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.