Based on a Silicon Valley company that has developed the ability to compete in a rapidly growing, highly turbulent environment. This ability depends on its flexible and rapid development that characterizes the case in detail. Focuses on the development of the Challenge server, a critical product, with the Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) is planning to expand its product range and customer base. The project is in its critical phase “bring-up”, near the planned launch. Ron Bernal, the … Read more »

Based on a Silicon Valley company that has developed the ability to compete in a rapidly growing, highly turbulent environment. This ability depends on its flexible and rapid development that characterizes the case in detail. Focuses on the development of the Challenge server, a critical product, with the Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) is planning to expand its product range and customer base. The project is in its critical phase “bring-up”, near the planned launch. Ron Bernal, the project manager must decide whether the product is available. The problems that capture the face in this Decision him the key challenges of the SGI approach to product development.
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Marco Iansiti,
Ellen Stone
Source: Harvard Business School
20 pages.
Release date: 05 April 1995. Prod #: 695 061 PDF-ENG
Silicon Graphics, Inc. (A) HBR case solution