Ideas for new motor/pumps can be obtained from basic research using a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats).. Market and consumer trends, company's R&D department, competitors, focus groups, employees, salespeople, corporate spies, trade shows, or ethnographic discovery methods (searching for user patterns and habits) may also be used to get an insight into new product lines or product features.
Lots of ideas are generated about the new product. Out of these ideas many are implemented. The ideas are generated in many forms. Many reasons are responsible for generation of an idea. Idea Generation or Brainstorming of new product, service, or store concepts - idea generation techniques can begin when you have done your OPPORTUNITY ANALYSIS to support your ideas in the Idea Screening Phase (shown in the next development step).
Concept Development and Testing , Business Analysis , Beta Testing and Market Testing, Technical Implementation, New program initiation, Finalize Quality management system, Resource estimation, Requirement publication, Publish technical communications such as data sheets, Engineering operations planning, Department scheduling, Supplier collaboration, Logistics plan, Resource plan publication, Program review and monitoring, Contingencies - what-if planning, Commercialization (often considered post-NPD), Launch the product, Produce and place advertisements and other promotions, Fill the distribution pipeline with product, Critical path analysis is most useful at this stage, New Product Pricing.
A new product pricing process is important to reduce risk and increase confidence in the pricing and marketing decisions to be made. Bernstein and Macias describe an integrated process that breaks down the complex task of new product pricing into manageable elements. The Path to Developing Successful New Products points out three key processes that can play critical role in product development: Talk to the customer; Nurture a project culture; Keep it focused.