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Top Three Takeaways from Frost & Sullivan’s MindxChange

This year marked the 10th anniversary of the Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation & Development MindxChange, and it was a great one! If you’re unfamiliar with Frost & Sullivan, and their contribution to everything innovation, I can ensure you that they don’t throw your granddad’s event. This year was 3 days packed to brim...

Pairing with a Winning Partner

So let’s say you’ve successfully delivered the business case for product portfolio management (PPM) and convinced your team that it’s time to take the next step in your organization’s innovation maturity (I recommend reading “Making the Case for Change” if you’re not there yet). The next step is to vet the vendors and select the...

Creating Capacity for Innovation [Infographic]

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation: the brand that brings the best, most innovative products to market. Unfortunately, what we often find is that these same organizations fundamentally fail in creating capacity for innovation. Check out the infographic to find out more about creating capacity for innovation and begin shifting your organization’s product...

12 Signs That It’s Time to Start Your PPM Journey

In my last post I discussed how product organizations are using ineffective tools to manage their product portfolio and that it’s likely cutting into their bottom line due to inefficient resource utilization and missed deadlines when bringing products to market. Still, how do you know when you’ve reached the tipping point, and when it’s really time...

Is Your Product Portfolio Tool Working for or Against You?

Whether you know it or not, your company already uses a product portfolio tool. This tool might be as simple as a collection of spreadsheets, or possibly something more robust. Regardless, if you’re using a method for recording ideas, prioritizing projects, and managing resources – you’re already leveraging a tool(s) to manage the product development...