An Introduction to TRIZ Theory for the New Product Development Process

Robert Brands

What is the TRIZ theory and how can it improve your company’s new product development process? Innovation New Product Development business growth innovation in business NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

Successful Product Development Campaigns Highlight the Power of Crowdsourcing

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Smart crowdsourcing yields successful product development. Product design teams can often feel they lack the most important voice in the process: The consumer. Need a better product? To get started, download our Crowdsourcing to Innovate Products white paper.

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Innovation and Introduction to TRIZ Theory for New Product Development Process

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An Introduction to TRIZ Theory for the New Product Development Process

Robert Brands

What is the TRIZ theory and how can it improve your company’s new product development process? Innovation New Product Development business growth innovation in business NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

How to Improve Customer Experience in an Era of Choice

alternative products and services at their fingertips. to enhance products or services – has. opportunities for products, services, and markets. likely a customer is to recommend a certain product or service to a friend or. provide better products and services.

What Types of Innovation Projects Should Be Included In Your Portfolio?

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Question: We’re a very large, well-known consumer products company, and our portfolio is actually quite complex, as we have many different types of initiatives included, all at vastly different stages.

Learn from the Best: Google’s Nine Principles of Innovation (Part 1 of 2)

Robert Brands

Exploring Google’s Successful New Product Development and Innovation Process. So how does Google promote a culture of innovation and ensure that innovative ideas are properly implemented, creating profitable new products that position the company for long-term success?

Power Couple: Unlocking the Innovation Opportunities of Big Data and the Internet of Things

Robert Brands

All General NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT PROCESS how to be innovative innovation innovation books new product developmentOn this blog, we first wrote about the Internet of Things (IoT) in the blog post entitled “Innovation Management: Keeping Up with the Digital World.”

How to Make Your Design Thinking Program Turn Into Something Real

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Many of them related to the development of new products inside large companies in industries such as finance, health, education and consumer goods. Why do a large part of the design thinking projects in the corporate world never pass through the prototype phase?

2017 Business Innovation Report

But while innovation remains crucial, companies have evolved how they innovate, developing new. develop better products and services” and “reduce cost and. program structure and development. development and support of the company’s ideation program.

Want to Create Products Customers Love? Integrate User Experience

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Chad McAllister interviews Larry Marine about about the critical steps for applying UX to product development. Larry is a User Experience expert that has helped many companies improve their products as well as design new products.

BD Named 2015 Outstanding Corporate Innovator Winner by Product Development and Management Association

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The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), the premier global advocate for product development and management professionals, announced today that it has awarded the 2015 Outstanding Corporate Innovator (OCI) Award to BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX).

Six Habits of Highly Innovative Retailers

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Innovation can take many different forms, such as product, customer experience, business model, service and process innovation. As retailers look to drive profitable growth through loyalty and differentiation, innovation usually plays a prominent role.

Stop Believing your Publicity and Test it with a Minimum Viable Product

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Instead test your biggest and riskiest assumptions quickly with a Minimum Viable Product. Continue reading → Book Review Growth Innovation Strategy Customers Eric Ries growth lean startup minimum viable product MVP new product development NPD

Harnessing the Power of Innovation and Crowdsourcing Software

Robert Brands

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Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

Data analytics has transformed the way many product managers approach product enhancements, creating strong demand for product managers with skills and expertise in defining and analyzing product metrics to make more valuable product decisions.

Power Couple: Unlocking the Innovation Opportunities of Big Data and the Internet of Things

Robert Brands

Innovation how to be innovative innovation books New Product DevelopmentOn this blog, we first wrote about the Internet of Things (IoT) in the blog post entitled “Innovation Management: Keeping Up with the Digital World.”

How a (crowdsourced) idea becomes a product

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Sterilite launches crowdsourced product. Sterilite , the industry leading manufacturer of plastic storage containers, launched their first ever crowdsourced product idea to the marketplace. . They brought together marketing and product development to evaluate the ideas.

Dismantle the Business Model

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When companies want to innovate, there are three things they can change – products, services, and business models. Products are usually the first, second and third priorities.

Build Your Career by Sharing a Crowdsourced Idea

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The power tools giant runs quick one-to-four week challenges to solicit ideas on how to improve their product lines. Most of the participants are engineers or product developers, but anyone can submit an idea. And Home Depot asked TTi for more products in that category.

How Konica Minolta Uses Design Thinking: Co-creating Primary Imaging Solutions for the Future

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An inside look at how Konica Minolta Medical Imaging is using Design Thinking to help Healthcare providers develop their Primary Imaging strategy for the future; and convening the Healthcare Community at Healthovate!

Embracing Quick Wins and Quick Losses

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When moving a new product or service through the development cycle, there are generally four outcomes a New Product Development (NPD) team can expect.

Quality, Speed, and Cost: How to achieve all three in Innovation

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A long-standing belief across chemical and industrial product companies is that it’s not possible to rapidly produce low-cost, high-quality products. Innovation Product Innovation Strategy Industrial Products manufacturing new product development NPD Product Development quality

How Smart Product Managers Use a Business Case

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Properly used, a business case embodies the essential learning and planning derived from Lean, Design Thinking, and similar approaches to product development. Continue reading → Innovation Product Innovation Training business case Product Development Product Management

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Hands-On or Hands-Off?

Mike Shipulski

Clarity Culture How To Magic Product Development Seeing Things As They Are Uncertainty Lessons Learned Product Development EngineHands-on versus hands-off – as a leader it’s a fundamental choice.

A Beginner’s Guide to MVP

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In our beginner’s guide to MVPs our Head of Product, Gregor Ilg, explains what a minimum viable product is, how it is developed and how it can help companies to enhance innovation. MVP” is an acronym for “minimum viable product”. Understanding MVP Development .

Rebuild Personas According to Your Next Product Innovation

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In this article, Product Innovation Manager Alex Igor Sanghikian discusses the Adjacent Possibilities framework for product management. Using personas in your design thinking framework is important, but are the results satisfying and clear?

How Does your Business Stand to Benefit from Big Data?

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In this article, we’ll introduce you to the three V’s of big data - volume, velocity, and variety - and discuss the many ways your company can benefit from incorporating big data into decision making, product development, audience analysis, and much more.

The 7Ps of Successful Consumer Products

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Well-designed products make life easier by solving problems. Extraordinary products introduce new ways of doing things. To learn how to design great consumer products, I spoke with “Product Whisperer” Tracy Hazzard.

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. Innovation on TV: The Top 5 Innovation-Inspired Shows .

If you don’t know what to do, you may be on the right track!

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If you had a concept that would displace your most successful product? Build Capability collaboration Customers Innovation Management marketing People & Skills ideas innovation process new product development NPD Prototype

Measuring Innovation, Part 3/3: The Growth Innovation Index (GII)

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This article is the third and final in a series of 3 articles discussing measuring product innovation.

PBTO33: Creating Award Winning Products with Yogita Agarwal

Rmukesh Gupta

She runs a product design studio in Mumbai called Ware Innovations. . Why is she on the show: In her short career so far, she has already won multiple awards for multiple products. Some key aspects of product development.

Developing a New Product? Ask, Observe and Experience

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When developing a new product, it's important to understand how it will be used. Consumer Innovation Creativity Product Innovation Design Thinking new product development NPDTherefore you should always ask, observe and experience yourself.

The Business of Two-Speed IT

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The speed boat uses the MVP approach , together with agile software development and user-centric design. About the author: Martin Rudloff leads the Development team at etventure, and is the primary architect of etventure’s etv-CORE middleware platform. What is Two-Speed IT?

Top 8 Myths about Innovators and Innovation—Debunked! (Part 2 of 2)

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Innovation Inspiration Business Models corporate survival guide Innovation Books innovation in business Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovation process new product development Robert BrandsToday’s business world is buzzing with talk about innovators and innovation.

Know What It Takes for New Product Success?

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While nothing in life, innovation, and marketing is guaranteed, we can know what our chances for success are for a new product or service. We can know what it takes to double your chances of success as compared to the average of 25% for all new products.

Measuring Innovation, Part 2/3: The Criteria for a Good Innovation Index

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This article is the second in a series of three articles discussing measuring product innovation.

How to Quantify Novel, Useful and Successful

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Continue reading → Business Models Customers Innovation Uncategorized New Product new product development NPD PrototypeIs it disruptive? Is it innovative? Two meaningless questions. Two questions to stop asking.

Scaling Lean Product Management for Better Innovation

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Can you truly predict a customers’ reaction to a new innovative product and then scale the success of the product? Continue reading → People & Skills Processes & Tools Product Innovation lean lean startup Product Development Product Management

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