Monthly Archives: March 2014

Release Planning

Maximize your return on investment by: working on one project at a time; releasing early and often; adapting your plans; keeping your options open; and planning at the last responsible moment. Use timeboxing to control your schedule. Set the release … Continue reading

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What Is a Customer Need?

Much of the confusion concerning the proper role of customer needs in the innovation process stems from an unclear understanding of what a customer need is. Solutions, features and product requirements are not customer needs, and yet they have all … Continue reading

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5 Myths of Customer Needs

Customer needs can and should guide innovation. So where does the problem lie? The answer is both simple and profound: It is the failure to understand exactly what a customer need is. Five myths that have a particularly pernicious effect. … Continue reading

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