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New Product Development Management Interviews

These published interviews address new product development management. They cover a broad variety of management techniques being used by leading companies to accelerate and improve their new product development. The actual interviews appear on their own page on this Web site, appear on the publisher’s site (via a link to that site), or are available here to download as a PDF file.

Interview: Achieving Speed in New Product Development

The discussion covers several time-to-market questions from the participants. Produced by Knowledge Roundtable, January 10, 2006. Full transcript of a ...

Interview: Expert Advice on How to Complete Design Projects Faster

Addresses the common issue of project overload: trying to work on too much at once. Engineering Department Management & Administration ...

Interview: Faster, Better, Cheaper Not Always the Best Policy

Covers some topics added to the 1998 second edition of Developing Products in Half the Time. Product Development Best Practices ...

Interview: Racing to the Marketplace

Focuses on issues in the electronics and software industries. Interview by Mark Anderson, the High Tech editor of the Ottawa ...

Interview: Rapid Prototyping in ‘Fuzzy’ Front End Achieves Faster Cycles

Highlights the opportunities and pitfalls of using rapid prototyping in early conceptual design activities. Published in Managing Design Engineering (discontinued ...

Interview: Six Steps to Smoother Product Design

Briefly covers several facets of developing products faster and better. Interview by Vilma Barr, Mechanical Engineering, January 1990, pp. 48-51 ...

Interview: The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Product Development

Increasingly, some leading companies are outsourcing even the design of core parts of their products. Learn about the pluses and ...

Interview: Time is of the Essence

Considers the applicability of our techniques to software development; conducted by Jim Highsmith, author of Adaptive Software Development. Published in ...

Interview: Why Corporate Change Comes Hard

Looks at some of the difficulties in actually accomplishing organizational change. Design News, 7 February 1994, p. 124 ...

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