The Innovation Coach

Defining New ProductsAre you a small to mid-sized manufacturing company and concerned that how you currently manage innovation and new product development is not optimized to provide continued growth in revenue and earnings? Or do you want to explore ways to improve an existing process? The Innovation Coach offered by New Product Visions provides a unique 4-day group coaching format focused on improving an existing new product development (NPD) process or implementing one for the first time.

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Fostering a Culture of New Product Innovation: A Bottom’s Up Perspective-Part II

GrassrootsInnovation is the process that links technology to a market need and results in a product or service of value. But what are the key elements that need to be in place for a company to be innovative? That’s not a simple answer. Every industry, technology, and company is different so what works for one, may not work for another. Every senior manager responsible for their firm’s financial performance and concerned about long-term growth, whether a CEO, president, or owner, wants their organization to be innovative, but what does that really mean? Continue reading

Fostering a Culture of New Product Innovation: A Bottom’s Up Perspective-Part I

GrassrootsInnovation is the process that links technology to a market need and results in a product or service of value. But what are the key elements that need to be in place for a company to be innovative? That’s not a simple answer. Every industry, technology, and company is different so what works for one, may not work for another. Every senior manager responsible for their firm’s financial performance and concerned about long-term growth, whether a CEO, president, or owner, wants their organization to be innovative, but what does that really mean? Continue reading