Connectedness for Digital Products

Developing Digital Products – can it be iterative? (Part 4 off 4)

In the first post, we established that digital products (i.e. connected devices) are an intricate part of our everyday life and yet pose significant challenges in development. Three key learnings that contribute to an iterative product development for digital products include rethinking prototyping, platforms choices and connectedness. In order make digital product development more iterative, […]

Platforms for Digital Products

Developing Digital Products – can it be iterative? (Part 3 off 4)

In the first post, we established that digital products (i.e. connected devices) are an intricate part of our everyday life and yet pose significant challenges in development. At the end, I outlined three key learnings along the lines of prototyping, platforms and connectedness. In order make digital product development more iterative, I elaborated the first part […]

Prototyping Digital Products

Developing Digital Products – can it be iterative? (Part 2 off 4)

In the previous post, we established that digital products (i.e. connected devices) are an intricate part of our everyday life and yet pose significant challenges in development. At the end, I outlined three key learnings that I re-iterate here. In order to reduce the time to market, to de-risk the investments in early stage of […]

Digital Products | Hardware Product Management

Developing Digital Products – can it be iterative? (Part 1 off 4)

Digital Products a.k.a connected hardware-devices, are an intrinsic part of our everyday lives. Learning tools, productivity and entertainment are a few of the ways we interact with these on an everyday basis. According to IHS Markit, Smart TV Share Jumps to 70 Percent of TV Shipments in 2018 From Less Than 50 Percent in 2015. In September 2017, […]

An Innovation Framework: ‘Who do you innovate for?’

In the previous post, I outlined the classic innovation challenge. I briefly laid out the key aspects product leaders think of when prioritizing between new initiatives. In light of these constraints, how can innovation leaders choose the areas to focus on? Additionally, what aspects should innovators articulate when pitching their ideas? All of this with […]

The Innovation Challenge: Who do you innovate for?

How often have companies created innovations that no one wants to buy? Have you encountered tech teams working on ideas based purely on the tech-marvel rather than a real customer-need? As innovation leaders, how do you innovate effectively? How can technology leaders, reduce the barriers for technology adoption? How can they increase the likelihood of ideas […]

Smartphone Industry in India – Spoilt for choices

Before I left for France in Jan 2012, the Indian Smartphone market was dominated by Nokia, Samsung, RIM & Sony. As per data (from a report) back in 2011 Nokia was a market leader in the Smartphone industry with ~45% market share, Samsung & RIM (now Blackberry) together at 36%. Apart from this five Indian Smartphone makers including a […]

Helping the cities, service providers assist smart city adoption

A report on Forrester by Jennifer Belissent indicates that local governments are increasingly investing in technology – with the intent of sustainably transforming various City functions and reaching the eventual objective of  building Smart Cities. Here’s a glimpse of the report through a blog by Ms. Belissent. Cities, don’t go it alone. Service providers accelerate smart city projects. (via Forrester […]

P&G: A case for Strategic Innovation

This blog entry by Ken Favaro on strategy+business shares an insight into how P&G has done well not only in product innovation in the past, but has also demonstrated the ability to innovate in its business functions. The article puts forth the need for more strategic innovation – or business model innovation, if I may dare to […]