7 Mistakes to Avoid When Integrating New Product Development Processes

As companies experience maturity in some areas of their new product development (NPD) processes, for example Stage-Gate® or portfolio management, they often begin to recognize gaps in other areas of process maturity. If the implementation of your full architecture of NPD processes is not well planned and committed to holistically, managers will likely face challenges across the business and at various points of the NPD lifecycle. Luckily, with a well-advised approach, the implementation can have Read more […] Related posts: Best Practices and Mistakes to Avoid when Building Capability in Your NPD Architecture Celebrating the Gaps in Your New Product Development Processes

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 O’Connor, you’ll hear two perspectives on process, including: Integrating key NPD processes The Read more […] Related posts: Best Practices and Mistakes to Avoid when Building Capability in Your NPD Architecture 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Integrating New Product Development Processes

Celebrating the Gaps in Your New Product Development Processes

As companies mature in their stages-and-gates and portfolio management processes, they often become aware of gaps or immaturity in their new product development (NPD) processes earlier in the pipeline, i.e., in the front end. This is not a time to panic. In fact, it is a time to celebrate the progress that has been made and acknowledge that this maturity later in the pipeline is indicative of your organization’s ability to implement and mature processes in the front end. This is also a time to Read more […] Related posts: 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Integrating New Product Development Processes Front-to-Back New Product Development Process Design, Deployment and Alignment