TOWARDS A DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR ENGINEERING CHANGE MANAGEMENT
Editor: Marjanovic Dorian, Storga Mario, Pavkovic Neven, Bojcetic Nenad
Author: Niknam, M.; Huang, E.; Ovtcharova, J.
Section: DESIGN ORGANISATION AND MANAGEMENT
With the growing complexity in product development processes, the rapid market alterations and the raising criticality of leadtime, the Engineering Change Management (ECM) is becoming important to all organizations. One of the primary challenges in this area is the management of all information associated with the change and taking a wise decision respectively. As the human brain, could only consider limited amount of variables at a time, this paper conceptualizes the development of a Decision Support System for ECM to utilize the past information for current decision making processes.