BridgeTech Services

Complete the Bridge from Ideas to Value

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Free Assessment

Ideas

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Getting off to the right start

Ideas are the starting point of any new technology, product or innovation, and leading organizations have effective processes to encourage, capture and protect their ideas. Starting off right with your ideas will:

  • Improve your innovation pipeline
  • Give you a competitive advantage
  • Save money on legal fees

Services

  Analysis 

  • Intellectual property review
  • Invention disclosure process review

Workshops 

  • Intellectual property strategy
  • Establishing a pipeline of invention
  • Systematic inventive thinking

Training 

  • Intellectual property for the technical staff

Coaching 

  • Leadership of inventive teams

Implementation 

  • Invention disclosure process

Value

Services

 Analysis 

  • Portfolio financial analysis
  • Product vitality analysis
  • Project financial analysis
  • Metrics review
  • Time to market analysis

Workshops 

  • Financial analysis of innovation
  • Measuring R&D
  • Establishing Project Metrics

Training 

  • Project financial analysis for technical staff
  • Metrics of R&D

Coaching 

  • Technical leadership with focus on business outcome

Implementation 

  • Time to market improvement
  • Metrics implementation

Defining the Destination

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Value or return on investment is the destination that should keep the entire new product process focused. High performing development teams understand:

  • Technology advancement is not the goal
  • Defining and measuring a successful outcome is critical
  • Financial measures, enterprise product vitality, time to market and other metrics  can bring clarity to your goals   

Customer

Developing a foundation of insight

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Customer insight and understanding is the foundation for extracting value from your technology.  In fact, 70% of new product success is the result of good market and customer knowledge and only 30% is due to technical superiority.

Services

Analysis 

  • Market assessment
  • Voice of customer analysis

Workshops 

  • User design workshop

Training 

  • Voice of customer training

Coaching 

  • Customer focused R&D leadership

Implementation 

  • Strategic marketing implementation

People

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Count on your team for support

Your People provide the support and the effort to move along the path from a concept to a revenue stream. New product stakeholder organization, management, motivation and rewards all play a critical role.  Project team resources at various project phases can be particularly challenging.  

Services

 Analysis 

  • Resource capacity assessment
  • Organizational design assessment

Workshops 

  • Organizational design for effective new product development

Training 

  • Functional roles in new product development
  • Dynamic resource allocation model

Coaching 

  • Product development / R&D leadership
  • Development and retention of high potential technical staff

Implementation 

  • Dynamic resource allocation model implementation
  • Career paths for technical staff

Portfolio

Services

  Analysis 

  • Current portfolio snapshot
  • Portfolio alignment to business strategy

Workshops 

  • Establishing a better portfolio

Training 

  • Portfolio management

Coaching 

  • R&D leadership role in developing a high performing portfolio

Implementation 

  • Portfolio management tools
  • Strategy to portfolio translation
  • New product roadmaps
  • Quarterly portfolio review
  • Annual portfolio tune-up 
  • M&A technical due diligence

Choosing the right options to support your goals

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For any entity with more than a single technology or new product, managing the Portfolio of investment options is a pillar of new product success. Complexity exists throughout the portfolio management process:

  • Choose priorities consistent with strategy
  • Say no to some possibly good choices to focus on the best
  • Map future choices and needs
  • Continuously monitor and improve the set of options  

Process

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How you travel the path matters

Process the key enabler to span from technology to growth. A step-wise process reduces risk, builds confidence and results in successful commercialize of an innovation. Winning companies spend considerable time and effort developing their processes and establishing standard work leading to consistent, repeatable results.

Services

  Analysis 

  • Real-win-worth project analysis
  • Project risk assessment
  • Process review

Workshops 

  • Project budgeting workshop
  • Problem solving and root cause analysis workshop
  • Kaizen event facilitation
  • Design for reliability

Training 

  • Quality function deployment
  • Project budgeting for R&D managers
  • Phase/Gate process management
  • Project management

Coaching 

  • Project manager excellence

Implementation 

  • Product validation plans
  • Phase/gate process implementation
  • Project management implementation