Michael Oyler, product strategy and portfolio manager at MSA Safety, discusses some of the challenges that the organization faced managing its portfolio prior to implementing Planisware. He goes on to explain some of the benefits that MSA Safety has experienced since going live with the Planisware solution, including improved transparency, more efficient capacity planning and better project selection.
Despite evidence of the superior returns offered by Portfolio Optimization, this technique is still under-utilized by the R&D community. In this interview, Dr. Richard Bayney discusses some of the key reasons why executives should consider moving beyond sub-optimal portfolio prioritization techniques, and introduces CREOPM, a framework to help organizations maximize portfolio value.
NPD organizations with a B2B market have a distinct advantage: early and cheap access to true customer insights that can help reduce commercial risk for product launches and aid in building an innovation roadmap that drives long-term growth.
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.
Follow a project manager, a workpackage manager, and a department head as they assess the consequences of change requests on an engineering project's schedule and expenditure, and the program it belongs to.
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.