NPDP_Topics

  Some of our telecom customers have expressed interest in undertaking the PDMA (Product Development and Management Association) certification exam to qualify as NPDP (New Product Development Professional), which we strongly recommend and endorse.    Some of our trainers are already qualified NPDPs and have kindly compiled the below study aids based on the newly revised NPDP Body of […]

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telecom_product_cost_model

  Another question which we frequently deal with is around development of product cost models. This is a fairly complex process as it requires a multi-skilled team to collaborate, including experts in finance, engineering & IT – so it can be challenging. In terms of the approach, below development steps are used for creation of Fully […]

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product-roadmap-haha

  We are frequently asked by our telecom customers to provide assistance on development of a product road map – or how do I develop a product roadmap? Here is a high level summary of key steps. To start you should aim to organise 1-2 days of time with your key stakeholders in order to […]

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Product Development Process

  This article has been prompted by many of our customers asking for a ‘magic bullet’ which will easily establish a new product development (NPD) process or framework for their business.   In our opinion the process (irrespective of how good and detailed it is) is just a start. The real challenge is getting the company and […]

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framework

  Many telecom organisations, large and small, and in both developing and developed countries are frequently presented with the challenge of finding the most suitable structure and approach to product management and product development.   Only last week we were in several meetings with organisations where the topic of Telecom Product Management Framework was brought […]

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books

  Very often we have been asked about best suggestions for growing of your skills as a product manager…. Like in any job, especially the one where you are required to come up with new things (thus the product development title also), it is essential you actually enjoy reading and learning in general. You need […]

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