The R&D work must be done in parallel to greatly shorten the TTM (Time to Market). The product development flows are designed based on role. Regardless of how the company’s organizational structure changes, the overall structure of flow will not change to ensure the stable implementation of flow at the company. Meanwhile, flow can be continuously refined according to the company’s development to achieve the purpose of continuous improvement.
One person plays one role for large companies, one person plays multiple roles for small companies; emulate the company’s success through structured flow.
R&D Process Management
Design flow based on role to ensure process stability and continuous improvement
Break down flow according to stages, steps, tasks and activities to make them methodically arrangedDesign of flow is hierarchically divided and generally can be divided into 5-6 stages, each stage can be divided into 10-20 steps and each step can be decomposed into 30-50 tasks and activities. The structured layer-by-layer breakdown of flow can make flow more methodically arranged and more operable.
The hierarchical division of flow also makes it easy for employees to learn and master them and improves the readability of flow. The role of each job can focus on matters related to it and at the same time have a general understanding of the entire product development.
Process design involves templates, operation guides and tables of review elements, ensure the implementationThe main reason for a large number of the company’s flow only exist in name is that there is a lack of input and output templates, operation guides and tables of review elements that match the flow. Due to the lack of support of these operational documents, different people understand flow differently and cannot handle them in a unified manner.
The creation of process templates will finally enable the company to emulate the success of other projects and get rid of its dependence on others.