MATURITY BASED IMPROVEMENT OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES IN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES
DS 70: Proceedings of DESIGN 2012, the 12th International Design Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Editor: Marjanovic Dorian, Storga Mario, Pavkovic Neven, Bojcetic Nenad
Author: Gausemeier, J.; Bensiek, T.; Kuehn, A.; Grafe ,M.
Section: Design organisation and management
This paper introduces the VPS-Benchmark – a maturity model for performance evaluation and improvement in SMEs with a special focus on virtual prototyping and simulation (VPS). By giving a brief overview on existing approaches for performance evaluation an
Keywords: performance evaluation and improvement, process maturity models, product development process, virtual prototyping