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Product Scoping Decisions

If you have been around Product Development or Systems Engineering long enough, you could write some horror stories describing how feature bloat killed a great product. Regardless of your product development methodology (waterfall, lean startup, agile, etc.), every product has … Continue reading

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Reporting from the 29th NBIA International Conference on Business Incubation

This week three members of the Decision Driven® Solutions team (John Fitch, Ron Carter, Bruce Lerner) are attending the 29th NBIA International Conference on Business Incubation in Denver, Colorado.  We are here exhibiting the Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) to … Continue reading

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Accelerating new product development

There’s no quick fix for accelerating the development of a new product.  That’s because your organization has a baseline (existing, current) capability for product development that is comprised of a mix of existing solutions, people, process/methods, tools and knowledge assets.  If … Continue reading

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Continuous decision management

Newton’s Second Law of Motion is expressed as an equation is F = ma; Force = Mass x Acceleration.  This law is one of the most useful principles of the physical sciences; nearly everything we do and every product we … Continue reading

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Gates don’t accelerate

Many companies use a product development process that includes a series of gates.  At each gate they conduct a gate review to determine whether the product is ready for the next phase of development; if not they send it back … Continue reading

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Transforming science into technology into products into business

Decisions create your future! Whether you think of launching a new business from a top-down perspective (starting from your Vision) or bottom-up (starting from a promising scientific behavior to exploit and build around), the value of your business is created … Continue reading

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Time to capability

Business folks use a term, time to market, to describe the time it takes to translate an idea for a new product into something real that can be sold to generate revenue.   Getting a product to market fast and first … Continue reading

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