Why You Need An Interlocked Product Lifecycle Approach

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in Blogs and News, PMP | 0 comments

Interlocking_Gears-Hands

How many times have you heard the word “interlock” in a software company? The concept is simple, but few know what it is and even fewer know how to launch products interlocked across the entire company. Yet, it is probably one of the most important processes you can master, especially for early stage companies.

The concept of interlock is simple: you launch your product or service only after your entire company—from campaign to cash and everything in between, including go-to-market, sell, deliver, implement, support and manage revenue—is ready, and interlocked, in support of the business objectives.

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Trading Up: The Skills You (and Your Team) Need

Posted by on Aug 20, 2013 in Blogs and News, PMP | 0 comments

Trading-Up

Leading a team? Consider the plight of the MLB general manager—improve your roster by the trade deadline or potentially lose your project.

It’s the middle of summer and I’ve been watching major league baseball teams negotiate their rosters. Many are trading-up and making themselves more competitive in specific areas. Others are cutting their losses. One team is staffing to win now; the other team is building for next year.

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