Posts from 2019-04-12

The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development

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Writing and Editing this Handbook has been, in Common with other PDMA Projects, an all-volunteer activity. All the authors and editors volunteered their time and talent, taking time from already full professional calendar. One or more experts in the subject reviewed each chapter anonymously. Responsibility for a chapters content lies with each author.  

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Product Life cycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking

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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is the newest wave in productivity. This revolutionary approach is an outcome of lean thinking; however, PLM eliminates waste and efficiency across all aspects of a product's life-from design to deployment-not just in its manufacture. By using people, product information, processes, and technology to reduce wasted time, energy, and material across an organization and into the supply chain, PLM drives the next generation of lean thinking.

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Expert Product Management: Advanced Techniques, Tips and Strategies for Product Management & Product Marketing

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There are many books and training courses on the basics of product management and product marketing. These provide an excellent foundation for new product managers, or even for those who have been around a while but want to sharpen their skills and ensure they are using best practices. This book is designed to go one step beyond the other books and training available today.

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Engineering and Product Development Management: The Holistic Approach

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Engineering and Product Development Management is a practical guide to the components of engineering management, using a holistic approach. It will help engineers and managers understand what they have to do to improve the product development process by deploying new technology and new methods of working in concurrent teams.

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The Product Managers Handbook

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The Product Manager's Handbook takes the mystery out of this field by detailing how to integrate aspects from production and coordination to value maximization into a cohesive whole, while examining key international issues, new technologies, and the financial side of product management.

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Revolutionizing Product Development: Quantum Leaps in Speed, Efficiency and Quality

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A company's capability to conceive and design quality prototypes and bring a variety of superior products to market quicker than its competitors is increasingly the focal point of competition, contend leading product development experts Steven Wheelwright and Kim Clark.

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Product Management

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Product Management, 4/e by Lehmann and Winer is a lean, defining text that covers three major tasks facing today's product managers: analyzing the market, developing objectives and strategies for the product or service in question, and making decisions about price, advertising, promotion, channels of distribution and service.

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New Products Management

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New Products Management 9e by Crawford and Di Benedetto is useful to the practicing new products manager. Along with the management approach, the perspective of marketing is presented throughout which enables the text to have a balanced view. The authors aim to make the book increasingly relevant to its users as this revision is considered to be a “new product.”

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Product Design and Development

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We present a two-stage concept selection methodology, although the first stage may suffice for simple design decisions. The first stage is called concept screening and the second stage is called concept scoring. Each is supported by a decision matrix that is used by the team to rate, rank, and select the best concept(s).

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New Product Development: from Initial Idea to Product Management

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This is the first section of the presentation. It needs to provide focus to the audience to allow their scope of examination to go from a macro view of many opportunities and markets to the business view of which the product and business plan are based. Bring them into focus fast and clearly.

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