Competition is fierce. Regulations are changing. Nidec must provide a superior product quicker in order to remain the market leader. Homemade system and processes were disconnected, and product development time was long (40-48 months). The product development process is complex having to account for thousands of customer specific product configurations, multiple manufacturing sites, and multiple markets with different regulations to manage.
The IT team learned with R&D to embrace together a more agile approach. Our teamwork, methodology, and tools have evolved over time based on a continuous improvement philosophy.Thalita Begliomini, Global IT Manager for Governance, Risk, and Compliance, Embraco