• Step Two of Improving Your Speed-to-Market Is:
    • Devising A Plan For Improving Your Speed-to-Market
  • The Five Sub-Steps Are:
    • Step 2a.  Define your problem
    • Step 2b.  Analyze Your Current State And Planned Future State
    • Step 2c.  Review your problem statement
    • Step 2d. Select Improvement Processes and Areas to Address
    • Step 2e.  Decision point – Do you want to implement proposed changes?

Planning Overview

  • Improving Speed-to-Market is an iterative process, not a linear, one-time process.
  • A whole-of-system perspective to product development is critical. 
  • Specific activities follow a modified “DMAIC” framework, often used in six sigma process improvement projects.