Florian Weig is a director in the Munich office of McKinsey & Company. He leads our global Product Development practice and is a core leader in our Advanced Industries practice.
Since joining McKinsey in November 1999, Florian has been involved in several large-scale operational transformations and turnarounds. His experience ranges from low-cost procurement to product complexity management. He has deep expertise in optimizing fast-moving, high-volume supply chains.
Florian’s passion and core expertise is, however, in product development: he built the Design-to-Value (DtV) service line offering product optimization to clients and leads our thinking on development excellence. He was involved in several product development process transformations, reducing time to market substantially. Florian serves clients in automotive, electronics, machinery, and semiconductor industries.
A map to better team performance
Mapping how teams perform helps you find and fix performance problems.
Next generation PLM: Rise of the digital twin
Do the 90s want your product lifecycle management back? For today's toughest PLM problems, consider a "digital twin."
Make milestones matter with ‘decision gates’—stage gates with real teeth
Stage gates often provide too little scrutiny into projects. Decision gates channel resources to the strongest business cases.
What’s on the mind of CTOs? Data, agility, footprint
In a fast-evolving environment, CTOs across industries and locations are focusing on the same three interconnected themes.
The feature revolution
When features are disaggregated from the product development process, great things can happen
Dream to reality
With the right manufacturing partners, companies can achieve much more from design-to-value.
Brightening the black box of R&D
Integrating the right elements into an effective metric helps drive the right behavior to build a high-performing R&D function
Design to value at scale: Why capabilities matter
DTV has proven value in improving margins on products, but few companies understand how to scale it up
Platforming and modularity: smart answers to ever-increasing complexity
The bewildering demand from consumers for more choice needn't cost more to develop with the right model
Driving company success through true product excellence
True product excellence pays off in a higher stock price, growth in market share, and increased sales
Agile operations for volatile times
By improving how risk is measured—and managed—in global operations, companies can adapt to changing conditions faster than competitors
Presenters in this hour-long webcast recording describe basics of Design-to-Value (DTV), show some case examples, and address questions
Fast times: Bringing engineers up to speed
Shortened learning cycles can produce often overlooked improvements in product development organizations
Click for cost
"Standard cost models" are helping companies separate discussions about efficiency from arguments about content
Mastering complexity as a competitive weapon
By implementing well-designed comprehensive programs, companies can use the complexity of product development as a competitive weapon
Why you need a CTO—and how to make her successful
Feeling unprepared for technical disruption? A well-structured role for a chief technology officer is a first line of defense.
Don’t just follow the money—lead it with a standard cost model
The more projects you’re juggling, the more that poor cost planning can hurt. Here’s how to better estimate costs and allocate resources.