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Our Looming Product Line Mess

I have an important and timely message for product and innovation managers. It’s specifically for those who work in big companies. And I base the message on a fact I’ve seen validated repeatedly over my career. Here’s the fact: Growing markets forgive mistakes and declining markets revive and amplify mistakes. And here’s the message: Many […]

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The Red Queen’s Race

Winning the Red Queen’s Race in New Product Development “Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!” – Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass Does product development seem […]

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Agile and Strategy

The Need for Responsive Roadmapping Agile implementations have a big problem. When they bump up against an organization’s culture, progress can stop. It turns out, behaviors and practices can be a brick wall. To me, it’s humorous to hear experts say Agile’s full benefits accrue only from “transformative implementations.” They declare an organization, from top […]

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Glossary of Terms for Product Line Strategy & Roadmaps

Glossary of Terms for Product Line Strategy & Roadmaps Agile Attribute Positioning Balanced Scorecard Business-Growth Portfolio Business Model Business Model Transformation Business Transformation Chain-Link Chain-Link Alignment Chain-Link Strategy Concept Feasibility Concept Generation Critical-to-Success Cultural Inertia Culture Customer-desired Outcome Decision-Making Design Thinking Digitalization Digitization Ecosystem Platform Expected Value Framework Front-end Fulcrum Full Process Architecture Governance Growth […]

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Growth Portfolio

The set of all growth activities and initiatives within a business unit, including, but not limited to, those for all product lines.

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Innovation Charters

The Missing Linchpin to Product Line Strategy Most managers and executives know fast product development helps successful outcomes. There are two reasons for the push for speed. First, fast development is more efficient and less costly. And second, the sooner you launch a product, the better your competitive position. While there’s not a 100% correlation […]