Tag Archives: NPD

Trending: Beggin’s Spooktacular Canines

With Halloween festivities in full swing, a growing trend of dressing up 4-legged friends in Halloween costumes is evident both, online and in real life. Hundreds of costumed canines strolled in Tompkins Square Park in New York City on October 26th for the Halloween Dog Parade, the biggest and most highly competitive costume contest for dogs in NYC.

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Innovation from NPD to NPSD

To have a real systematic innovation in products have to decide between Staged vs Spiral Development, in this article I propose to use the product development improving process bringing Innovation from NPD (New Product Development) to NPSD (New Product Spiral Development).

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How Open Innovation Increases Consumer Value

Fast Company magazine recently named Nike the most innovative company of 2013, largely based upon a revolutionary new fitness monitoring bracelet called the FuelBand. The FuelBand has helped transform Nike from an apparel manufacturer to a technology, data and services company integrated into their consumers daily lifestyle. Nike simply could not acquire all the aspects of expertise required, and get the product to market quickly, without utilizing Open Innovation.

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The Promise and Peril of 3D Printing

By now, you’ve probably heard about 3D printing. 3D printing technology isn’t new -- it’s actually been around for a few decades. What’s new is the fact that in the past few years, a “perfect storm” of converging technologies are rapidly opening up a lot of potential new applications.

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