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Cross functional innovation teams

Cross functional development teams seems like a no-brainer: Having representatives from marketing, finance, operations, customer service, etc. involved early should speed the development process by allowing communication and coordination to be performed in parallel instead of linear fashion. Diversity of … Continue reading

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Rushing the Gates – I

Don’t let process management kill innovation For over a decade there has been research indicating that a Stage-Gate® process hampers more innovative new product development projects. For me a high point of these analyses was a 2005 presentation at the … Continue reading

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