s2m Forum


The Different Flavors of Experimentation

Learn more about exploratory and hypothesis-testing experimentation for product development…
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Strategy 2 Market speaks at INCOSE

Just in case you can make it, Kathy Morrissey and Mary Drotar will be presenting Exploratory PD™ at the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Chicagoland. INCOSE is a not-for-profit membership organization founded to develop and disseminate the interdisciplinary principles and practices that enable the realization of successful systems. Date/Time/Registration/Location: This presentation is scheduled for Thursday,…
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Act Like A Chef When Developing Products

In product development, as in a professional kitchen, experimentation and exploration are integral to creating a new recipe. It’s hard to predict what will happen so the product development process has to adapt….
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The Multiple Personalities of Risk

Let’s eliminate some of the vagueness around what we mean by risk with some definitions: assumptions, hypotheses, degree of uncertainty, risk and risk attitude….
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Tailoring Medical Device Product Development

My medical device company has a single process for product development and design controls, regardless of the countries of launch, device classification, or risk. Question: How can the product development process be customized for each project without compromising design control? Answer: First, it is important that an organization have a single process for all its…
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Where is the bull in your product development process? Part of ‘In the trenches of New Product Development’ series

How good are your assumptions? After many years of designing and implementing phased and gated systems we have continuously tried to improve upon this approach. More recently, we have been getting ‘push back’ from some of our clients on a ‘better way’, of getting products to market quicker. And as a result, over the last…
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