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Product Development and Portfolio Management

The Product Development and Portfolio Management Knowledge Base covers the execution processes of new product development projects and programs, including phase-gate processes. It also addresses Product Portfolio Management (PPM), including the evaluation processes of new and existing products and product portfolios to provide the most valuable, balanced, and well aligned portfolio of products.  

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Seven Steps for Effective Leadership Development


To identify, attract, fill, and retain corporate leadership talent, companies need to focus on hiring strategies, employee development, and career and succession planning. However, most companies are not well prepared to fill vacancies in their leadership roles. By employing consistent, organization-wide talent management programs at all levels, companies can develop effective leadership and return significant business value. This executive brief outlines how the use of consistent, enterprise wide talent management programs can help organizations develop effective leadership and return significant business value.

effective leadership development  Steps for Effective Leadership Development To identify, attract, fill, and retain corporate leadership talent, companies need to focus on hiring strategies, employee development, and career and succession planning. However, most companies are not well prepared to fill vacancies in their leadership roles. By employing consistent, organization-wide talent management programs at all levels, companies can develop effective leadership and return significant business value. This executive brief outlines Read More

Retalix Strives for Leadership in Retail Food Segment


Retalix, a supply chain software provider is positioning itself to be a segment pack leader through vendor positioning, vertical differentiation, and horizontal influences. It may be poised to oust industry heavyweights including IBM and SAP as the retail food industry software provider.

effective leadership development  business model has been effective in attracting clients and prospects from a broad revenue range. Geographically, Retalix software is running in 50 countries and 34,000 store locations, serving over 300,000 checkout lanes. It has a growing presence in Europe, Australia, South Africa, as well as an affiliate and clients in China, India, and Japan. In fact, 36 percent of revenues for 2005 are estimated to come from outside the United States. Expanded functional footprint Retalix'' acquisition of IDS brings Read More

4 Steps to Successful Succession Development Planning


So you’ve determined that you need to develop a succession planning strategy in anticipation of the retirement of key personnel. Now what? How do you identify and select the employees for development and who do you need to involve in the process? In her latest article, TEC human capital management (HCM) analyst Sherry Fox outlines key considerations and four essential steps to a successful succession planning initiative.

effective leadership development  Companies that create an effective succession management process should be able to: quickly anticipate succession gaps, identify employees with high management potential and actively plan their careers and development to build bench strength, and align their people strategy with their business strategy. A comprehensive company succession plan should consider the following: Executive Buy-in. Leadership development must be a priority for company executives if a succession plan is going to work. As with any Read More

Chronus—A Development Approach to Talent Management


This post features Seattle-based software company Chronus, and discusses the vendor's unique approach and solutions to helping organizations deliver effective mentoring programs and internally develop their talent.

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Leadership Development: Seven Steps to Success


Trying to identify, attract, fill, and retain the very best corporate leadership talent? This executive brief outlines how the use of consistent, enterprise wide talent management programs can help organizations develop effective leadership and return significant business value.

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Compaq to Halt NT on Alpha Development


Compaq Computer Corp. this week laid off roughly 100 engineers responsible for developing Windows NT/2000 on the Alpha platform, several informed sources said. [Note: Compaq has only discussed the 32-bit version of NT, it is still unclear whether this announcement also affects 64-bit Windows.]

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Tips for Managing Software Development


Buyers often blame the offshore software development teams if the software falls short of expectations. But the success of offshore software development does not depend on offshore teams alone. Instead, the success of the project depends on the proper management of the software development process by both the buyer and the offshore teams. Find out more.

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Creating an Effective Sales Catalog


An effective sales catalog is a key part of configure, price, quote (CPQ), because it makes it easier for salespeople to find products, select and configure the right product for their customers, and create quotes. Read these tips to guide you in creating a useful tool as part of an effective and efficient sales process.

effective leadership development  an Effective Sales Catalog An effective sales catalog is a key part of configure, price, quote (CPQ), because it makes it easier for salespeople to find products, select and configure the right product for their customers, and create quotes. Read these tips to guide you in creating a useful tool as part of an effective and efficient sales process. Read More

PTC Offers PLM Cloud for Improved Product Development


PTC recently announced a new product lifecycle management (PLM) software offering, PTC PLM Cloud, catering to the needs of SMB product companies. This solution leverages the flagship PTC Windchill platform, while simplifying PLM adoption with a flexible subscription offering that matches the team collaboration and product data management needs of SMBs.

effective leadership development  naming conventions. With more effective and reliable data sharing in the cloud, they should be able to improve product development across scattered teams in different locations working with varying computer aided design (CAD) applications, as well as with partners and suppliers.   PTC PLM Cloud will be sold via partners only and via Amazon AWS in North America and Europe (PTC is still looking for a public cloud infrastructure provider in China). For larger companies, NetIdeas, which PTC recently acquired Read More

The New Product Development Paradigm Led by Simulation and Testing


Development and problem solving happens too often at the testing stage, once product prototypes have been built. This can be costly, both in terms of the time and the resources expended. Computer-aided design (CAD) and exercises (CAE) can address your concerns about product safety and performance, as well as augment your return on investment (ROI). Shift your product development paradigm with digital engineering tools.

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Project Portfolio Management for New Product Development: Tracking the Project Cycle from Idea to Launch


Resource allocation and phase-based processes are key features to consider when selecting a project portfolio management solution for new product development (NPD) projects. More importantly, NPD projects demand a best practices framework, like Stage-Gate®, for their success.

effective leadership development  value of portfolios by effectively managing and allocating resources to optimize profitability, maximize ROI, and reduce risk. This is achieved through the financial controls and scoring models offered by PPM solutions. Achieving balance between business goals, risks, vertical markets, business strategies, and technologies. PPM solutions offer bubble diagrams, histograms, and other graphical reports to assist organizations in benchmarking their balance. Aligning portfolio spending with the organization''s Read More

Leadership Skills Assessment


Is your business throwing away money? SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, estimated that it costs $3,500 to replace one $8.00 per hour employee when all costs—recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, reduced productivity, etc.—were considered. This paper will tell you how to not only save money but improve your human resource talent. It provides a step-by-step approach for assessing and matching the leadership skill set of a new hire or promotion candidate with the skill set best suited for a specific job. Plus, learn how your firm can implement an assessment-based program to reduce turnover costs, improve retention, and select the best candidates for leadership roles.

effective leadership development  Skills Assessment Is your business throwing away money? SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, estimated that it costs $3,500 to replace one $8.00 per hour employee when all costs—recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, reduced productivity, etc.—were considered. This paper will tell you how to not only save money but improve your human resource talent. It provides a step-by-step approach for assessing and matching the leadership skill set of a new hire or promotion candidate Read More

Autodesk Sets the Bar for Cloud Product Development


Enormous 3D model file sizes, massive data with a very high level of fidelity and precision, and elaborate 3D visualization are just a few of the requirements of customers using Autodesk and other design software solutions. At the recent Autodesk University 2014 conference, Autodesk announced several initiatives and products to enable designers and engineers to work in new and improved ways, including A360 Team, Autodesk Fusion 360, and Autodesk PLM 360. Find out more in this Autodesk product note from TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic.

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Optimizing the Development Process


One of the most formidable IT challenges that companies must solve is the extreme cost of the development process. Don’t let your data warehouse development project become part of the 50 percent that’s abandoned—and don’t lose time and money. Learn how to optimize your development process and improve the performance of your database management systems through a complete examination and debugging of your database schema.

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Making SOP Training More Effective


Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are critical to efficient operations, quality control, and regulatory compliance. Yet many recent FDA violations have focused on firms’ failure to properly use SOPs. This paper reviews best practices for the life science industry for training on SOPs. Specifically, how the latest learning management technology has the potential to improve learner retention through automated assessments.

effective leadership development  SOP Training More Effective Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are critical to efficient operations, quality control, and regulatory compliance. Yet many recent FDA violations have focused on firms’ failure to properly use SOPs. This paper reviews best practices for the life science industry for training on SOPs. Specifically, how the latest learning management technology has the potential to improve learner retention through automated assessments. Read More