Paul O’Connor

President, The Adept Group and VI Partner

The Adept Group is a leading consultancy in New Product Development, serving clients around the world. Founded in 1984 by Paul O’Connor, The Adept Group focuses solely on helping organizations radically improve the speed, efficiency, and strategic impact of new product development. Adept delivers significant and measurable improvements in product development and innovation management.

NPD-RiskAssessorTM is a statistical model and team process for license. Based on NewProd research and extended to QFD, Systemic Risk analysis of NPD Portfolios, and team building. Open data source from NPD-RiskAssessor seamlessly integrates with PortViewTM, our portfolio visualization tool described below. Software is either desktop or internet based.

The Adept Group is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Want to up your innovation game? Want to up your organization’s innovation game? Attending one of our Mastering Value Innovation Workshops is a great place to start. In 2016 we are going to change our approach. We will work with you to develop your own custom workshop that addresses your problems and you define the length and location. More information can be found in the Workshop Brochure.