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8 edition of Flexible Product Development found in the catalog.

Flexible Product Development

Building Agility for Changing Markets

by Preston G. Smith

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Jossey-Bass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management & management techniques,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Industrial Design - Product,
  • Marketing - Product Management,
  • Business & Economics / General,
  • General,
  • New products,
  • Product management

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8149794M
    ISBN 100787995843
    ISBN 109780787995843

    As utilization increases, delays lengthen dramatically. Consumers no longer just want a printer or a car, they rather ask for a printing service or a mobility service. At any point in an agile project, anyone — the scrum team, stakeholders, or anyone else in the organization with a good idea — can identify new product requirements. Flexible product development: liberate your product innovation from stages and gates. They tend to exploit any downtime by starting a new project.

    To learn more, visit greenguard. Projects often include scope bloat, unnecessary product features included out of fear of mid-project change. The Role of a Flexible Project Manager. During sprint planning at the beginning of each sprint, the scrum team can use the product backlog priority to help decide whether a new requirement should be part of the sprint. Free shipping for individuals worldwide Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

    The teams that faced high prototyping costs invested more effort on specification, development, and verification. For the pharmaceutical company, this might involve taking steps to align the objectives of the animal-testing unit with those of the discovery unit. Modular versus Integral Architectures. This ebook is an Adobe PDF document that has been designed to be fully interactive; beyond just reading very useful material, you will be able to use the templates and tools and also be able to share the information with your peers around the world. Development teams often assume that their products are done when no more features can be added. The Value of Failure.


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Flexible Product Development book

Lakeshore is honored to be a Teachers' Pick! Business Management Nonfiction Traditional project management approaches are not sufficient for product development due to the complexity of getting a new product to market. Technology changes, personnel turnover, changing customer requirements, multi-site development, and unclear schedules are but a few of the variables that render conventional project management deficient.

Preston Smith introduces approaches that can enhance development process flexibility by creating and maintaining development options, delaying decisions, and, in general, reducing the cost of change.

This ebook is an Adobe PDF document that has been designed to be fully interactive; beyond just reading very useful material, you will be able to use the templates and tools and also be able to share the information with your peers around the world.

In contrast, its competitor, Team Dennis Conner, which had access to more-powerful computers supercomputers at Boeingran large batches of simulations every few weeks and then tested possible solutions on one boat. Uncertainty and Decisions. But because they used low-cost prototyping technologies, they outperformed in terms of the time and effort required teams that tried to get their design right the first time.

We have completed research on this topic recently and are preparing three articles for publication on it. In this landmark book, Preston Smith attributes the recentdecline in innovation to pressure from financial markets, whichdrives management toward rigid development approaches such asphased development processes, Six Sigma, and project office.

People and Decisions. For companies both large and small that need to become more limber in launching new products, Flexible Product Development offers a guide for an age of change.

As batch sizes become larger, average inventory levels rise, which raises holding costs. In product development many tasks are unique, project requirements constantly change, and the output—thanks, in part, to the widespread use of advanced computer-aided design and simulation and the incorporation of software in physical products—is information, which can reside in multiple places at the same time.

Project Management. Fallacy 4: The sooner the project is started, the sooner it will be finished. One company that has understood this is Apple.

Flexible product development: liberate your product innovation from stages and gates.

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Agile approaches to scope management are fundamentally different than traditional methods for scope management. Modular versus Integral Architectures. The material in this book has been field-tested by the authors and by many companies similar to yours. Project managers rigidly control and discourage changes after stakeholders sign off on requirements.

The companies that understand how this works have exploited IT advances to reduce batch sizes, often with astonishing results. Desirable People Qualities. As the project moves down the line, significant commitments are made and the cost of responding to new insights increases by orders of magnitude.Flexible definition is - capable of being flexed: pliant.

How to use flexible in a sentence. Synonym Discussion of flexible. introducing a new product •Explain the relationship between pricing and the product life cycle Key Terms markup pricing cost-plus pricing one-price policy flexible-price policy skimming pricing penetration pricing Marketing Essentials Chapter 26, Section Basic Pricing Policies Graphic Organizer Use a chart to take notes about the.

Group Announces Release of “Optimal Product Process ” Book, a Flexible Framework for Highly-Effective Product Management and Product Marketing Share Article Second Edition incorporates feedback from tens of thousands of clients, and added flexibility supports teams using Agile, Waterfall, or Hybrid development.

Jan 01,  · Flexible Product Development book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this landmark book, Preston Smith attributes the recent de /5.

Innovation Spaces: The New Design of Work Julie Wagner and Dan Watch April The Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Initiative on Innovation and Placemaking is a collaboration between the Brookings.

It is a comprehensive Product Management framework that covers everything a company or team needs to create products that delight customers and maximize revenues. The Optimal Product Process™ is designed to be flexible and customizable.

It can be used with any development methodology, including Agile and Waterfall/Phase-Gate.