R&D

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Options thinking for your NPD process

Dr. Kenneth B. Kahn, Interim Dean and Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, presented "Options thinking for your NPD process" at the Minneapolis Regional Innovation Round Table on September 14, 2017.

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 the challenges inherent to project selection to achieve overall business and portfolio goals.

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 by employing some basic tools and strategies.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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