One of the more popular magazine articles on our website is a 2006 piece by Steven D. Eppinger and Anil R. Chitkara about global product development. Recently, we asked Eppinger, the General Motors Leaders for Manufacturing Professor of Management Science at the MIT Sloan School of Management, to update the article with new insights. The new The Practice of Global Product Development has up-to-the-moment notes on cost, the challenges of system architecture, not outsourcing your core business, and what changes are still to come.
We’re planning to update more classic MIT Sloan Management Review articles over the next year. Let us know in the comments if there are particular articles you’d like to see get this treatment