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Engineering Change Management 2.0: Better Business Decisions from Intelligent Change Management
Traditionally, change management in product development and engineering has been viewed as a way to control cost and improve efficiencies. But companies are

evaluate change request impact  to fully understand and evaluate the impact of change across all aspects of the product lifecycle, in addition to holding separate meetings to make decisions on whether to enact a change, and how to develop change implementation plans. By focusing on these as separate discussions, they allow for better decision-making on both aspects of the change. The Best-in-Class further ensure that a product manager (or program manager) has signoff to approve or reject change orders, giving decision-making authority t

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