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Accomplishments: PTM Process Redesign


PTM Process Redesign 


The Product to Market (PTM) process was taking to long to execute.  It was taking from 12 months to 30 months to complete.  Products were not getting to market in a timely manner causing problems with keep pace with the market and loosing revenue.


Many people were using different renditions of the PTM process.  For the company there was no consistent way to manage product development or know what stage the product was in the PTM process. 


To lesson the amount of time to deliver a product, to provide a consistent way to view progress and to manage the process consistently there were several change that needed to occur.
  1. An agreed upon PTM process must be mapped and communicated to the organization.
  2. Benchmarks needed to be identified for average time to complete a product
  3. A centralized site needed to be created to track and communicate the progress of products


In 8 weeks:
  • Identified a PTM process that all could follow
  • Developed a centralized site to manage products going through the PTM process
  • Communicate the new process and site to all departments
  • Cut down product development to 3 to 6 months.




Created at 8/17/2009 2:16 PM  by Peter Allen 
Last modified at 8/17/2009 2:27 PM  by Peter Allen