Concept Conduit | Product Development and Service Innovation services

Product and Service Innovation

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Clients engage Conduit Consulting® at all stages of product development and service innovation. Some engage us to reduce time-to-market by having our experts use our market-driven value-oriented approach to not only guide the development process, but also impartially advise on product features and functionality as well as services and service levels then validate their commercial viability, plan operations, and assess feasibility. Others engage us once they have a concept which they want to validate prior to making further investment or when they recognize being stuck and want assistance developing their idea.

Clients leverage Conduit Consulting® professionals full compendium of creative and management competencies -- ideation, research, scientific analysis, design-thinking, systems-thinking, critical-thinking, portfolio planning, and project management -- needed to develop commercially viable goods and services that will enrich the organization. Our practice leader Jillian Alexander has more than 25 years experience collaborating with clients on rapidly conceiving and developing commercially viable products and services, but also designing operations to efficiently produce and deliver them. From these efforts, companies ranging from early-stage start-ups to Fortune 100 corporations operating in diverse industries have achieved in-demand products and services, including:

  • Consumer Electronics
  • eTailers (Internet-based Retailers)
  • Financial Services / Financial Products
  • Vocational & Specialty Education
  • Film/TV/Video Entertainment Products
  • Digital Channels (PC, Mobile, Tablet)
  • Photographic & Motion Picture Editing Tools
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Tools
  • Industrial Equipment & Related Services
  • Professional Services
  • Creative Services
  • Business Services
  • Content Distribution Services
  • Geolocation Services
  • Group Purchasing Consortiums

Conduit Consulting professionals apply appropriate methods selected from wide array of techniques when performing and delivering Concept Development, Product Development and Service Development services. Those most frequently included are:

  • Ideation and Conceptualization
  • Product and Service Design Requirements
  • Design and Prototype/Model Development
  • Product and Service Portfolio Planning
  • Sales Forecasting
  • Production Planning
  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Supplier Sourcing (“Strategic Sourcing”)
  • Request for Proposal (RFP) Development
  • Request for Proposal (RFP) Response Evaluation
  • Budgeting
  • Product / Service Concept Evaluation
  • Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Market Research Study Design and Execution
  • Decision Framing and Issue Resolution
  • Innovation Methods
  • Innovation Performance Measures & Metrics
  • Project Management / Program Management
  • Licensing Deal Brokering
  • Collaborative Development ("CoDev") Arrangements
  • Vendor Due Diligence
  • Team Building

Additionally, Conduit Consulting® engagements often include training clients in our areas of expertise, developing your team’s skills and know-how in addition to enhancing your organization’s competitiveness and value.

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