List Price: $ 34.99
Save 25 % off List Price
From Concept to Consumer : How to Turn Ideas into Money
In From Concept to Consumer, renowned product developer Phil Baker reveals exactly what it takes to create great products and bring them to market.
Baker's product successes range from Apple's PowerBook to the Stowaway portable keyboard, the most successful PDA accessory ever created. Here, he walks you through the entire development process, showing how to develop products holistically, reflecting the crucial linkages between product design, engineering, testing, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution. You'll discover what makes a winning product, and why great ideas are just 5% of the process...the easiest 5%!
You'll find practical guidance for planning, establishing teams, creating marketing requirements, avoiding "feature creep," prototyping, protecting intellectual property, market testing and positioning, preparing for customer service, implementing the optimal distribution strategy, and much more. After you've delivered your first breakthrough product, Baker shows how to follow up with another winner!
*Optimize your entire product development process
Make everything work together seamlessly: from planning and engineering through distribution and marketing
*Get breakthrough industrial design without overpaying for it
Deliver products that create a powerful emotional bond with your customer
*Time product delivery for maximum competitive advantage
Make sure you don't reach your market too late-or too early, either
*Leverage Asian manufacturing without falling victim to its pitfalls
Successfully coordinate even the most complex worldwide product delivery programs
There are no customer reviews available at this time. Would you like to write a review?
Financial Times/Prentice Hall
October 30, 2008
Number of Print Pages*
Adobe DRM EPUB
* Number of eBook pages may differ. Click here for more information.