Tools that Enable Cross-Functional Program Management Best Practices to Support Product Development Teams

Session Number: 638
Connection/Track: Partner Product Roundtables
Session Type: Roundtable
Primary Presenter: Nat Workman [Mercury Marine]
Time: May 08, 2012 (09:30 AM - 10:10 AM)
Room: Palma B

Presentation Level: All of the above
Connection: None
Length: 40
User Role: Signed PLM World Partner
Industry Presentation is Most Applicable Towards: Other
Primary Presenter Biography: Nat benefits from 15 years of experience consulting, leading cross-functional teams, and architecting solutions. His background includes technical writing, marketing, application development, training, and project management.

Abstract:  Case Study: Gain insight into the second generation of a Mercury Marine developed, patent-pending application based on interfacing product structure and attribute data extracted from Teamcenter into SharePoint that is used to keep cross-functional new product development program teams aligned and focused on key metrics like product cost and weight throughout the program lifecycle by allowing simultaneous, global user access to contribute attribute data through a spreadsheet-like interface and user-defined views. The presentation will also discuss the business management tactics, supporting processes, and benefits to program management teams.