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Applying Agile Methodology Techniques to Product Innovation Efforts

Applying Agile to Innovation Efforts

Applying Agile Innovation Skills to Develop Market Leading Products & Identify New Opportunities

To navigate fast-moving markets, R&D leaders and executives must master techniques for applying agile to innovation efforts. We developed this fast-paced program to provide a solid foundation and detailed innovation management framework to identify, develop and manage new opportunities that works seamlessly with the Modified Agile for Hardware Framework and SW-based scrum agile practices.

Once completed, you’ll have the skills and techniques necessary to lead innovation efforts starting with methods to systematically generate high-quality ideas for innovative features and opportunities, to managing complex portfolios of innovation projects at many stages of development.

Key Agile Innovation Skills You Will Learn

  • Analyzing customer needs, using lateral thinking and applying other innovation techniques to identify high-value features, products and new opportunities
  • Tools to filter, evaluate and build the business case for innovative opportunities
  • Using rapid learning cycles to guarantee you’re on the right track and optimizing resources at each step
  • Methods to effectively engage with customers throughout your PLC ranging from an idea to a fully operational prototype
  • Frameworks to manage innovation projects, teams and portfolios
  • Effective use of score cards and metrics to prioritize projects in innovation pipelines

One of the major benefits of Agile methods is the processes ability to manage uncertainty. Innovation initiatives usually start as ideas that must be systematically grown into profitable growth opportunities.

3 - Agile Innovation Development Leadership Learning Path Options

Custom Tailored Courses

Contact us to discuss your team’s objectives and we’ll propose a program that fits your needs. We can provide group online or in-person training as well as 1-on-1 coaching tailored to your specific needs.

Public Online Workshops

Browse our regularly scheduled 4-hour, live online courses below. These are small group sessions to allow time and interaction to address specific needs. A great way to get started!

In-house Learning Workshops

Select from our standard programs below and contact us to schedule an online or in-person training session. We use a range of interactive tools, examples and case studies to ensure learning is retained.

Auxilium - Applied Agile Innovation Techniques Learning Series

Managing Innovation Project Pipelines

You'll build new skills in innovation management with methods for evaluating a portfolio of projects, forecasting the market potential of new products, calculating the ROI of innovation efforts as well as how to make tough decisions.

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Leading Innovation Projects and Teams

You'll learn new skills to overcome the unique challenges presented by innovation projects by adapting the basic tools of agile and project management to the world of innovation to lead teams and gain new commitment for your projects.

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Building the Case for New Innovations

Getting support and funding for new projects takes more than a great idea... it takes a solid business case. You'll build new skills to systematically build concise, complete and compelling proposals.

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Seeing Innovative Features and Opportunities

Learn the tools and methods for both individuals and teams to build, filter and prioritize a consistent pipeline of innovative ideas for new features and opportunities that are based on real customer needs and market trends.

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With So Many Choices, Why Auxilium?

Five Reasons...

Practical, Proven Tools and Methods

Every method and tool we provide, with either a training or consulting program, has been proven in real-world projects.

Live, Experienced Consultants

You'll work directly with senior consultants who have over 20 years of R&D experience. No inexperienced trainers or fresh MBA's.

Cost Effective

As a virtual team with low overhead, you'll get the experience of a tier one consultancy group at a fraction of typical fees.

Concise, Comprehensive Programs

We focus every training or consulting program on the essential skills and implementation to get immediate results.

A Passion for Results

We understand the risk and expense of getting outside help. Our goal is to ensure you get the results you need.

Contact us to schedule a complimentary discussion of your situation.