Innovation Roadmaps: What Are They Good For, Anyway?

Innovation Excellence

At the heart, product roadmaps show the major milestones of a project’s lifecycle. Maintaining Product Roadmaps is a useful discipline in just about any organization that has more than one product. But aside from capturing product timelines, what good are they? If a roadmap is just another deliverable you owe an executive, that checks a.

All You need to know about Roadmapping in Innovation

ITONICS

Roadmapping has been used in industry for a while and recently has been extensively scientifically analyzed and further developed. Thus, it’s essential to actively use robust methods such as roadmapping – to stay ahead of the competition. Technology Roadmap.

All You need to know about Roadmapping in Innovation

ITONICS

Roadmapping has been used in industry for a while and recently has been extensively scientifically analyzed and further developed. Thus, it’s essential to actively use robust methods such as roadmapping – to stay ahead of the competition. Product and Innovation Roadmap.

How to Incorporate Client Feedback into Your Product Roadmap and Plan for Iteration

AureaWorks

Regardless of the project’s scope or your company’s size, product development requires client feedback. This applies both to external customers who are buying from your company or other teams within your organization that have requested the product.

The Myth of the First-Mover Advantage: Why to be Smarter, Not Faster

New Market Advisors

Finally, assuming you’ve decided that the opportunity is a good fit for the organization, it’s important to develop a go-to-market plan that focuses on the details. He helps companies understand customer needs, build innovation capabilities, and develop plans for growth.

A Beginner’s Guide to MVP

etventure

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 .

Five Ways to Fight the Inertia Holding Back Innovation

New Market Advisors

They assume that the customers who are buying their products today will continue to buy from them as long as they do a reasonable job keeping up with the competition. They think that if they can get enough awareness about their products, they’ll be able to unseat the industry giants.

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Why Innovation Isn’t Everyone’s Job

New Market Advisors

Executives are constantly lamenting that new ideas only come out of “the labs” or “Product” when, in fact, the company is made up of thousands of people with great ideas. And I don’t want to suggest that people in non-Product roles don’t have good ideas for things customers may want.

Emerging Trends in the Automotive Sector

IdeaScale

Perhaps no industry has been as proprietary about their intellectual property as the automotive sector where their product development is their competitive edge. However, no matter what automotive company you work for, there are some emerging trends that will impact your roadmap.

Innovation needs Time, Talent and Temperment

RTI Innovation Advisors

But what we should be asking, in much the same way the "lean startup" folks are asking about bare essentials and "minimum viable products", is: what is the minimum investment it takes to make my (team, product group, line of business, company) more innovative? And of course time for the product development process. People who are unwilling to change or explore will simply recreate products and services that already exist.

71 Innovation Methodologies

Open Innovation EU

A while ago I sat down with Machiel Wetselaar & David van Dinther to create a list of innovation methodologies for a course we’re developing. New Product and Development Service Process (Hauser). New Product Development Front End (Khurana). Roadmapping.

Culture of Innovation: Premera Blue Cross Engages Employees to Drive Innovation

Planview Spigit

As organizations seek to add value to customers and develop new, differentiated products and services, innovation is at the heart of strategy. Premera Blue Cross provides insurance products and wellness consulting services to more than 2.2

What Open Innovation Can Mean for Small Companies

Yet2

Open Innovation” is the common term for a process that promotes product development and strategic growth in which a company looks outside its own boundaries for technical ideas or solutions to add into its product development plans. Lafley famously made it a corporate objective that 50% of the company’s revenues would come from new products. To generate the faster flow of new products required, they would utilize an Open Innovation model.

What do most innovative companies have in common?

hackerearth

Providing a supportive environment that encourages failure ensures that the strongest ideas gain organization-wide acceptance and reach the market as great products. And whatever they learn or earn from such measurements, they put it to use in their product roadmaps or other business areas.

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How to be More Agile as Competitive Advantages Fade

New Market Advisors

This is especially true in industries with long product development timelines. A big part of that is having a deep understanding of customer needs that transcends the particular projects and products that teams may be working on.

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How to setup an ‘innovation team’

hackerearth

The strategy and the roadmap towards the desired innovation-driven mode are critical. Product experts. The experts combining deep technical knowledge, best practices and understanding of product architecture, product development lifecycle and innovation methodologies.

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Stop Building Products No One Wants: How to Experiment Your Way to Success

Moves the Needle

When it comes to the development and commercialization of new products , no one holds more accountability for the product’s ultimate success than the Product Manager. Product Manager” isn’t exactly a title that fits neatly into a box. In most cases, a product manager is someone who works cross-functionally with development, marketing, and customer support in order to map out use cases for new products.

Get Real About Your Company’s Future

The Inovo Group

At the time, there were no widely recognized market research reports, customer insights, or technology roadmaps (except perhaps inside Apple) that projected what the world might conceivably look like in 2017. Technology roadmapping?

Successfully shaping Digital Transformation

ITONICS

How to develop a clear strategy in the context of digital transformation? Accepting that every factor of a company (customer, employees, products, etc.) As a result, you can develop resulting fields of action. How develop a clear strategy in the context of digital transformation?

Dreaming and Doing

CorporateIntel

Yet too many solicit the feedback and then bat it away, a check mark on their roadmap to convince themselves they are not building in isolation. The combination of listening and interpreting is what hones an idea and an action plan, shaping and molding it into a viable product.

5 Things to Stop Doing to Enable Enterprise Innovation

Moves the Needle

*This post originally appeared on Mind the Product. With this in mind, if you’re a corporate executive or part of a product or innovation team, here are some key habits that you should stop doing if you want to innovate in the enterprise.

5 Things to stop doing to enable enterprise innovation

Moves the Needle

*This post originally appeared on Mind the Product. With this in mind, if you’re a corporate executive or part of a product or innovation team, here are some key habits that you should stop doing if you want to innovate in the enterprise.

Innovating at Startup Speed – the Silicon Valley Way

Qmarkets

At Enterprise Development Group (EDG) we have recently made an interesting observation: there has always been a fairly steady stream of visitors to Silicon Valley, but lately this has become a veritable torrent. Development Driven by Venture Capital. A Global Innovation Hotbed.

Innovating at Startup Speed – the Silicon Valley Way

Qmarkets

At Enterprise Development Group (EDG) we have recently made an interesting observation: there has always been a fairly steady stream of visitors to Silicon Valley, but lately this has become a veritable torrent. Development Driven by Venture Capital. A Global Innovation Hotbed.

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. Regular check-ins with product owners are also helpful in knowing priorities.”

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What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

An innovation process “connects upstream idea valuation to downstream production and release to market.” Innovation Management is about more than just planning new products, services, brand extensions, or technology inventions. Product Innovation.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

An innovation process “connects upstream idea valuation to downstream production and release to market.” Innovation Management is about more than just planning new products, services, brand extensions, or technology inventions. Product Innovation.

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.

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How ITONICS’ customers practice trend and technology management

ITONICS

Durst: We continue to be the sole provider who covers innovation management with an integrated, end-to-end approach: from environmental scanning to trend and technology management all the way to innovation portfolios and roadmaps.