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What does the customer really know?

Posted on October 1st, 2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

What’s your favorite product? What’s your least favorite product? Why? We’re all customers and we all like to think that we know something about something, right? In “Knowing your Limits,”.. read more

Knowing Your Limits…Part 2

Posted on September 1st, 2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

In Part I of “Knowing Your Limits” we talked about the problems that can arise when we depend only on our internal partners, or ourselves to come up with good ideas… read more

You might be customer focused but…

Posted on May 20th, 2016 · Posted in Uncategorized

If we each had a nickel for every time a co-worker, a leader or an email mentions how “customer focused” they are, we could probably create our own company that actually.. read more

Upcoming Publication: An Attitude of Craftsmanship

Posted on April 10th, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

Here’s an excerpt from Doug Powell’s latest article in Visions magazine, PDMA’s quarterly innovation and product development journal, due out by mid-April: ___________________________________________ Recently I had my piano restored by.. read more

Upcoming Publication: Session Followup – PDMA 2012

Posted on April 10th, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

Here’s an excerpt of the session follow up article for Doug Powell’s session at PDMA’s PIM 2012 on “Why Things Go Wrong in Product Development & How to Improve,”  for Visions magazine, PDMA’s quarterly innovation.. read more

Reflections on PDMA PIM 2012

Posted on November 24th, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

Overall, a great week!  Met many new and interesting people and had a chance to interact with some real thinkers!!  Attended the research forum as well, where academic researchers are.. read more