It can’t be done – predicting, that is. You need data and real-life conversations and truly, time and experience and risk and all the rest. You can guess, and fantasize of course – but anything remotely reliable just isn’t. No matter how many spreadsheets and models and research you do … ask yourself how much … Continue reading Predicting market reception; Launching new products→
Support. That’s the most important piece. Hands down. Very very few people do it well. I think that’s because 1) software developers don’t put themselves in the shoes of their users (or their managers, or their salespeople, or their support staff) and 2) everyone thinks too narrowly of “support.” Most people think support is a … Continue reading The single most important piece of taking software to market→
I’ve worked with remote technical teams for 12 years now – on big projects and small. I haven’t done a true audit, but it FEELS like, there have been more disasters than successes yet at the same time I KNOW that isn’t true. Like everything human – the pain is easy to remember while the … Continue reading Remote Teams: When they work and when they don’t→
View interest and engagement internally Surface insights into member patterns and behavior Foster member to member engagement Refine event management and offerings based on real insights View data through a strategic lens … TELL YOUR STORY WITH DATA – TELL IT WELL “Wow, telling a story so clearly and clearly with data is hard. But … Continue reading Product Launch Checklist→
Orchid offers an array of planning and assessment services – focused primarily on the technical and operational infrastructure of the organization. Whether it is choosing and implementing a new system, integrating several or diagnosing issues – Orchid can help with comprehensive technical assessments that always come with action plans and baseline arguments for gains, losses … Continue reading Planning & Assessment→
Orchid’s commercialization services can assess and support your systems and processes from end to end. We can drop into the process anywhere along the way or take it from start to finish. From sales support and analysis, to documentation and support – Orchid’s end-to-end go-to-market services can help make your product viable and profitable. The … Continue reading Commercialization (go-to-market services)→
Product Management Effective product management ideally involves the entire lifecycle of the product. For a new product that might include market analysis and a product charter. For a more established or functional product management includes prioritization, gap analysis, use case definition, and competitive analysis. Each of these areas has deliverables to keep the team, the … Continue reading Product Management→
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