January 20, 2011
I have just run into one of those resources on the internet that seems worth sharing. It is a set of articles, tools and techniques about quality improvement that have obviously been built by a practitioner over a number of years.
The sections are:
There are many other potentially useful sections but these are the ones that really caught my attantion. If you need a summary of quality improvement approaches then this looks like a good place to browse.
January 6, 2011
A while ago I presented a headline summary of CMMi, mainly because a quick and dirty overview didn’t seem to be available. I was looking for slightly more information without going into the full details, however, and came across this tutorial page:
I thought it was worth sharing because it goes down into a little more detail. If you printed out everything on the site it is just over 20 pages worth of information, and it has been presented in a fairly clear way. Much of the material seems to have been copied from the main CMMi site material, but the summarising and presentation is useful.
March 2, 2010
I was reading an article recently that suggested there are basically 4 types of innovation that a company might seek to undertake:
- Product innovation, whereby a new product or service is brought to market or a current one improved;
- Process innovation, whereby processes and procedures are modified to make them more efficient
- Positioning innovation, whereby a product or service stays fundamentally the same but is sold to a different market or as a different proposition
- Paradigm innovation, whereby an innovation is effectively disruptive and facilitates some form of fundamental change
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