Matt Light presenting at an event
Agile & Lean
An Executive’s Action Plan for Enterprise Agile Transformation & Sustainment.
How do you prepare for Enterprise Agile? What techniques should you use to ensure that you become and remain a truly Agile enterprise?
Strategic planning
The Power of Integrated Roadmaps
It is well documented that developing and adhering to a long-term strategy is critical to success. But of those companies that do have a long [...]
Strategic planning
What is a strategic roadmap & Why do you need one?
Strategic roadmaps can, among other uses, be a great tool to facilitate communication and alignment around your strategic plan. By offering [...]
Portfolio Management
3 Key Learnings from the 2019 CHI Executive Decision Making Conference in Philadelphia
Data, real-time optimization, and artificial intelligence take center stage
Lean & Agile
Agile-Stage-Gate Hybrids: Combining the Best of Both Systems for Accelerated New-Product Development
The idea of combining Agile and Stage-Gate has been around for quite a few years now, but what have been the actual results for companies which [...]
Johanna Rothman presenting at the Planisware User Summit
Agile & Lean
Lean Product Development: Resource management vs. Flow efficiency
In New Product Development, the ability to deliver projects quickly and on budget is critical to success. Which is why inaccurate estimates [...]
Strategic planning
Using Landscape Maps to promote innovation
Landscape maps – like their cousin integrated roadmaps – help us plan and act in unfamiliar areas by providing information to help us make [...]
Portfolio Management
Dr Michael Menke on portfolio management and the impact of the PPM Accelerate Benchmark
Ongoing since 2011, the Menke PPM Accelerate Benchmarking Study has been examining high-performing R&D organizations to understand which practices [...]
Portfolio Management
Building an Effective Enterprise Portfolio Management Process
When considering possible improvements to the management of the R&D portfolio, three questions are often raised: How can we improve innovation [...]
Product Development & Lifecycle
More insights by Dr Robert Cooper on Innovation and the Future of Stage-Gate
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 [...]
Product Development & Lifecycle
Dr Robert Cooper on Innovation and the Future of Stage-Gate
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 [...]
Product Development & Lifecycle
Brad Barbera on keeping innovation simple
Brad Barbera, Chief Innovation Strategist and Idea Storyboarder at Pi Innovation LLC, discusses how organizations can keep innovation simple [...]
Project Management
When Projects Fail: Managing Innovation Teams
We invited Brad Barbera, Founder and Principal at Pi Innovation LLC and Editor-in-Chief of the Product Development and Management Association [...]
Agile & Lean
Scaling Agile: How to measure progress? with Johanna Rothman
Why is velocity such a problematic measure of progress? What are the classic mistakes people make when thinking about Agile Program metrics? [...]
Portfolio Management
Portfolio management: What innovative SMEs and large enterprises can learn from each other
In this video, Planisware Center for Excellence thought leader Mike Wiebe of M.J. & Associates explains some of these challenges and what SMEs [...]
Portfolio Management
Johanna Dwyer on the challenges of research organizations
R&D-focused organizations are up against significant challenges when selecting the right mix of projects to push forward. Johanna Dwyer discusses [...]
Product Development & Lifecycle
Webinar: Measuring Product Development Productivity and Performance
Which are the most commonly used metrics for measuring product development performance? What role does R&D strategy play in selecting the appropriate [...]
Agile & Lean
Interview: Scaling Agile with Johanna Rothman
Today, Agile methodologies are commonly used for projects, especially in technology/IT. But what about applying them at a program/enterprise [...]
Product Development & Lifecycle
R&D Best Practices: A Study of Top Performers
Which PPM Best Practices give leading R&D organizations a competitive advantage? Michael Menke's ongoing PPM Accelerate Benchmark study was [...]
Product Development & Lifecycle
Stage-Gate Success: Mitigating NPD Risk via Predictability
At our Getting Innovation to Summit event, Dr. Ken Huskins and Dr. Klaus Fink shared a case study in which an organization was able to transform [...]
Strategic planning
A Primer for Integrated Roadmapping: An Interview with Ken Huskins
Integrated Roadmapping is often overlooked as a tool for excellence at new product development, yet is so incredibly important to bridge innovation [...]
Portfolio Management
Critical Best Practices for R&D Portfolio Management, Portfolio selection, Strategic alignment,
Which PPM Best Practices give leading R&D organizations a competitive advantage? In 2011 Michael Menke initiated an ongoing PPM Accelerate [...]
Portfolio Management
Dr. Richard Bayney on Portfolio Optimization
Despite evidence of the superior returns offered by Portfolio Optimization, this technique is still under-utilized by the R&D community. In [...]