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  • Auditing best practice for effective product innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (Science Direct, 2004-10)
    Over the past number of years, researchers and industrialists have recognised the need for and the importance of developing approaches to enhance competitive advantage in new product development. However, the product ...
  • A collaborative knowledge management tool for product innovation 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    In order to create and deliver innovative new products and services at an ever increasing rate, manufacturing enterprises must adopt a deliberate and systematic approach to managing the drivers of innovation. Managing the ...
  • A collaborative knowledge management tool for product innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (Inderscience Publishers, 2003)
    Contemporary business systems are becoming increasingly competitive. Faster and smarter technology, although imperative, is not enough to survive in dynamic environments. Modern enterprises must adopt a deliberate and ...
  • Developing a self assessment audit to support product innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    Product innovation is critical to the success of most design and manufacturing enterprises. It is widely recognised that effective co ordination, organisation and management affects product innovation success rates. Self ...
  • Emerging new product development methodology for the automobile industry 

    Thoma, Benjamin (2014-07-21)
    New competitive pressures are unsettling traditional carmakers. These include: new consumer groups in emerging markets; zero emission requirements of existing customers; new competitors from emerging markets; and increasing ...
  • Enterprise knowledge management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    The knowledge-based theory of a firm suggests that knowledge is the only remaining sustainable resource that can provide competitive advantage in dynamic environments. Knowledge is a key resource that must be actively ...
  • Groupware architecture for R&D managers 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2004)
    The business environment is changing at an accelerated pace. Contemporary business systems are becoming more knowledge intensive. This is particularly evident in areas such as product innovation where knowledge centric ...
  • A groupware system for product innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2004)
    We are experiencing a radical shift in the way organisations are designed, structured and organised. New organisational forms such as strategic partnerships and networks are replacing simple market based transactions and ...
  • A groupware system for virtual product innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (Wiley Interscience, 2007)
    We are experiencing a radical shift in the way organisations are designed, structured and organised. New organisational forms such as virtual strategic partnerships and networks are replacing traditional bureaucratic, ...
  • A groupware system for virtual product innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (Wiley, 2007-10-11)
    We are experiencing a radical shift in the way organizations are designed, structured, and organized. New organizational forms such as virtual strategic partnerships and networks are replacing traditional bureaucratic, ...
  • Idea management for organisational Innovation 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (World Scientific, 2003-12)
    Modern organisations are under ever increasing competitive pressure to maintain market share, enhance product range, improve efficiency and reduce cost. The process by which organisations attain these improvements is ...
  • Innovation management for product and process development 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David; Browne, Jim; Yu, Ming; Dooley, Lawrence (2000)
    Industry we are told manages change poorly. Surveys indicate that over 50% of change programmes fail to meet objectives. The reasons cited are all too familiar: poor goal definition, poor alignment of actions to goals and ...
  • Leveraging Ontologies, Context and Social Networks to Automate Photo Annotation 

    Monaghan, Fergal; O'Sullivan, David (Springer, 2007)
    This paper presents an approach to semi-automate photo an- notation. Instead of using content-recognition techniques this approach leverages context information available at the scene of the photo such as time and location ...
  • Personalized Question Answering: A Use Case for Business Analysis 

    Thai, VinhTuan; O'Riain, Sean; Davis, Brian; O'Sullivan, David (2006)
    In this paper, we introduce the Personalized Question Answering framework, which aims at addressing certain limitations of existing domain specific Question Answering systems. Current development efforts are ongoing to ...
  • Product innovation management: Towards a constructive guide 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    Manufacturing companies rely heavily on successful new product innovation to maintain profits. Moreover, research indicates that new products will account for a greater percentage of profits in the future (Crawford, 1996). ...
  • Product manager: A decision support tool for design engineers 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (1999)
    The new product development process is the lifeblood of all manufacturing enterprises. Many tools and techniques have been developed in an attempt to make this process more efficient and effective. However, in spite of ...
  • Requirements of SME's for effective innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; Mulligan, David; O'Sullivan, David (2003)
    Innovation has become one of the most important and effective ways of obtaining and sustaining competitive dominance in the market place over the past number of years. No longer can organisation depend the traditional ...
  • SAGE: An Ambient Intelligent Framework for Manufacturing 

    Hynes, Gearoid; Monaghan, Fergal; Thai, VinhTuan; O'Sullivan, David (2006)
    To profit in today¿s market, small manufacturers must be efficient and agile to minimise cost and to meet variable market demand. This paper discusses an envisaged Semantic, Ambient, Generic and Extensible framework ...
  • A scorecard for supporting enterprise knowledge management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2003)
    Enterprise knowledge management is becoming a critical component of competitive success. Managers must ensure that they can successfully generate, leverage and reuse knowledge assets in their organisations. In this view, ...
  • Semantically Enhanced Passage Retrieval for Business Analysis Activity 

    Thai, VinhTuan; Davis, Brian; O'Riain, Sean; O'Sullivan, David; Handschuh, Siegfried (2008)
    Business analysis activity often involves the identification and extraction of information from business reports. The unstructured content of business reports poses a challenge to current Business Intelligence technologies. ...