The Role of Product Definition in Innovation Success-Part II

Defining New ProductsA key determinate of innovation success is a robust process for choosing and defining new products. This is part of the “fuzzy front end” and sets the stage for successful innovation. I have written extensively about the concept of the portfolio process (1), but in this two-part article I will focus on the role of a solid product definition in innovation success.  Continue reading

Introducing the Innovation as a System™ Seminar Series

IAAS2A new online seminar series provides multiple one-hour online webinars that help companies improve innovation management. Topics include how business value is created through effective innovation management, viewing innovation management as a closed-loop business process, portfolio management, project management including understanding risk, using phase gate and scrum processes, effective metrics, and the key role of management in innovation success. Continue reading