Entries by Paul O'Connor

Video – Product Line Flow

This short video delivers a quick primer on Product Line Flow and Maximizing Product Line Velocity. Click to Start If this video was of interest, please consider reading our Blog entitled Product Line Flow and Maximizing Its Velocity. To learn more or to discuss Product Line Flows, please contact us HERE.  

The Dubious “Best Practice” Moniker

How the Halo Effect Demands Cautionary Advice about Innovation Best Practices Careful. Innovation professionals should tone down their zeal for Best Practice studies. These studies suggest you should copy best practices. If you do, your company can become high-performing, just like the best. But there are two problems. One that’s widely recognized and another that’s […]

Right-Products-Right

RIP: Screening and Time-to-Market For decades, the mantra of product development has been “Right-Products-Right.” It’s a call to find the best projects and then carry out their development superbly. But this simple phrase leaves most managers with an enormous challenge. How do you know what “Best” means? And how can you get your organization to […]

Single Versus Multi-Product Thinking

Single-Product and Multi-Product Thinking Learn the Difference The way we think about products, their development and management, sets the approaches for how our company operates. It forms the rules and assumptions we follow. The problem is that sticking to old-school Single-Product thinking can hamper the performance we gain from products and product lines, regardless of […]