Lean Product Development

Lean Product Development (LPD) applies the waste elimination philosophy of lean operations into the product development process. LPD methods and principles help firms reduce time to market, improve resource utilization, and reduce new product development risk, while cutting waste, reducing product costs and product development expense. Firms that embrace the practical, waste-eliminating methods of Lean Product Development have reported up to a 50% reduction in launch schedule, dramatic improvements in gross margin and enhanced customer satisfaction.  In addition to consulting services by TDO staff experienced in new product development, TDO offers the following:

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