Medtronic's Cardio Rhythm Management (CRM) worked with us to utilize the Critical Chain Project Management solution on a key new portable defibrillator product - shortening development cycle time by ~ 20%.
From concept to volume manufacturing of a "disruptive" product - new technology - at the time the world's fastest spinning hard drive. Completed the project 5 weeks ahead of schedule, generating additional incremental revenue of $11 million with $5 million in additional profit.
Sample client results ...
Lucent Technologies 5ESS more than tripled development project capacity (5 to 17), reduced new product introduction intervals by 50%, with 100% of projects completing ahead of schedule. Improved revenue by 30% - multi-million dollar profit improvement.
Herman Miller is one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of Office Systems - including the famous Aeron Chair. ARC was asked to assist the Herman Miller Resolve Project Team reduce the lead-time on their new Resolve furniture line (from concept to volume manufacturing) from 24 months to 18 months. The result? The entire multi-unit product line was ready for volume manufacturing in 12 months - with fewer resources than originally planned.
The space shuttle could go approximately 300 miles up into space. A geosynchronous satellite goes 22,300 miles up. Getting it there is a non-trivial project. Boeing Space & Intelligence utilized the Critical Chain Project Management solution, with the enterprise software platform Concerto from Realization Technologies, to significantly shorten the time from design to launch - saving millions of dollars in this competitive, DOD, cost+ based environment.