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Fergus Christie explains the importance of product specifications when creating physical products

The Importance of Product Specifications

In this final talk from “How Best To Manage Physical Products”, Fergus Christie from the Product Development Centre (PDC) talks about going “From Ideas to Reality”, and the attention to detail require to make products – particularly physical products – a reality. Specifically, he reiterates a simple but critical idea – that the process of creating a […]

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Moving From Product Management Into Product Strategy

I’ve worked as a product manager since 2005. My first role was part of the core product team at BSkyB in strategic product development.  We were product owners of the concept through to delivery to market of all the new set-top boxes and in-home consumer devices such as routers and wireless bridges, as well as […]

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Guest Post: Lean Product Development In A Traditional Industry

This is guest post from Tom Layfield who currently works as a Product Manager at Simply Business, the UK’s largest online business insurance broker. There are some industries that just aren’t sexy. Think manufacturing, finance or telecoms. They’re often resistant to change, slow moving and laden with bureaucracy. The flip side of this is that […]

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