"3D CAD changes the way companies design products, with substantial impact on both product development schedules and budgets. However, there are many issues that must be considered in order to realize the maximum benefit of 3D," observes Michelle Boucher, Research Analyst in Aberdeen's Product Innovation & Engineering practice. "A clear theme emerging from the capabilities and enablers the Best-in-Class have adopted is that 'it's not about what you do, but when.'"
The research findings enabled Aberdeen to build a timeline for a Best-in-Class 3D CAD implementation. This is an approach to the implementation of 3D design tools that have a wider impact on the effectiveness of their product development processes. Among other benefits, they are 22% more likely than the Industry Average and nearly twice as likely as Laggard organizations to meet product launch targets.
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