New White Paper Reveals How Manufacturers Can Improve Product Development Processes

Aug 27, 2015, 10:23 ET from Onix

LAKEWOOD, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A mere one in seven new product initiatives launch successfully according to Booz Allen Hamilton. A new white paper from Onix makes it clear that product development inefficiencies are impeding and disrupting manufacturers' success.

The white paper How Manufacturers Can Cut Waste and Improve Value In Product Development Processes provides insight into:

  • The cost of inaccessible data and how it affects the product development process resulting in:
    • Lower Productivity -- A rise in non-value-added per unit costs due to productivity-draining manual searches.
    • Subpar Quality -- Increased risk for quality problems and out-of-compliance complications.
    • Longer Work Cycles -- Manufacturers miss first-to-market opportunities and customer requirements because information can't be found quickly.
    • Redundancies -- A stealth cash drain caused by duplicated work and the proliferation of parts.
  • How manufacturers using a search solution are searching, finding data and winning in the marketplace including:
    • Reducing engineer search time by more than 30%
    • Producing high-quality innovative products that sell
    • Delivering a net present value of more than $2 million
    • Returning $4 for every $1 invested.

"When searching for information, 44 percent of the time engineers can't find what they are looking for. This results in duplication; duplication of effort, costly reports, tests and products," noted Bryan McKay, manufacturing engagement manager for Onix. "Inaccessible data is costing manufacturers dearly in terms of time to market, quality and cost control. Our new white paper helps organizations understand how Google Search can help them find information to improve their product development processes and develop high quality, innovative products that sell."

Download a complimentary copy of the white paper How Manufacturers Can Cut Waste and Improve Value In Product Development Processes.

About Onix

Onix (Onix Networking Corp.) is a leading provider of IT solutions and services to a broad range of government and corporate customers. Onix partners with IT industry leaders and offers extensive expertise in the design and implementation of end-to-end comprehensive IT solutions. Onix has been a Google partner since 2001, and was named by Google as the "Global Partner of the Year - Enterprise Search" in both 2012 and 2013. Onix was named "Operations and Deployment Partner of the Year - Americas" by Google's Search for Work team in 2014. Onix also specializes in cloud computing technologies. Onix is headquartered in Lakewood, OH. For more information, visit

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