From the Back Cover
Competitive Engineering is a revelation for anyone involved in management and risk control. Already used by thousands of project managers and systems engineers around the world, this is a handbook for initiating, controlling and delivering complex projects on time and within budget. Competitive Engineering copes explicitly with the rapidly changing environment that is a reality for most of us today.
Elegant, comprehensive and accessible, the Competitive Engineering methodology provides a practical set of tools and techniques that enable readers to effectively design, manage and deliver results in any complex organization - in engineering, industry, systems engineering, software, IT, the service sector and beyond.
* Detailed, practical and innovative coverage of key subjects including requirements specification, design evaluation, specification quality control and evolutionary project management
* A complete, proven and meaningful 'end-to-end' process for specifying, evaluating, managing and delivering high quality solutions
* Rich in detail and comprehensive in scope, with thought-provoking ideas on every page
* Tom Gilb's clients include HP, Intel, CitiGroup, IBM, Nokia and the US Department of Defense