NPD/NPI Explained

New Product Development (NPD) and New Product Introduction (NPI) is the process of bringing a product or service from inception to market. Pre-release steps are generally referred to as New Product Development, and the release to manufacturing and market steps are referred to as New Product Introduction.

On this site, I describe the relationship between the Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC) and the Project Management Institute (PMI) methodologies:

Product Development Map


Relationship between the PDLC and PMI



Who does what, when? PDLC Project Planning Guide



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