Product Management Services

L1CG takes a holistic process oriented approach to product management that establishes a clear, actionable plan to deliver a product or service to market. Our practitioners utilize tools like the Market Requirements Documents (MRD), Product Requirements Document (PRD), and Product Roadmap to create a fully integrated product launch plan with clear bridges between objectives, strategies, and tactics.

L1CG delivers value throughout the product lifecycle including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product purpose, and working closely with engineering, quality, operations, sales, marketing, and customer service to ensure cross-functional goals are met.  Our Product Management Solutions establish the optimal product roadmap and ensure successful product launches.

Strategic Product Management Services:

  • Develop or support Market Requirements Documents (MRD)
  • Develop or support Product Requirements Documents (PRD)
  • Develop or support Business Plan development (Product, Service, and Corporate)
  • New Product Introduction (NPI) program development

Execution Focused Product Management Services:

  • New Product Introduction (NPI) program management
  • Improve accuracy in sales forecast and demand planning
  • Establish clear process and prioritized roadmap with total organization buy-in for all activities around product launch and
geographic, and market segment expansion
  • Identify incremental and predictable commercial and product development milestones
  • Support the establishment of quality and knowledge transfer programs across engineering, operations, and service

L1CG can also facilitate the transition from an engineering organization to one focused on delivering differentiated, high-value products to the end customer.  Our structured process accelerates time to market and our expert program managers mitigate execution risk.

Engineering & Supply Chain Services

In addition to core product management functions, L1CG brings expertise in a variety of areas to support the needs of your growing firm:

  • Facilitate reverse engineering to document existing bill of materials (BOM)
  • Evaluate product challenges, failures, and defects through root cause analysis (RCA) and failure modes effects analysis (FMEA)
  • Develop reliability testing strategy using highly accelerated life testing (HALT) protocols
  • Enhance Supply Chain Management strategy
    • Create vendor selection tools
    • Develop should cost models
    • Implement supplier audit program
  • Support Quality Management
    • Create failure and defect management plan
    • First Article Acceptance Test (FAAT)
    • Production Acceptance Test (PAT) planning
Whether you need support on a single project, interim staffing  across product management, marketing or business development , or you are looking for a long-term partner with specialized expertise, L1CG’s flexible engagement model can be tailored to our clients’ specific requirements with a cost optimized structure.