Bubble Innovator™ Earns Two 2018 Project Portfolio Management Software Awards.
Bubble, is awarded ‘Rising Star’ and ‘Great User Experience’ awards by FinancesOnline Business Software Directory.
Bubble is pleased to share news that our PPM Software Bubble Innovator™ has received the ‘Rising Star Award’ and ‘Great User Experience Award’ from FinancesOnline.
Experts from the software review site independently examine […]
New report into the Product Roadmap Software Marketplace is published.
Bubble, one of 10 vendors reviewed in-depth by TIM-Consulting and Fraunhofer Institute.
Bubble is pleased to share news that our PPM Software Bubble Innovator™ features in a new and independent review of the Roadmapping software marketplace.
In its recently-released (49 page) research report, ‘Roadmapping Software Studie’, TIM-Consulting and Fraunhofer IAO evaluated […]
How to Align Project Portfolios After M&A
Real world advice on how to align project portfolios and innovation pipelines after corporate mergers. A Medical Device Case Study
Mergers and Acquisitions in the Medical Device sector, in particular the resultant effect that M&A activity has on Project Portfolios, was one of the noteworthy strands being discussed at the recent […]
Is it necessary, or even right, to reward staff specifically for thinking innovatively?
Last week I had an hour to kill in an airport lounge and decided to contribute to an online discussion which had caught my eye. The subject was: “How to reward innovation?”
There were some well thought out comments asking the question: […]
Innovation Software and a Clear Desk
Is your Innovation software getting in the way of you doing your job?
I read a great article this week explaining why we are so much more creative when working in a decluttered environment. I know it’s true for me. I always look for a totally clear desk so I can focus on […]
I thought I’d write a short note on the vogue topic of Lean Innovation. Lots of people talk about it, but does it really exist?
We all know that Lean has its roots in automotive manufacturing, particularly Toyota, and it seems to me that this has spawned two schools of “lean” thought. Firstly there […]
Measuring R&D Performance
I saw some really interesting R&D performance measures recently at a highly innovative food producer. It made me think that the lack of a measurement culture in R&D is really just historic, rather than due to some intrinsic characteristic of innovation.
There is definitely some truth in the idea that Development Engineers don’t measure performance […]
SaaS and Penetration Testing
Delivering software as a service carries with it a range of complexities and responsibilities. There are questions of reliability, of confidentiality, and critically, of security, all of which we are expertly placed to answer.
Reliability can be mitigated by using cloud-based solutions and having failover servers ready to take up the load […]
Why invest in NPD Software?
New Product Development Software should be a tool to improve the quality of your new product development decision-making and a way to enhance the process of NPD.
How do we improve the quality of decision-making using NPD software?
From our experience implementing these types of systems into client environments, we have observed some […]
One question I often ask of NPI Project Managers is “What is their definition of a successful project?” Obviously the question is more troubling in some sectors than in others.
So in the pharmaceutical industry, where it’s not unheard of to spend an entire career working on new products that never make it to […]
Quality Assurance for Innovation Projects
I know I may be shot at dawn for saying this, but it appears to me that the regulatory environments that preside over quality in the medical device and the food sectors are in serious danger of producing precisely the opposite effect to that intended.
Back in the eighties, when Quality […]