Right-Products-Right

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 […]

Multi-Product Mindset

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 […]

Product Line Mess

Your Product Line Mess Looms Large

Can you fix it by next summer? The COVID economy hasn’t messed up all product lines. But I’m stunned by how many well-known companies have serious problems. And most customers and shareholders have yet to see the messes. But discussions inside the companies are getting rough. Count your blessings if your product line continues performing […]

post-COVID growth

A New Growth Cycle? You Bet!

But it’s not just ‘more of before.’ This growth cycle won’t be a pick up from where we were before our COVID experience. We’re all dealing with major changes and disruptions. Nonetheless, growth is imminent. Get ready! Consumer demand is pent up, and the money supply is pumped up. And that’s for every major country […]

Testing Assumptions

Testing Assumptions

Assumptions May Be Your Product Line’s Enemy A curious thing is happening as we learn ways to work through and deal with the COVID disruption. It seems everyone is questioning and testing assumptions. And by that, I don’t mean only about how we work online from anywhere. I mean people are questioning foundational assumptions about […]

Product Line

Rethinking The Product Line

How to Improve Your Product Line’s Performance A product line is a collection of related products. But let’s be clear. There’s only one reason to create and organize a set of products into a product line. It’s to boost their performance. Managing products as a line should deliver better results than when you manage the […]

Covid Problem

The Optimist and Pessimist COVID Problem

How to Unfreeze a Product Line With Responsive Roadmapping The COVID economy created tough conditions for many product line teams. No one has ever seen uncertainty at levels like we see today. But I’ve dealt with the effects of recessions on product management and innovation. And I am surprised by one striking difference. In today’s […]

Responsive Roadmapping

Responsive Roadmapping for Product Lines – Online Master Class

Why product lines need to use Responsive Roadmapping to drive superior performance How to create and manage Responsive Product Line Roadmaps Key practices and processes to embed in your organization. https://adept-plm.com/product-strategy-workshops/ This live online master class takes participants far beyond traditional single product and project management oriented roadmapping. Using templates and examples, participants learn how […]

Product Line Master Class

The Essence of Great Product Line Strategy – Online Master Class

Why product line strategies are much more powerful than single product strategies Why and how multi-product and multi-generational planning must combine Key factors to drive superior product line performance. Registration and Fee This live online master class takes participants far beyond traditional product management thinking. The class teaches what it takes to boost entire lines. […]

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Product Line as a System – Online Master Class

How to create and shape a powerful Systems View of a Product Line. Why you need this view. And how a Systems View will drive superior performance. When change matters the most, you need an effective and powerful tool to calculate and orchestrate the change. If you’re concerned how your product line should respond to […]