Mass Customization

Mass customization, in marketing, manufacturing, call centres and management, is the use of flexible computer-aided manufacturing systems to produce custom output. Those systems combine the low unit costs of mass production processes with the flexibility of individual customization.Mass customization is the new frontier in business competition for both manufacturing and service industries. At its core is a tremendous increase in variety and customization without a corresponding increase in costs. At its limit, it is the mass production of individually customized goods and services. At its best, it provides strategic advantage and economic value.
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  • Why Brand Names Matter Less and Less on Main Street

    …, the standardization implicit in the brand era becomes a liability and the diversity of a fragmented marketplace becomes an asset. Economies of “unscale” across the business stack Last year, Hemant Taneja, managing partner at General Catalyst, wrote an essay in Harvard Business Review detailing the emergence of new business platforms that democratize…

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