Is Agile killing phase gate? The case for a hybrid approach to innovation and new product development

Sopheon

While a phase gate approach to new product development may seem to be in direct conflict with the principles of Agile, both methods are valuable and can work side-by-side. The post Is Agile killing phase gate?

Lean Product Development Processes For Innovation And Speed

Innovation Excellence

Through our hands-on work with clients, we have developed a lean product development process. It is a methodology that depicts key milestones, but supersedes specific engineering models such as waterfall or Agile.

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Accelerate your new product development!

One2Team

According to a study conducted by Stage-Gate International, 82% of innovation ideas remain stuck in the development stage and 50% of new products launched on the market fail to reach their goals. stage gate process new product portfolio R&D digitization

How Tech Startups Fit Into a Corporate Product Development Strategy

Rocketspace

For many industry-leading enterprises, a partnership with a high-growth tech startup has helped to unlock valuable product development opportunities. With support from a value-driven and agile startup partner, corporates can effortlessly test and optimize products in a controlled environment. Through these types of powerful innovation strategies, corporates can build products that better align with customer preferences, wants, and needs.

How to Speed Up Your New Product Development Process by 30%

Innovation 360 Group

A new product development process that works at lightning speed requires new ways of working plus new ways of innovating. In this post we will cover how to: Cut your development cycle time and free up working capital. Tips from top new product developers.

Win at New Product Development: Become Agile and Adaptive in Exclusive Seminar with Dr. Bob Cooper, Father of Stage-Gate

Sopheon

Interested in learning how to be agile and adaptive as you implement Stage-Gate into your organization? The post Win at New Product Development: Become Agile and Adaptive in Exclusive Seminar with Dr. Bob Cooper, Father of Stage-Gate appeared first on Sopheon.

Using Lean Innovation in the Product Development and Commercialization Process

Moves the Needle

In today’s fast-moving business landscape, the ability to commercialize products quickly and efficiently is imperative. Companies that successfully bring new products to market rapidly, benefit from having a leg up on their competition while diminishing the negative effects of shrinking product life cycles. However, moving a product from lab to market is a process that in itself could use re-invention. Lean Innovation doesn’t begin and end with product development.

Three Keys To Meeting The Challenge of Multi-Platform Product Development

Innovation Excellence

Each platform has its own development team, its own Program Manager and its own Project Manager. collaboration culture Customers Design Innovation Management Product Innovation R&D agile Cross Functional Alignment Cross Platforms Development TeamsScenario: A technology company is creating a consumer electronics solution that involves hardware, software and web components.

System Engineering in an Agile environment

Huub Rutten

Andrew is a senior Director System Engineering in a big manufacturing company: “You should understand Huub, Agile gives a lot of freedom to the development teams. The company is moving completely towards Agile and management wants all of us to work in an Agile way.

System Engineering in an Agile environment

Huub Rutten

Andrew is a senior Director System Engineering in a big manufacturing company: “You should understand Huub, Agile gives a lot of freedom to the development teams. The company is moving completely towards Agile and management wants all of us to work in an Agile way.

System Engineering in an Agile environment

Huub Rutten

Andrew is a senior Director System Engineering in a big manufacturing company: “You should understand Huub, Agile gives a lot of freedom to the development teams. The company is moving completely towards Agile and management wants all of us to work in an Agile way.

The Art of Agile

etventure

In this article, etventure’s Head of Product Gregor Ilg will take a closer look at the buzzword “Agile” – and de-mystify Agile in a business context. Agile development has been around since the 90s, and became popular shortly after the turn of the millennium, when the Manifesto for Agile Software Development was formulated and signed by Kent Beck and 16 fellow software developers. What is Agile? Before Agile.

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Digital Transformation and Its Impact on New-Product Management for Manufacturers

InnovationManagement

For the manufacturer undertaking new-product development, Digital Transformation means smart new products with embedded software. The post Digital Transformation and Its Impact on New-Product Management for Manufacturers appeared first on Innovation Management.

How To Help Agile Teams Create Products Customers Actually Want

Strategyzer

Nowadays there is no escaping the Agile hype. Large organisations are “becoming Agile” one after the other, fuelled by hopes of higher employee engagement and more efficient product development. Innovation Thought Leadership

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Collaboration increases market agility

Xinova

“The complexity of getting products to market and the speed of which they’re trying to get the products to market is decreased,” – Michael Keer (@PRG_Mkeer), CEO, Product Realization Group. Keer’s rationalization is that getting a product to market, particularly physical products, takes […]. Inventor Community agility collaboration expertise innovation IRI market product development product innovation

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Collaboration increases market agility

Xinova

“The complexity of getting products to market and the speed of which they’re trying to get the products to market is decreased,” – Michael Keer (@PRG_Mkeer), CEO, Product Realization Group. Keer’s rationalization is that getting a product to market, particularly physical products, takes […]. Inventor Community agility collaboration expertise innovation IRI market product development product innovation

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How to be More Agile as Competitive Advantages Fade

New Markets Advisors

It’s how to build agility into your organization such that you can adapt as the strength of those advantages diminishes. To help your organization become more agile, I offer four pieces of advice, each of which ties to an essential element of agility. According to a recent McKinsey survey , one of the biggest differentiators between agile organizations and non-agile organizations is a commitment to actionable strategic guidance.

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The UX Professionals’ Guide to Working with Agile Scrum Teams

Boxes and Arrows

The adoption of Agile software development approaches are on the rise across our industry, which means UX professionals are more likely than ever to support Agile projects. Many UX professionals seem stymied by the challenge of effectively integrating UX within an Agile development framework –but there are others in our field who have encountered the same problems yet are finding effective solutions. Perception of UX as less valued than development.

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Agile Innovation Manager Training

ITONICS

We offer a training to become an Agile Innovation manager in cooperation with our partners from Innovation Alliance. This modular training program ensures that you benefit from the Innovation Alliance’s many different fields of expertise and leads to the title of Agile Innovation Manager. get an insight into how Agile Innovation Management really works. find out how to develop market-relevant products from your ideas in a structured way.

Agile Innovation Manager Training

ITONICS

We offer a training to become an Agile Innovation manager in cooperation with our partners from Innovation Alliance. This modular training program ensures that you benefit from the Innovation Alliance’s many different fields of expertise and leads to the title of Agile Innovation Manager. get an insight into how Agile Innovation Management really works. find out how to develop market-relevant products from your ideas in a structured way.

Digital Transformation - an interview

Huub Rutten

Huub, you are right we digitize our products and processes since we use chips and sensors. I don’t know really, perhaps because the connected part of the products and machines are more and more important. to go Agile. If that is good for software development, fine.

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Digital Transformation - an interview

Huub Rutten

Huub, you are right we digitize our products and processes since we use chips and sensors. I don’t know really, perhaps because the connected part of the products and machines are more and more important. to go Agile. If that is good for software development, fine.

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Digital Transformation - an interview

Huub Rutten

Huub, you are right we digitize our products and processes since we use chips and sensors. I don’t know really, perhaps because the connected part of the products and machines are more and more important. to go Agile. If that is good for software development, fine.

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The Word EPIC

Huub Rutten

In my daily practices of developing innovation management methods and software I cannot avoid the term anymore: nearly every development methodology or project management methodology uses EPICS as a kind of starting point for a development project. Product Development

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The Word EPIC

Huub Rutten

In my daily practices of developing innovation management methods and software I cannot avoid the term anymore: nearly every development methodology or project management methodology uses EPICS as a kind of starting point for a development project. Product Development

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The Word EPIC

Huub Rutten

In my daily practices of developing innovation management methods and software I cannot avoid the term anymore: nearly every development methodology or project management methodology uses EPICS as a kind of starting point for a development project. Product Development

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Governance Charter for Managing New Product Investments

Huub Rutten

Dear Reader, Joe the CEO , Leon the Product Line Director and Emily the Product Manager are hard working people, very motivated to make their company successful. There are so many layers between the Board room and for example a software developer or an industrial designer.

Governance Charter for Managing New Product Investments

Huub Rutten

Dear Reader, Joe the CEO , Leon the Product Line Director and Emily the Product Manager are hard working people, very motivated to make their company successful. There are so many layers between the Board room and for example a software developer or an industrial designer.

Governance Charter for Managing New Product Investments

Huub Rutten

Dear Reader, Joe the CEO , Leon the Product Line Director and Emily the Product Manager are hard working people, very motivated to make their company successful. There are so many layers between the Board room and for example a software developer or an industrial designer.

Digitization Chief Engineer Michael

Huub Rutten

Dear reader, let me share with you a conversation I had with the Chief Engineer Digitization & Software Development of a large company that produces complex electronic devices with many software elements in and around them. Front end of Innovation Innovation Governance Product Developmen

Digitization Chief Engineer Michael

Huub Rutten

Dear reader, let me share with you a conversation I had with the Chief Engineer Digitization & Software Development of a large company that produces complex electronic devices with many software elements in and around them. Front end of Innovation Innovation Governance Product Developmen

Digitization Chief Engineer Michael

Huub Rutten

Dear reader, let me share with you a conversation I had with the Chief Engineer Digitization & Software Development of a large company that produces complex electronic devices with many software elements in and around them. Front end of Innovation Innovation Governance Product Developmen

Product Management in the eye of the hurricane

Huub Rutten

Dear reader, some years ago I interviewed a product manager of a big company to find out how the role of product manager was defined and how it worked in the day to day practice. The company develops and produces complex instruments and equipment and is a world leader in its segment.

Product Management in the eye of the hurricane

Huub Rutten

Dear reader, some years ago I interviewed a product manager of a big company to find out how the role of product manager was defined and how it worked in the day to day practice. The company develops and produces complex instruments and equipment and is a world leader in its segment.

Product Management in the eye of the hurricane

Huub Rutten

Dear reader, some years ago I interviewed a product manager of a big company to find out how the role of product manager was defined and how it worked in the day to day practice. The company develops and produces complex instruments and equipment and is a world leader in its segment.

The CEO, innovation and cash gaps

Huub Rutten

His company develops, manufactures and sells discrete consumer products. The major challenge I have is to predict in a trustworthy way the future of the business, how the business will develop. The market expects “smart” products, and even for a cheaper price.

The CEO, innovation and cash gaps

Huub Rutten

His company develops, manufactures and sells discrete consumer products. The major challenge I have is to predict in a trustworthy way the future of the business, how the business will develop. The market expects “smart” products, and even for a cheaper price.

The CEO, innovation and cash gaps

Huub Rutten

His company develops, manufactures and sells discrete consumer products. The major challenge I have is to predict in a trustworthy way the future of the business, how the business will develop. The market expects “smart” products, and even for a cheaper price.

The revival of the Stage Gate method by its creator Robert G. Cooper

One2Team

Cooper, has noticed an evolution of the Stage Gate method over the years in innovative companies and proposes a new, more agile product development system. Stage Gate: a revolution for product launches. Agility and 3. Agility.

An Answer to the Pains of Integrating Agile and UX

Boxes and Arrows

Although I was attending as a sponsor/exhibitor for Indigo Studio, I did manage to break away to go to the “There’s more than one way to skin a cat: Integrating UX into an Agile environment” session. As sometime director of Design at Infragistics, I personally have had first hand experience trying to integrate UX into an existing, established Agile engineering process with large-ish teams. The answer situates itself within the Lean approach to product development.

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Lean & Startup Patterns – Interview with Sam McAfee

Grasshopper Herder

Q: What are the differences between Agile Software Development and Lean Software Development? A: At the highest level, the difference between Agile and Lean software development is mainly […]. Lean Startup Teamwork & Leadership lean manufacturing lean product development lean startup(Sam McAfee is the Chief Technology Officer of POPVOX and author of Startup Patterns.

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Bringing User Centered Design to the Agile Environment

Boxes and Arrows

Unfortunately, the enthusiasm I had for my new job waned after six months when an executive was appointed Head of Product Development—who insisted he knew SCRUM 1 better than anybody. As the Creative Director, I deferred authority to him to develop the product as he saw fit. This required the design team to work a “Sprint&# (month long iteration) ahead of the development team. Where did Agile come from?

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Top 5 Innovation TV Shows

Robert Brands

Innovation takeaway: Innovation within a company should not be limited to corner-office executives, product experts, engineering departments, and Research & Development teams. When the undercover bosses worked with bottom-level employees at their organizations, they often learned that professional expertise and diplomas on the wall alone doesn’t lead to innovation and new product development. Innovation on TV: The Top 5 Innovation-Inspired Shows .