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simultaneous engineering

Operations & Production

product development by teams working in parallel a team-based cooperative approach to product design and development, in which all parties are involved in new product development work in parallel. Simultaneous engineering reduces or removes the time lag between the different stages of a product's development, and earlier entry into a market is therefore possible. Product quality is improved, development and product costs are minimized, and competitiveness is increased.

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Definitions of ’simultaneous engineering’ and meaning of ’simultaneous engineering’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’simultaneous engineering’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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