Fabrizio Salvador

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In order to survive, a great number of small companies are forced to offer a wide product variety and often to respond to the market with customised solutions. At the same time, fast delivery is often a key to win orders. As a result, a vital challenge for these companies is to overcome the trade-off between product variety and delivery time, without(More)
M. Bach Cuadra, S. Gorthi, F. I. Karahanoglu, F. Salvador, A. Pica, H.P. Do, A. Balmer, F. Munier, J.-Ph. Thiran 1Signal Processing Laboratory (LTS5) Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland 2Radiation Oncology Department, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland 3Institute of Applied Radiophysics, Lausanne, Switzerland(More)
Mass customization (MC), i.e. offering customers exactly what they want without losing in operational efficiency, has been positioned as a viable business strategy in ecommerce for many years. Still, many companies have failed in implementing profitable MC. We explain these failures by the lack of strategic capabilities in these firms and examine their(More)
Quick and reliable response to customers’ needs has been argued to be a key competitive advantage when manufacturing customized products. Anecdotal evidence and case-based research point to the importance of the effective management of information on feasible product configurations in order to achieve good responsiveness. However, no empirical, large-sample(More)
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