Resource Library

The Adept Group provides free resources for new product development (NPD) and innovation management productivity.  We’ll cover a wealth of knowledge in a variety of formats – from quick-read blogs to in-depth whitepapers and from webinars to data sheets. Below is a sampling of these resources. Click on section headers to access more. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, email us at info@adept-plm.com and we’ll track it down for you.

Blogs:

  • Fighting Evil Complexity Costs

    DownloadArticlePDF-buttonSmart Product Line Strategies & Roadmaps

    by Paul O’Connor, NPDP

    Accounting can be as thrilling as getting teeth pulled. Cost accounting, however, is a skill product developers must get their arms around. This is the black art of calculating how much products cost to develop, ...

 Articles:

  • Fighting Evil Complexity Costs

    DownloadArticlePDF-buttonSmart Product Line Strategies & Roadmaps

    by Paul O’Connor, NPDP

    Accounting can be as thrilling as getting teeth pulled. Cost accounting, however, is a skill product developers must get their arms around. This is the black art of calculating how much products cost to develop, ...

  • Communicating Product Line Strategies

    DownloadArticlePDF-buttonThe Missing Framework and Language

    by Paul O’Connor

    Product Managers and product line contributors do not know how to talk to one another about Product Line Strategies. This can be costly. Adept Group research suggests people who contribute to a product line often do not ...

Webinars:

  • On Demand | 30 Minute Webcast: 2 Views on 4 Keys to Integrating a Winning NPD Process

    The development of new products requires companies to move from a culture where innovation is not repeatable or scalable—to a culture of operationalized innovation that celebrates fast failures and delivers a strategically aligned product portfolio. In this webcast, based on the recent whitepaper, “Seven Mistakes to Avoid When Integrating New Product Development Processes,” written by Paul ...

Whitepapers:

Podcasts:

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