is considered more carefully. Modularity is seen as a means to incorporate life cycle considerations into product architecture design; however, to date, most modular design

Approximate life cycle assessment of product concepts using multiple regression analysis and artificial neural networks
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In the early phases of the product life cycle Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is recently used to support the decision-making for the product concepts, and the best alternative can be selected based on its estimated LCA and benefits. Both the lack of detailed information and

Product Life Cycle Learning, and Nominal Shocks
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In this paper we study the role of product entry and exit in propagating nominal shocks to the real economy. Toward that goal, we show that product turnover has an extensive role in the aggregate economy and that the frequency and size of price adjustments are negatively

Value chain for next-generation biofuels: Resilience and sustainability of the product life cycle
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Multiple factors including climate change, price uncertainties, and geopolitical instability have prompted many industries to investigate the feasibility of replacing traditional petroleum-based fuels with biofuel alternatives. However, to make this transition successful One of the biggest challenges in engineering design and manufacturing environments is the effective capture of and decoding of tacit knowledge. Fundamental to Life Cycle Engineering is the capture of engineering information and knowledge created at all stages of the product

Sustainability through innovation in product life cycle design
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Rooted in mass production, mass consumption, and mass disposal, our societies worldwide are facing constraints on the availability of material resources and fossil fuel resources. Innovation in product life cycle design is one of the critical elements for realizing a circular

Influences of the economic cycle on the product life cycle of a territory
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The main purpose of the paper is to describe the influences of the economic cycle on the life cycle of a product which is a territory. The territory is defined as a product with the specific characteristics, which influence the character of variables. It is possible to observe the life A product life cycle is the life span of a product which the period begins with initial product specification and ends with the withdrawal from the market of both the product and its support. A product life cycle can be divided into several stages characterized by the revenue

Product life cycle technology life cycle and market life cycle ; similarities, differences and applications
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The conference paper is a literature review for investigating three concepts: Product Life Cycle Technology Life Cycle and Market Life Cycle . The aim of the research and comparing the three life cycles is promoting efficiency of strategic decision making in product

Applying Monte-Carlo methods to geometric deviations simulation within product life cycle
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Today, product designers work on the nominal model of the product within a CAD system. Most of the behavioral simulations and thus performances prediction are carried out using this model. For real products, geometric deviations are generated and accumulated at every

Developing the product strategy via product life cycle simulation according to the system dynamics approach
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Nowadays, it seems that prediction is one of the most important issues in all economicmanagerial fields gradually, new methods have been offered with the goal of minimizing the prediction error. Policy makers prefer to have mechanism which can help

A statistical distribution useful in product life cycle modeling
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Starting from some recent results presented by Isaic Maniu and Vodă (2008) regarding the Product Life Cycle (PLC), we propose here an alternative statistical distribution in order to describe all four phases of a product life span. This distribution is the so-called ALPHA

Rule induction for forecasting transition points in product life cycle data
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One of the temporal data mining types is time series forecasting, which for example is used in trading. In order to successfully introduce a new product to the market, it is important to know how similar products demand has fluctuated in the previous period of time, for how

Using transponder technology to support the end-of- life phase in product life cycle management
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The first part of the paper describes opportunities of the RFID technology and its possible role in life cycle management. As an example for the opportunities of RFID technology in the EOL phase, the second part of the paper discusses the recycling of bumpers (combined with

Product Life Cycle Management In Ship Design: From Concept To Decommission In A Virtual Environment.
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This paper discusses how Product Life cycle Management (PLM) tools can benefit the ship design process. Primarily, the concept of PLM applied to ship design will be decomposed in six key elements: database, modeling and simulation tools, value chain processes, product