In May 1992, Intel announced Corp., the leading provider of microprocessors for IBM-compatible PCs, the retail availability of OverDrive processors, a new series of performance upgrades for the Intel 486 series of microprocessors. The case traces the development of Intel’s microprocessor and math coprocessor. Next, he describes the genesis of the “speed-doubling” technique, which is used in the OverDrive processor and there. Important details implementation issues The central q … Read more »

In May 1992, Intel announced Corp., the leading provider of microprocessors for IBM-compatible PCs, the retail availability of OverDrive processors, a new series of performance upgrades for the Intel 486 series of microprocessors. The case traces the development of Intel’s microprocessor and math coprocessor. Next, he describes the genesis of the “speed-doubling” technique, which is used in the OverDrive processor and there. Important details implementation issues The central questions are: How does a company manage a product line in the context of rapid technological change? What are the consequences – for the consumer and therefore the system and component manufacturers – the fast product change? How does product development capability could help some of these consequences? How should the development of the Intel OverDrive company? And how does this affect the company Mainline microprocessor company?
«Hide

from
Anirudh Dhebar
Source: Harvard Business School
19 pages.
Publication Date: Mar 25, 1993. Prod #: 593096-PDF-ENG
Intel Corp.: Going into overdrive HBR case solution