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SPOTLIGHT: Product Development Surgery

11th December 2017 13:00 - 16:00 Spotlights
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Event description

Businesses often begin with a great idea for a new product or service but then struggle making that idea a reality. Otherwise promising business can flounder in the practical details:
• getting the requirements right,
• building the team needed to build the product,
• choosing the right external help,
• making things, at scale,
• supporting the product once it’s out there.

Whether you’re developing a physical product or the software needed to provide a service, these things can trip you up.

Bring along your product development plans, and frustrations, for one hour of complementary advice from an expert. Discuss the specifics of your development and the pain points that you experience, and learn ways to overcome them.

About the speaker

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Peter Cain has spent the last 15 years building and leading engineering teams within a succession of small and medium sized technology businesses, helping them to get organised, putting in place lean process, and developing the people to enable them to scale and to grow.

During this time Peter has developed tools and processes to accelerate the task of organising a team, and he has gained valuable practical knowledge about how best to guide people through change. He has operated at Director level, working closely with other parts of the business to integrate engineering and product development with the broader business needs, and helping to set overall business strategy and direction.

Peter has worked in many different industries and with many different technologies, delivering both products and services. This has included the development of electronics and software for both consumer and industrial products, working in the mobile communications, digital TV, home appliance, cloud and applications software, and security sectors.

Location

The Growth Hub Oxstalls Campus Oxstalls Lane GL2 9HW United Kingdom

Event organised by

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The Growth Hub - Oxstalls


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