Monthly Archives: February 2016

Lean and Agile Thinking

It’s hard to escape the influence that the Lean and Agile movements have had on innovation-driven enterprises.  They have grown from their manufacturing and software roots to converge in the new product development, innovation and start-up space.  And done mostly … Continue reading

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Creating Value through Interaction Management

The ability to define, visualize and manage the interactions associated with any product or systems is growing in importance.  Mastering Interaction Management tools such as the N-Squared Diagram can create new value for your organization.  But where should you apply … Continue reading

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The Interaction Management Challenge

There is the potential for interaction(s) between every pair of components that comprise a product or system. These interactions are governed by the scientific principles/laws of our universe, i.e. any two components can and will interact in every way made … Continue reading

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3 Types of Decisions

A Decision Breakdown Structure (DBS) is the decomposition of any strategy or design challenge into a hierarchy of decisions (questions that demand answers).  First time “framers” of a DBS often have difficulty in understanding that they have to use the … Continue reading

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