Launching: Good Enough vs. “Perfect”

The cast of "Product Chefs" is expanding. A year-plus extremely-rapid design, develop, release, refine is quickly becoming design, deliberate, design, deliberate, develop, deliberate, design, deliberate (you get the picture).  I have definite ideas about how wrong this is in this current environment, but I'm too experienced to think mine's the only - or only correct - perspective. My feeling is you…

A Successful product development cycle

A successful product development cycle: design, develop, release, refine Add "communicate throughout" and it's the core of every successful project.  

Good vendors, and the Other kind

We're currently working with two different vendors on two different projects. We had a decently thorough vetting process before starting. Both vendors came recommended.  The Good vendor is very good; this is actually our fourth project working together and the previous have been delivered on time and on budget. Partnering with this team has also…