Category: Product Innovation

Land the Product Manager Job You Want

Most of us understand that innovation is enormously important. It’s the only insurance against irrelevance. It’s the only guarantee of long-term customer loyalty. It’s the only strategy for out-performing a dismal economy. Continue reading

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Your innovation profile should balance risk and reward and it should play to your strengths and resources. Continue reading

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There can be confusion as to what innovation means in retail. Here’s how we think about where innovation occurs in retail, and what’s driving it. Continue reading

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Product Management Foundation

Chad McAllister interviews Greg Gerracie, an experienced product manager, about the ProdBOK and why many organizations have product management capabilities that miss opportunities to optimize value creation Continue reading

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Don't Fail with Innovation Failure

It is generally accepted that innovation involves risk.  In the more enlightened organizations it is also clear that failure should be accepted as a consequence of playing the innovation game.  It’s a bit like sport.  You can’t win all the time, but it doesn’t mean that you change the whole team if you lose one game. Continue reading

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Given the chaotic nature of the fuzzy front end, it is no surprise organizations struggle with identifying sources for promising ideas along with processes for jumpstarting innovation. But it doesn’t have to be such a struggle. I found several tools for making innovation a lot less fuzzy… Continue reading

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Yannig Roth presents some “PepsiCo” branded open innovation initiatives ane a link to the “The State of Crowdsourcing in 2015″ report, which shares some important insights about the state of crowdsourcing, and how it is used for marketing and innovation by leading companies like PepsiCo. Continue reading

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