Product Configuration in the ETO and Capital Goods Industry: A Literature Review and Challenges

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Resumé

Product configurators are IT tools often used to enable choice navigation in mass customization environments, with the purpose of giving companies the ability to interact and deliver customized products to the customers. While product configurators have been widely adapted and investigated in the consumer industry, research on which challenges companies are facing in the ETO and capital goods industry, in regard to product configuration, is less extensive. Therefore, the objective of this paper is to identify challenges in applying product configuration for ETO and capital goods companies, as well as reviewing potential solutions in research, which can be applied to address these challenges. The findings show a gap between the solutions and challenges especially in the area of staging commitments of product characteristics, flexible management of alterations to the configuration design, and connecting decision criteria in product configuration with supply chain processes. The gap analysis lays the foundation for future research.

OriginalsprogDansk
TitelCustomization 4.0 : Proceedings of the 9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017), Aachen, Germany, November 20th-21st, 2017
Antal sider15
ForlagSpringer Publishing Company
Publikationsdato21 jun. 2018
Udgave1
Sider423-438
ISBN (Trykt)978-3-319-77555-5
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-3-319-77556-2
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 21 jun. 2018
Begivenhed9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017) -
Varighed: 20 nov. 201721 nov. 2017

Konference

Konference9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017)
Periode20/11/201721/11/2017
NavnSpringer Proceedings in Business and Economics
ISSN2198-7246

Emneord

  • Product configuration Supply chain Complexity ETO Capital goods Postponement Staged order commitment Phased literature review

Citer dette

Christensen, B., & Brunø, T. D. (2018). Product Configuration in the ETO and Capital Goods Industry: A Literature Review and Challenges. I Customization 4.0: Proceedings of the 9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017), Aachen, Germany, November 20th-21st, 2017 (1 udg., s. 423-438). Springer Publishing Company. Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77556-2_26
Christensen, Bjørn ; Brunø, Thomas Ditlev. / Product Configuration in the ETO and Capital Goods Industry : A Literature Review and Challenges. Customization 4.0: Proceedings of the 9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017), Aachen, Germany, November 20th-21st, 2017. 1. udg. Springer Publishing Company, 2018. s. 423-438 (Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics).
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Product Configuration in the ETO and Capital Goods Industry : A Literature Review and Challenges. / Christensen, Bjørn; Brunø, Thomas Ditlev.

Customization 4.0: Proceedings of the 9th World Mass Customization & Personalization Conference (MCPC 2017), Aachen, Germany, November 20th-21st, 2017. 1. udg. Springer Publishing Company, 2018. s. 423-438 (Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics).

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