Dr. Kenneth B. Kahn, Interim Dean and Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, presented "Options thinking for your NPD process" at the Minneapolis Regional Innovation Round Table on September 14, 2017.
Scrum, Sprints, Kanban, Niko Niko... It used to be that these words were spoken exclusively within a software development environment, where Agile methodology took root. However, some early adopters and leading manufacturers have recently been giving them a new meaning, by experimenting and translating Agile methodology into their new product development processes.
Which are the most commonly used metrics for measuring product development performance? What role does R&D strategy play in selecting the appropriate metrics for a given company? What are the main characteristics of a good R&D metrics portfolio?