Six Myths of Product Development

Most product-development managers struggle to bring in projects on time and on budget.  They never have enough resources to get the job done, yet their bosses demand predictable schedules and deliverables.  So the managers push their teams to be more frugal, to write more-detailed plans, and to minimize waste. 

As Harvard Business School professor Stefan Thomke and consultant Donald Reinertsen explain in a May 2012 Harvard Business Review article titled, “Six Myths of Product Development,” that approach can actually hurt produ.....

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