Tag Archives: speed

Balancing factors for situation success

I’ve been blessed in life with the opportunity to tackle a diverse set of me-stretching challenges.  Perhaps I sought these out by saying “Yes, I can do that!” a bit hastily, but I’ve never considered a perceived-by-others failure to be … Continue reading

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Massively parallel thinking

The following is crazy talk, but sometimes it’s helpful to aim impossibly high to uncover the roadblocks to dramatic improvement. Why does it take 6, 12, 18, 24 months or more to design and deliver a new product to market?  How … Continue reading

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Rapid scoring of alternatives

Everyone wants to make quick, high quality decisions.  It’s important to find a balance between “analysis paralysis” and “speed kills”.  For example, I encourage the folks that I mentor to take their time when defining criteria; understanding their stakeholders’ needs, … 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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