When considering possible improvements to the management of the R&D portfolio, three questions are often raised: How can we improve innovation processes? How should we evaluate the productivity and ROI of R&D? And what should we do to improve them? Watch this interview with Steve Toton to learn about how such questions were tackled by DuPont, and why the company chose Planisware to support their processes.
Integrated Roadmapping is often overlooked as a tool for excellence at new product development, yet is so incredibly important to bridge innovation strategy and portfolio management. In this interview, Dr. Ken Huskins presents the key aspects of integrated roadmaps, and explains why they should be an integral part of companies’ strategy if they truly wish to be excellent at innovation.
Top performing companies are achieving superior product innovation performance results by embracing and excelling in the four key drivers of success: Product Innovation Strategy, Portfolio Management, Stage-Gate® Idea-to-Launch Process, and a Culture of Leadership.
If you enjoyed our video of Dr Robert Cooper on Innovation and the Future of Stage-Gate, then watch the rest of the interview where he discusses growing a fertile innovation culture, when to start using Stage-Gate and the role of voice-of-customer in the new development process.
We sat down with Dr Cooper last October to ask him about his take on product innovation's issues such as mitigating risks in new product development projects, accommodating agile methodologies, and unsticking stalled project processes.