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Capability roadmaps

I know this is counter-intuitive, but NOW is the time think strategically – NOW is the time to build a set of capability roadmaps for your organization!  This month’s global financial meltdown makes you want to shrink your planning horizon … 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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Decision: Technology Core Competencies

Any company that creates high-tech hardware and software products has to invest strategically in technology core competencies.  This technology portfolio provides the basis for building compelling, highly-differentiated products and avoiding the some of the perils of creeping commoditization. Here’s an … Continue reading

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Roadmap examples

I’ve written quite a few words concerning Decision Driven® Strategy roadmaps in the past week, so here’s a few pictures to illustrate important concepts. Here’s a roadmap for an example water filter company that highlights their decisions concerning possible futures … Continue reading

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Roadmapping basics

Over the years I’ve helped numerous groups create technology, capability, product, platform and strategy roadmaps.  Most of these used a format similar to one popularized by Bob Galvin during his tenure at the helm of Motorola.  Such roadmaps depict the evolution … Continue reading

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Decision Driven® Roadmap tool available

The Decision Driven® Roadmap tool within the Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF) is available.  This tool will enable you to build a set of linked roadmaps, i.e. to time-align the alternatives across multiple decisions.  The most common use of this … Continue reading

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Strategic roadmapping jump-start service

In conjunction with the Decision Driven® Roadmaps tool within the Decision Driven® Solutions Framework (DDSF), I’m re-launching a new consulting service, a Strategic Roadmapping Jump-Start.  I’ve delivered many variants of this service with high-tech clients over the last decade, but … Continue reading

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