Jeanne Bradford

Jeanne Bradford

TCGen Principal

Jeanne Bradford

As Principal of TCGen, Jeanne has been a trusted advisor to some of industry’s leading technology companies in the areas of product development, program management and operations. She has led global organizations to deliver compelling products and technologies for leading companies, including Apple, Cisco and Texas Instruments. With John Carter, she is the co-author of the book Innovate Products Faster: Graphical Tools for Accelerating Product Development.

While leading the ANPP initiative at Apple, Jeanne re-wrote the company’s new product development process, building the core capability that allowed Apple to deliver innovative new products to market.

Jeanne is a frequent industry speaker on the topics of product development best practices and the application of social technologies to the product innovation process. She earned a MBA from Santa Clara University and a BA in mathematics from the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO.

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Predictive Metrics - Measuring the right things to ensure project success

Product Development Metrics

Predictive Metrics Tree: Measuring the Behaviors That Drive Results

The Predictive Metrics Tree is a tool that ensures that what you’re measuring helps you achieve your program goals. Learn to create Predictive Metrics Tree.

Product Development Pr…

Best Practices in Applying ISO to Product Development

As the ISO standard evolves, successful companies have embraced the standard to increase the quality of their products and services, while balancing the pressures of time to market and product cost.
Attitude Influence Diagram

High Performance Teams

Attitude Influence Diagram: Eliminating Political Roadblocks

Have you ever had an excellent product concept derailed by internal politics? It is frustrating since good ideas that could benefit the company as well as the individuals involved are blocked for irrational causes. The Attitude Influence Diagram is one tool that helps to overcome political obstacles.

High Performance Teams

Building High Performance Teams To Drive Innovation

Creating high-performance teams is a competitive advantage. Through high performance teams it is possible to quickly innovate and deliver winning products to market.