TERadyne –jaguar project.

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TERADYNE –JAGUARPROJECT[Document subtitle]NameSubmitted toDate[DATE][COMPANY NAME][Company address]
Table of ContentsIntroduction......................................................................................................................................2History.............................................................................................................................................2Culture.............................................................................................................................................2Project Execution Strategy..............................................................................................................3Project Teams..................................................................................................................................3Design and planning........................................................................................................................4Project Management Processes and Tools.......................................................................................4Impact of Project Management Tools..............................................................................................4Cultural Change...............................................................................................................................5Adoption of Project Management Tools..........................................................................................5Risk Analysis and Scope Creep.......................................................................................................5
IntroductionAs the project lead of the Teradyne’s Jaguar project, Jack O’Brien was sitting in the traffic onthis way towards office he thought of the efforts of his team being placed in the last eight years.The Teradyne organization is the manufacturer of semiconductor test machines and is awaitingfor the new full testing equipment to arrive. This project was highly important for Teradyne as itincluded the formalized took for the purpose of project tracking, up-front project planning andstructured development process. The project has been a success despite for all the learning curveimposed by the new methodologies however, the software was seen to suffer and O’Brien wasworking on deliverables. The paper analyzed the traditional project execution strategies ascompared to the Jaguar project, impact of new project management tools on the project andlessons learned from the experience.HistoryTeradyne is 45 year veteran in the field of semiconductors and specialized in the testing ofelectrical components like transistors etc. The company was found by two MIT graduates in1960 with a motive of brining a line of fast and reliable testing equipment. With the increase incomplexity and volume of components the R&D investment of Teradyne also increased. Theorganization stepped into broadband test, assembly test, semiconductor test and diagnosticsolutions. In became the largest business operation that produced two third of the annual revenuein 2004.CultureThe organization has a strong background as all the engineers come from engineeringbackground. Every project was driven by performance and the technical competence remainedstrongly focused. The engineers were constantly motivated to prove themselves and to dive in
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