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Jeanne Bradford

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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.

Jeanne Bradford’s Articles

Agile for Tangible Pro…

The Sprint Planning Scorecard Increases Project Predictability

Agile is not just for software anymore. Many companies that develop tangible products – be they hardware or mixed software/hardware systems – are applying techniques borrowed from Agile. By combining Agile with traditional processes, they are accelerating programs and delivering winning products.
Community Product Requirements Chart: Using Communities to Understand Customer Usage

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Community Product Requirements Chart: Using Communities to Understand Customer Usage

The Community Product Requirements Chart is a tool that provides customer insights and creates opportunities for innovation.
Don’t Let Functional Silos Kill Your Agile Implementation

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Don’t Let Functional Silos Kill Your Agile Implementation

Functional Silos lets the organizations to destroy Agile Implementation. When functional organizations do not support the transition to Agile, your implementation is defeated before it begins.
Predictive Metrics - Measuring the right things to ensure project success

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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.