Two Realities of New-Product IntroductionsIf you really understand product development and market introduction, you know two things:
- The wise company does their utmost to perfect their product prior to initial release.
- Despite the best efforts of the manufacturer, the new product, if it involves any level of sophistication, usually undergoes an evolution with cycles of ongoing improvement and fixes as the new product undergoes further testing and evaluation by the first waves of customers.
|The Parker Variant adjustable razor with the charcoal handle.|
Software, too, is rarely optimized at initial release despite often-rigorous beta testing, and usually undergoes seemingly continual and never-ending continuous improvement throughout its life cycle.
The Latest Parker Variant
- The initial product was generally well received, getting in many cases rave reviews for its shave quality and capabilities.
- The Variant, since its initial release, has undergone subtle evolutionary changes that have made a very good DE even better.
|The new charcoal Variant (foreground) can be|
compared to the former black handle as seen in the box.
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