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Successful Product Innovation: A Collection of Our Best

Robert G. Cooper and Scott J. Edgett

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415 Pages
Published by Product Development Institute, 2009


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What Are The Secrets To Successful Product Innovation?

Stellar new product development is no accident - it is the result of a disciplined, systematic approach based on best practices. This book is a collection of 18 articles, handpicked by the authors, that span the practices critical for success; from generating breakthrough new ideas, accelerating the Stage-Gate Idea-to-Launch process, improving project selection with portfolio management and developing a product innovation and technology strategy.

The Formula For Success

Over the years, research has yielded insights into the secrets of success and best practices in product innovation. This selection of carefully chosen readings and articles strategically focuses on the four points of performance that drive a business’s new product success, illustrated in the Innovation Diamond™:

  • Product Innovation and Technology Strategy
  • Portfolio Management
  • Stage-Gate® Idea-to-Launch system
  • Climate, Culture and Leadership.

Succeeding at product innovation has less to do with luck and more to do with a well designed and disciplined approach. These four points of performance provide the framework for successful product innovation. Read this book, authored by the most influential innovation thought leaders, and learn how to succeed in new product development.

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The Most Comprehensive Collection of Best Practices

  • Understand the key practices that separate the top performers from the rest
  • Learn how leading companies generate breakthrough new products
  • Discover what causes the gaps between the best and the worst
  • Learn the processes, methods and approaches that enable improved performance
  • Arm yourself with proven methods and ideas for managing an innovation program.

Key Topics:

  • How to get maximum returns from your scarce resources and valuable assets
  • How to make appropriate investment allocations to critical arenas and project types
  • The critical link between the portfolio management and businesses strategy
  • Generating breakthrough new product and service ideas
  • How to screen for winning products earlier in the process
  • Overcoming the crunch in new product development resources
  • Successfully implementing a Stage-Gate product innovation process
  • Align cross-functional teams and drive new products to market with speed and success
  • How top performing companies consistently achieve sales and profit expectations.

A ‘Must Read’ for People in These Roles

  • Business executives responsible for leading product innovation performance results
  • Managers responsible for implementing new product/new revenue generation systems
  • Cross-functional product innovation development teams
  • People responsible for contributing new product ideas
  • Technology development managers, project leaders and team member ideas.

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Table of Contents:

Introduction: Successful Product Innovation

The Stage-Gate® System
Robert G. Cooper

Succeeding at New Product Development the P&G Way: A Key Element is Using the ‘Innovation Diamond™’
Robert G. Cooper and Michael S. Mills

Benchmarking Best NPD Practices: Driving New Product Projects to Market Success
Robert G. Cooper, Scott J. Edgett and Elko J. Kleinschmidt

Optimizing the Stage-Gate Process: What Best Practice Companies Do
Robert G. Cooper, Scott J. Edgett and Elko J. Kleinschmidt

Idea for Product Innovation: What are the Best Methods?
Robert G. Cooper and Scott J. Edgett

Managing Technology Development Projects
Robert G. Cooper

Perspective: The Stage-Gate Idea-To-Launch Process: Update, What’s New and NexGen Systems
Robert G. Cooper

Effective Gating: Making Product Innovation More Product by Using Gates with Teeth
Robert G. Cooper

Ten Tips for Successfully Implementing a Stage-Gate Product Innovation Process
Scott J. Edgett and L. Michelle Jones

Maximizing Productivity in Product Innovation
Robert G. Cooper and Scott J. Edgett

Overcoming the Crunch in Resources for New Product Development
Robert G. Cooper and Scott J. Edgett

Benchmarking Best NPD Practices: Strategy, Resource Allocation and Portfolio Management
Robert G. Cooper, Scott J. Edgett and Elko J. Kleinschmidt

New Problems, New Solutions: Making Portfolio Management More Effective
Robert G. Cooper, Scott J. Edgett and Elko J. Kleinschmidt

Best Practices for Managing R&D Portfolios
Robert G. Cooper, Scott J. Edgett and Elko J. Kleinschmidt

Ten Ways to Make Better Portfolio and Project Selection Decisions
Robert G. Cooper and Scott J. Edgett

NPD Practices: The Dark Side of Time and Time Metrics in Product Innovation
Robert G. Cooper and Scott J. Edgett

Benchmarking Best NPD Practices: Culture, Climate, Teams and Senior Management’s Rode
Robert G. Cooper, Scott J. Edgett and Elko J. Kleinschmidt

From Experience: The Invisible Success Factors in Product Innovation
Robert G. Cooper

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Dr. Robert Cooper

Dr. Robert G. Cooper is one of the most influential innovation thought leaders in the business world today. He pioneered the original research that led to his many groundbreaking discoveries including the Stage-Gate Idea-to-Launch Process. Now implemented by almost 80% of North American companies, it is considered to be one of the most important discoveries in the field of innovation management. He has spent more than 30 years studying the practices and pitfalls of 3,000+ new product projects in hundreds of companies and has assembled the world's most comprehensive research on the topic. His presentations and practical consulting advice have been widely applauded by corporate and business event audiences throughout the world making him one of the most sought-after speakers.

A prolific author, he has published more than 100 academic articles and eleven books, including the best selling Winning at New Products, 3rd Edition. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards including the Crawford Fellow from the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) and the Maurice Holland Award from the Industrial Research Institute (IRI). Dr. Cooper is a Professor Emeritus of Marketing and Technology Management at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada and Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM) at Penn State University in Pennsylvania, USA.

Dr. Scott Edgett

Dr. EdgettDr. Scott J. Edgett is internationally recognized as one of the world's top experts in product innovation and is the pioneer of portfolio management for product innovation. He is a high profile speaker and sought-after executive advisor on product innovation. Dr. Edgett has extensive experience advising large multinational clients in a variety of industries, principally focusing on issues affecting innovation leadership and capability. He is credited with helping business executives and innovation professionals successfully implement world-class innovation processes that have generated outstanding results. His speaking engagements and professional work have taken him around the globe to work with some of the world's best innovators and companies among the Fortune 1000.

Dr. Edgett is Chief Executive Officer and co-founder, with Dr. Robert G. Cooper, of both Product Development Institute and Stage-Gate International. He has spent more than 20 years researching and developing innovation best practices and working with organizations in product innovation. He is a prolific author having coauthored six books including the popular 'Portfolio Management for New Products, 2nd Edition' and has published more than 60 academic articles. Dr. Edgett is a former Professor of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University in Ontario and is a Faculty Scholar at the Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM) at Penn State University in Pennsylvania, USA.

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