Gartner Research

Outsourced Engineering Services Improve New Product Time to Market

Published: 06 February 2006

ID: G00182949

Analyst(s): Lance Travis

Summary

For companies with late-to-market problems resulting from staffing constraints, outsourcing parts of the new product development process is an increasingly attractive option. 45% of the companies that have done so report improved time to market as a benefit of outsourced engineering services. However, outsourcing engineering services requires the same strong governance and communications as IT outsourcing.

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