HP Deskjet Case Outcomes 14 Implementation Issues Results RD Support This

Hp deskjet case outcomes 14 implementation issues

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HP Deskjet Case: Outcomes 14 Implementation Issues Results R&D Support: “This product is working, so why bother?” DC Support: “Not our core competency” New packaging Capital investment Successful implementation Millions saved Service levels increased Packaging won awards Best practice spread to other HP divisions
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Postponement: Delayed Differentiation Make a generic/family product that is later differentiated into a specific end-product 15
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Postponement: Delayed Differentiation 16 Old Manufacturing Process New Manufacturing Process Which step is postponed?
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Postponement: Key Concepts Delay differentiation of products in the same family as late as possible Enables the use of aggregate forecasts, and enables the delay of detailed forecasts Reduces scrapped or obsolete inventory, increases customer service May require new processes or product design with associated costs 17
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Hewlett-Packard LaserJets Previously, the printers had two different power supplies (110, 220 volts) An improved design enables a single power supply to work for both voltages. 5% Cost Savings 18
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