NPD Techniques

There are a number of different techniques that can be of use in conducting NPD programmes, e.g.

  • Platform Engineering

Developing a platform that serves as a basis for multiple products

  • Value Analysis / Value Engineering

Making components do 2 (or more) jobs

  • Target Costing

Setting targets for costs

  • Value Pricing

A way of setting the optimum price points

  • Design Reviews

A review of the product’s design against its requirements

  • Design Thinking

Making design a central part of the product development process

  • System Thinking

This is about taking a holistic approach to try to avoid unintended consequences

You will find much more about each of these on their individual pages or contact us to discusss them further.