• Product development teams are under constant pressure to be faster, more efficient, and focus intensely on customer value. Using traditional development processes, you may have tried all possible strategies to structure your projects to drive the desired results, but at some point, realize there must be a better way. One direction that most software teams […]

  • Waterfall has traditionally been seen as a reliable approach for developing manufactured products, while the software industry moved on with agile methodologies. Two decades later, the agile approach is trending in many industries including those focused on physical, hardware-based products, bringing the scope for innovation and twenty years of learning to all types of product […]

  • Agile has completely transformed how software companies operate, develop, and deliver software products. Gradually, industries are realizing the positive impact. Working as per customer behavior to deliver products faster, take early feedback and iterate changes, operate as per the trends, and enhance performance is becoming the norm today. And the result? According to a recent […]

  • Introducing a new product into the market can be a daunting prospect, and one true sign of success comes from returning customers and satisfactory ROI. While launching a new product, you are not only looking at the potential issues you might encounter after it launches in the market but also considering the risks and hurdles […]

  • A critical advantage of Agile methods, especially for hardware-based projects, is getting a fast start. But how do you do this with a project charter that considers an Agile way-of-working, and without details found in typical Product Requirements Documents (PRDs)? Agile methods have great potential for speed, but teams need a clear vision, and strategic […]

  • “We’re agile because we do iterations and adapt to change” is a statement we often hear from business leaders who don’t have full understanding of agile methods, nor the leadership changes needed to support agility. Leadership is a complex topic because it blends such a wide range of characteristics and skills that must be situationally […]

  • It was our pleasure to join Bill Raymond for his Agile in Action podcast series to discuss the Modified Agile for Hardware Development Framework. Introduction Are you mad at your current stage-gate hardware process? Then let Dorian Simpson and Gary Hinkle introduce you to something that will make you feel good with MAHD – or […]