A Collaborative Product Development Stage Gate

IdeaScale

You might be surprised to learn that silica sand is used in a wide variety of industries: everything from the oil & gas vertical to products in sports & recreation. The post A Collaborative Product Development Stage Gate appeared first on IdeaScale.

Finding the Ideation and Product Development Balance

IdeaScale

At some point, you have to stop ideating and start putting those ideas into production. But for many businesses, finding the line between ideation and product development can be tricky. The post Finding the Ideation and Product Development Balance appeared first on IdeaScale.

Product Development Process Lessons from BOSE’s Innovations

Innovation Excellence

I helped to bring into the world two blockbuster products – BOSE’s Noise-Cancelling Headphones and the BOSE® Wave® Music System. Here are seven product development process lessons learned from our experience creating products enjoyed by millions of customers.

Successful Product Development Campaigns Highlight the Power of Crowdsourcing

IdeaScale

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.

The 2018 Business Guide to Implementing an Innovation Program

either product or processes. revealed that product or service innovation was. hiring, employee engagement, productivity, and product. design and develop the program, to implement it, and ultimately, to. for continuous professional development.

Product development through hypotheses – start of the new blog series

etventure

Product development is confronted with the constant challenge of supplying the customer with a product that exactly meets his needs. In our new blog series, etventure’s product managers provide an insight into their work and approach. The focus is on hypothesis-driven product development – an approach that is oriented primarily towards the “Lean Startup” philosophy. What is the secret of successful product development?

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

Innovation and Introduction to TRIZ Theory for New Product Development Process

Innovation Excellence

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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.

Creative Quickies – A Vital New Product Development Question to Ask

BrainZooming

There are soooooooooooooo many ways to generate creative ideas. One way is to come up with a name that inspires an idea. When you check the name, it doesn’t work (or someone has already used it), but the idea has some possibilities, so you run with it. That’s what has happened here.

Product Development & Management Association (PDMA) Annual Conference

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The post Product Development & Management Association (PDMA) Annual Conference appeared first on Venture2 Inc. October 16-19, 2016 (Atlanta, GA) – As part of PDMA’s 2016 Annual Conference, Michael Docherty will provide a keynote address on corporations and startups co-creating the future and how we need each other now more than ever. SPEAKING & EVENTS

Product development: How to get the most out of internal feedback

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How Corporations Can Manage New Ventures and University Projects as Extensions of their Advanced Product Development

Corporate Innovation

There are always new initiatives at every corporation that test the opportunity to build new businesses in new markets and introduce new product innovations (Horizon 2) in an effort to extend existing business models.

How Corporations Can Manage New Ventures and University Projects as Extensions of their Advanced Product Development

Corporate Innovation

There are always new initiatives at every corporation that test the opportunity to build new businesses in new markets and introduce new product innovations (Horizon 2) in an effort to extend existing business models.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

or respond to feedback, and develop the. product innovation, or between sustaining. process innovation, new product ideas, or. we call ideation rate, measures the productivity. company develop that habit – and if your culture includes a process to. development.

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

Innovation in Practice

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).

How Corporations Can Manage New Ventures and University Projects as Extensions of their Advanced Product Development

Corporate Innovation

There are always new initiatives at every corporation that test the opportunity to build new businesses in new markets and introduce new product innovations (Horizon 2) in an effort to extend existing business models.

ZipBuds: a short story in product development

Bennett Cherry

When students ask what it takes to get a product developed from concept to consumer, I now have another great example to share with them: ZipBuds, from Digital Group Audio (DGA).A A little background would help, wouldn't it? Here's how it goes.Erik Groset, President and Co-Founder of DGA, has been a featured Guest Entrepreneur in my classes over the past 2 years and has done a masterful job of.

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

Innovation Excellence

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

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.

Defining Portfolio Scope: Is it Necessary for Effective Portfolio Management?

Innovation Excellence

Many of our clients ask if they need to specifically define what projects, products or offerings should be included in their product portfolios and what should be left out.

Leveraging Suppliers for Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Innovation market-besed procurement Product DevelopmentOne of the greatest thrills of a career is when you see a nice client thrive and prosper. Recently, I was flown to the West Coast with a client to co-present the findings of a few innovation projects.

Key for Innovation Implementation and Business Success is Communication

Idea to Value

Sure, having a brilliant idea for a new product or service coupled with the top talent and resources may give you a rocket-propelled push at the starting line for the innovation process. Effective communication leads to collaboration among innovation teams , which leads to optimal performance outcomes for the new product development process and innovation To bring about the most successful collaborations, you must be able to marshal the forces of your i nnovation collective.

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

Innovation Excellence

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.

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.

How to Create a Culture to Capitalize on Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Innovation community culture growth Product DevelopmentCreating a Commercialization Culture A presentation by Jay Morgan, VP Global Innovation Bayer Consumer Care given at the back end of Innovation Conference, October, 2015.

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.”

Break The Loop Of Underperforming Innovations

Innovation Excellence

The tangible sales results of new product or service innovations are directly tied to the corporate mindset and systems that created them. Mindset precedes and dictates the systems which develop & launch innovations.

Want to Create Products Customers Love? Integrate User Experience

Innovation Excellence

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.

How Does your Business Stand to Benefit from Big Data?

InnovationManagement

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.

Five Tips for Successful Adoption of a PPM System

Innovation Excellence

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How a (crowdsourced) idea becomes a product

Betterific

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.

Innovation Sighting: Task Unification and GladWare Containers

Innovation Excellence

Case Study Consumer Innovation Customers Innovation Inspiration marketing consumer goods new product development NPDTask Unification is defined as: assigning an additional task to an existing resource.

The Additive Manufacturing Maturity Model

Mike Shipulski

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is technology/product space with ever-increasing performance and an ever-increasing collection of products. Sell Products/Services – Sell high volume AM-produced products for a profit.

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?

Phase Gate and Portfolio Management: Two Processes, One Goal

Innovation Excellence

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Communication is Key for Innovation Implementation and Business Success

Innovation Excellence

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How to Make Your Design Thinking Program Turn Into Something Real

InnovationManagement

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?

Missing Your NPD Targets?

Innovation Excellence

Capacity planning is standard for manufacturing, but many companies don’t diligently capacity plan their new product development (NPD) pipeline, and some expect managers to just “figure it out”.