Project Leaders review performance data to inform future decisions. If yes, continue production/delivery until a pre-determined date or milestone to revisit Decision Gate 6. If no, decide if Instrument/Tool requires new enabling technology (re-initiate Invention Phase II), new conceptualization (re-initiate Discovery Phase I) or simple abandonment — promote accomplishments through continued KT activities.
Supporting evidence has been drawn from professional trade magazines and scholarly journals. Click on magnifying glasses throughout the model to review evidence specific to each stage or step, or view evidence related to the NtK Model as a whole. Review Search Tips for additional guidance.
Tools required to perform technical, market and business analyses can be found by clicking on toolbox icons in the model. Alternatively, you can explore a listing of all tools.
Cases exemplify specific opportunities or constraints.
View the NtK Model as a gameboard. Interactive function coming soon!
We are now creating a planning template as a guide for understanding and applying the NtK Model.