The Lean Product Development Resource Center is a free knowledge supermarket for lean product developers. It contains a wealth of information to give you ideas and insights into the sources of value and waste in product development.
Members get access to over 100 Knowledge Briefs about lean product development best practices, plus Self-Assessments and Scoring Sheets, Presentations, Templates and Examples, including the best selection of A3 examples and templates available on-line today.
The resources here will help you use lean product development to get your best ideas out into the market faster, by improving the flow of work in product development from strategy development through ideation, concept evaluation, detailed design and launch.
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They all need to get their best ideas to market as fast as possible. They need to achieve the mastery of innovation.
When these companies needed to accelerate time-to-market, get more new products to customers, and improve their ROI from investments in R&D, they turned to Lean Product Development to help them master the process of innovation. By adapting Lean ideas to their specific product development challenges, they learned how to focus innovation on the problems that would maximize customer and business value, and deliver on their best ideas.
The Mastery of Innovation: A Field Guide to Lean Product Development describes the experiences of 19 companies that have achieved significant results from Lean Product Development. Their stories show that Lean Product Development delivers results.
Wouldn't your innovations get to market faster if you could eliminate the root causes of the problems in late development that delay product releases?
If you don't understand why your products take as long as they do to get to market, you could be leaving a lot of value on the table for your company and your customers, without even realizing it!
Lean product development helps you understand the drivers of value, the sources of waste and the best practices that help product development flow through the system. It eliminates the friction in product development so that you can get your ideas to market faster without compromising quality or increasing cost.
Read the August 2011 article from Target Magazine:
You can also listen to Brett Barrick, Director of Product Development describe how Playworld achieved these results.
I liked hearing other people's questions, sharing their A3s, and sharing their own experiences. There was an A3 on the topic and the class stayed on topic--Katherine kept it organized.
I liked hearing other people's questions, sharing their A3s, and sharing their own experiences...There was an A3 on the topic and the class stayed on topic--Katherine kept it organized.
We learned how to look at product development in a different way. . .We learned there is no universal solution, you have to take general principles and then customize them to your own needs.
Katherine Radeka's "LPD Basics" class helped us jump start our lean product development program at Nielsen-Kellerman.
The Lean PD Basics course came at the right time . . . We wanted to improve our R & D operations and this course brought us the clarity to move from theory into concrete implementation.
Over 100 Knowledge Briefs - short articles that drill into one aspect of lean product development, written in the form of Knowledge Capture A3 Reports. These articles make the best available knowledge about lean product development accessible, actionable and easy to read.
Every week, Katherine posts a new Knowledge Brief to the LPDRC. Since Katherine often writes Knowledge Briefs to respond to immediate client needs, this schedule may change.
We post our latest public presentations along with a growing collection of short videos and audio recordings to dive more deeply into lean product development principles and practices.
Templates and example documents that illustrate how to use A3 reports, roadmaps, checklists and other key documents within a lean product development process. Members have the ability to modify and share these templates to avoid the waste of reinvention.