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Fractional Product Development Manager

At Chameleon Collective, we understand the unique challenges businesses face today. As a modern company, you need effective growth strategies and retention solutions that traditional agencies simply can’t provide.

Our Fractional Product Development Managers are leaders in their field, skilled in providing practical and sustainable growth solutions that traditional agencies can’t match. They are well-versed in the art of modern business transformation, equipped with the knowledge and expertise to guide your company towards unprecedented success.

Our Fractional Product Development Managers are the antidote to the industry’s overpriced and ineffective solutions, providing practical, cost-effective, and high-quality services. With us, your business will have direct access to seasoned leaders who’ve honed their skills at top agencies, consultancies, and Fortune 500 companies. Our mission is to challenge and transform how your business wins and retains customers, and our Fractional Product Development Managers are at the forefront of this mission.

Our Fractional Product Development Managers are not just leaders; they’re catalysts for change. They work closely with your team, providing guidance and expertise to drive growth and retention. They’re independent thinkers, problem solvers, and innovators. They’re not bound by traditional methods or approaches; instead, they’re free to think outside the box and come up with unique solutions that fit your specific needs.

At Chameleon Collective, our Fractional Product Development Managers work with a team of experts across our five Practice Areas: Branding, Marketing, Customer Experience, Commerce, and Sales. Each member of our team brings a unique set of skills and expertise to the table. Together, we collaborate to provide comprehensive solutions that address all aspects of your business.

Our Fractional Product Development service is but one piece of the puzzle. It fits seamlessly into our broader Services and Practices, each designed to facilitate business transformation. From branding to marketing, customer experience to commerce, and sales, our services are designed to equip your business with the tools it needs to thrive in today’s competitive landscape.

Our aim is not just to solve your problems but to enable your team to manage the solution independently. We celebrate when you no longer need us, a testament to your success and our impactful interventions. With Chameleon Collective, you’re not just getting a service provider; you’re gaining a partner committed to your success. Let us join you on your journey towards transformation and sustained success.

Experts from
the Collective

Miles Williams

Miles Williams

CMO: B2B & Managed Services

Karen Lithgow

Karen Lithgow

Partner-CMO & Brand Strategist

Jonathan Stephen

Jonathan Stephen

Partner | Fractional CMO/CXO

David Reid

David Reid

Interim CMO, Video Games

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What is a Fractional Product Development Manager?

A Fractional Product Development Manager is a consultant who specializes in managing and overseeing the development of new products or services for businesses. They work on a part-time or project basis, providing their expertise and guidance to help businesses successfully bring their ideas to market.

What are the responsibilities of a Fractional Product Development Manager?

A Fractional Product Development Manager is responsible for various tasks, including conducting market research, identifying customer needs and preferences, defining product requirements, managing the product development process, coordinating with cross-functional teams, and ensuring the timely and successful launch of new products or services.

How can a Fractional Product Development Manager help my business?

A Fractional Product Development Manager can provide valuable insights and expertise to help your business develop and launch successful products or services. They bring a strategic and systematic approach to product development, ensuring that customer needs are met, resources are optimized, and risks are minimized. Their experience and knowledge can help streamline the development process and increase the chances of achieving market success.

What industries do Fractional Product Development Managers specialize in?

Fractional Product Development Managers can specialize in various industries, including technology, consumer goods, healthcare, finance, and more. Their expertise is not limited to a specific industry, but rather their ability to apply their product development skills and knowledge to different sectors.

How do I know if my business needs a Fractional Product Development Manager?

If your business is planning to develop new products or services, but lacks the internal resources, expertise, or bandwidth to effectively manage the product development process, hiring a Fractional Product Development Manager can be beneficial. They can help ensure that your product development efforts are strategic, efficient, and aligned with your business goals.

What is the difference between a Fractional Product Development Manager and a full-time Product Development Manager?

A Fractional Product Development Manager works on a part-time or project basis, providing their services to multiple clients simultaneously. They offer flexibility and cost-effectiveness, as businesses only pay for the specific hours or projects they need assistance with. In contrast, a full-time Product Development Manager is employed by a single company and works exclusively for that company on a regular basis.

Can a Fractional Product Development Manager work remotely?

Yes, a Fractional Product Development Manager can work remotely. With the advancements in technology and communication tools, they can effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams, conduct market research, and manage the product development process from anywhere in the world.

How do I find the right Fractional Product Development Manager for my business?

To find the right Fractional Product Development Manager for your business, you can start by conducting a thorough search online, exploring professional networks, and seeking recommendations from industry peers. It is important to review their experience, expertise, and past client testimonials to ensure they align with your business needs and goals.

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