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.
Ongoing since 2011, the Menke PPM Accelerate Benchmarking Study has been examining high-performing R&D organizations to understand which practices truly correlate to generating the most value. With over 100 participating organizations from a wide range of industries (including pharma/biotech, chemicals, oil & gas, high tech, manufacturing, and financial), the study focuses on 50 PPM best practices and establishes best-in-class benchmarks for each practice.