Innovation Organizing for Innovation

An excerpt from the forthcoming book “Organizing and Managing Insanely Great Products” by David Fradin with RN Prasad. It is the CultureThe OrganizationOrganizing for InnovationLeadershipOrganizational StructureThe Impact of DigitalWho is the decider?Metrics for InnovationSummary Organizing for Innovation In this section, I will discuss how toorganize for innovation, leadership, structure, the impact of digital, decisionmaking and…

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Innovation management

An excerpt from the forthcoming book “Organizing and Managing Insanely Great Products” by David Fradin with RN Prasad In this section, I will discuss how to manage innovation, the cost of advanced technology, change oriented innovation, and all of the strategic management options. Innovation is solving real problems fast, better, and perhaps at a lower cost. …

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Why Your Organization Cannot Innovate

There’s something about the whole analytical mindset that effectively drives the ability to innovate out of the building.-Fred Gluck, managing director of McKinsey & Company Executives are extremely dissatisfied with their organization’s innovative performance but most firms seem to hate innovating. Does yours? In 2016, McKinsey reported that 84% of executives see innovation as extremely…

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Innovation Tools goes musical

After almost a year in the making, the audio version of the book Innovation Tools is coming out. The book covers everything from crowdsourcing to open innovation, from hackerspaces to behavioural innovation. It introduced a number of topics for the the first time and now it is well on its way to invade our airwaves.It…

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Workshop, Productize Conference, Lisbon Oct 19,20,21, “Building Insanely Great Products”, “Building Insanely Great Products”, Building Insanely Great Products, “Building Insanely Great Products” speech by David Fradin at Productized Conference, Lisbon, Portugal

Based on the 183-page book “Building Insanely Great Products: Some Products Fail, Many Succeed…This is their Story” now on Amazon as a Kindle Book or softcover (soon an audio book), this presentation will cover the Six Keys 83of Product Success: Strategy, Process, Information, Customers, Employees, and Systems including these topics:

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Learning #Prodmgmt on the go Innovation Tools and The Lean Windup

For everyone who follows Karthik’s podcast series, Design Your Thinking, I have some good news for you! Last week my podcast with Karthik on Innovation in the Digital Age and the Lean Windup Challenge went live. You can listen to the whole podcast here: https://designyourthinking.com/innovation-product-lifespan.So what is the Lean Windup Challenge you may be asking?…

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What makes some products INSANELY successful

Join our seminar: “Best Practices in Product Management:Building Insanely Great Products”…and find out!!! November 11, 2016, Marriott Oak Brook, Illinois 25% off early bird or full price for friends of Spice Catalyst only  Use Coupon Code:  DF25 This event addresses a wide range of business topics but has a special focus on product management and…

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Apple's Product Portfolio Management

Good product portfolio management means a company has products at each stage of the product lifecycle:Risk, Revenue Maximization, Revenue Smoothing and Competition Blocking. The purpose is to provide a reduction in risk, maximization of revenue, distribution of revenue and to not make the entire company susceptible to peaks and valleys in overall revenue and/or in one product or product line. (The Apple Watch announcement months before shipment might have been for competition blocking and image polishing reasons).

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Innovation Tools Book Launch – Post Mortem If you’ve been reading my day-by-day launch posts, then you’ll know that last week I published a book Innovation Tools. The book took me a couple of years to write and edit but the end result was something I’m really happy about. So when I was finished I…

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Innovation Tools Book Launch Part 5

Today was the final day of my offer and the final chance for anyone who wanted to to grab a free copy of my book Innovation Tools. There was a final rush from a lot of people to grab a copy but nothing like the traffic two days ago.After a week of a multi-phase marketing…

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