Shifting the focus to longer term

Startup organizations are typically unsustainable and barely stable, because: 1. The pressures to develop and market a first product require taking some expedient shortcuts, such as hiring the most capable, but not necessarily the most team-oriented individuals; placing all priority on getting a workable product out the door, rather than building the product for maintainability […]

Development Process Stability

After shipping a first product, successful companies face a number of challenging problems in product development, including lack of development process stability as development work scales up. Here are some responses that have worked well in the computer, software, storage and consumer electronics industries. Why process selection matters now As Product Development scales up to […]