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ALSO CALLED: New Product Introduction, Electro-mechanical Product Development, NPI, Product Development Methodologies, Product Development Strategies, New Product Development, NPD
DEFINITION: Product development is a broad field of endeavor dealing with the design, creation, and marketing of new products. Sometimes referred to as new product development (NPD), the discipline is focused on developing systematic methods for guiding all the processes involved in getting a new product to market.There are a number of organizations dedicated to supporting product development professionals, such  … 
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Object Persistence and Agile Software Development
sponsored by Versant Corp.
WHITE PAPER: Agile Software Development is one of the most effective methodologies to develop application software. This paper examines and compares RDBMS with several object persistence methods within the context of Agile Software Development by quantifying the impact of these methods on the velocity and success of an agile application development project.
Posted: 03 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Versant Corp.

Requirements-Driven Product Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document discusses the challenges in implementing DOORS in a rapidly evolving environment and the clear payoffs from using DOORS to integrate across diverse disciplines and to boost the collaborative effort.
Posted: 11 Dec 2009 | Published: 25 May 2009

IBM

Connect the Dots: Five tips on traceability to skillfully control change & improve quality
sponsored by Jama Software
WHITE PAPER: Companies with mature requirements management and traceability processes achieve 75% higher success rates. Change, if managed poorly, will wreak havoc on even the most talented and experienced development teams. Learn how traceability can benefit your team by helping you stay connected, manage change, improve quality, and more.
Posted: 08 Dec 2009 | Published: 18 Aug 2011

Jama Software

Creating and managing value-driven product portfolios
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The product portfolio decisions you make today will determine whether your company is relevant tomorrow. To increase the chances of marketing a successful product, organizations must deliver products and services to the consumers they value the most, and they must provide those deliverables when their consumers want them. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Jul 2009 | Published: 23 Jun 2009

IBM

The Agile Project Manager
sponsored by VersionOne Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will explore the impact agile development methodologies are having on the Project Management community, what new skills are required, and what the Project Manager can do to ease the transition.
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 08 Jun 2009

VersionOne Inc.

Creating and managing value-driven product portfolios - Improving product portfolio management to optimize your products, services and projects
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The best products to offer are those that provide a high level of value for both you and your customer. Companies with successful product portfolios often utilize a systematic process to effectively guide which projects are selected. This whitepaper explains how you can take advantage of a value-driven approach to product portfolio management.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

IBM

Seven Steps to Achieving Better Requirements Engineering in Your Organization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Requirements engineering is about more than just analyzing documenting requirements. It is an important and multifaceted part of systems engineering that broadens the product development process. Companies that successfully introduce a new requirements engineering process don't just change their process and technology; they change their thinking.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 31 Mar 2009

IBM

Requirements Engineering for the Automotive Industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores requirements engineering and its groundbreaking role in product development and engineering for the industrial segment. It discusses the best practices and benefits of requirements engineering, and how automotive manufacturers can overcome today's quality and cost challenges using those best practices.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 31 Mar 2009

IBM

Enabling Organic Growth
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover why organic growth is the means to achieving continuous, profitable growth, and find out how your company can address some of the most common challenges in the quest to achieve it.
Posted: 17 Sep 2008 | Published: 17 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Secure Search: Balancing Security with the Need for Information Access
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes the issues of secure search for large organizations and explores the pros and cons of traditional enterprise search versus federated search.
Posted: 10 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

EMC Corporation

Best Practices for Architecting a Lustre-Based Storage Environment
sponsored by DataDirect Networks
WHITE PAPER: This document details a number of design implications and provides the reader with information to make informed decisions to scale a high-performance cluster file I/O.
Posted: 09 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

DataDirect Networks

Top 10 Reasons Customers Choose SAP for Business Transformation
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SAP is a customer’s company, whose organization is designed for, and encouraging of, innovation in all its aspects - from product development to product delivery to product implementation. Read this white paper to discover the top 10 reasons why customers choose SAP for their business transformation.
Posted: 01 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

SAP America, Inc.

Winning the Global Challenge: The Japanese Electronics Companies'Race to Innovate
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: Japanese electronics companies (JEC) are taking bold action to regain market share,profitability and their place as global innovators. Download this IBM Institute for Business Value Study to learn how JECs are transforming their businesses.
Posted: 29 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

IBM Line of Business

Improving Manufacturing Quality with Integrated Test and Statistical Analysis
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: With test management and statistical analysis integrated into an automated system, organizations can target problem components and processes in less time with more accuracy, reducing the cost of manufacturing quality products.
Posted: 01 Dec 2002 | Published: 01 Nov 2002

National Instruments

TestStand 2.0.1 – Reducing the Cost of Manufacturing Test
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: With TestStand, manufacturing test developers create automated test systems that dramatically reduce the cost of testing products by increasing throughput and reducing test development time.
Posted: 30 Apr 2002 | Published: 01 Apr 2002

National Instruments
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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT DEFINITION (continued): … Product development is a broad field of endeavor dealing with the design, creation, and marketing of new products. Sometimes referred to as new product development (NPD), the discipline is focused on developing systematic methods for guiding all the processes involved in getting a new product to market.There are a number of organizations dedicated to supporting product development professionals, such as the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) and the Product Development Institute (PDI). According to the PDMA, the organization's mission is "to improve the effectiveness of people engaged in developing and managing new products - both new manufactured goods and new services. This mission includes facilitating the generation of new information, helping convert this information into knowledge which is in a usable format, and making this new knowledge broadly available to those who might benefit from it."
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