Aligning Innovation
and Finance

To Drive Profitable Growth

Software and services for innovation
and portfolio management

Innovation and Portfolio Solutions

Make uncertainty your friend. SmartOrg’s methods for evaluating opportunities allows you to align on where and how much to invest and how to drive the upside. Our collaborative analytical software platform improves your business processes in innovation and portfolio management. Our consulting services support your efforts to deploy, educate and manage change. Whether your growth challenge is to explore an exciting new area and develop credible investment grade proposals, or to balance investments across competing areas and interest, we can help you build your capability.

Up your growth game

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Formulate

Create hypotheses and experiments that accelerate the evidence of value. 

Evaluate

Find the most significant factors that drive opportunity value and find the hidden upside. 

Focus

Put attention on the efforts that matter most. Eliminate innovation waste and portfolio clutter.

Balance

Resolve conflicts between short and long term investments or among different areas. 

What Is Your Growth Challenge?

Innovation

Are you working to create or demonstrate new opportunity?  Innovation Navigator® is a mash up of real options analysis and lean startup methods that helps you:

  • Demonstrate financial credibility
  • Overcome skeptcism
  • Increase innovation acceptance
  • Foster critical thinking
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Portfolio

Are you working to get more for less or to increase your ability to meet growth goals?  Portfolio Navigator® reveals hidden opportunities to drive breakthrough growth.

  • Cut through clutter
  • Tame uncertainty
  • Drive the upside
  • Overcome conflict

Increase your return on growth investments by 30% or more

Upcoming Events

Innovation Management Workshop powered by PDMA and facilitated by Ralph Morales III of SmartOrg, July 15 & 22, 2021

powered by PDMA, facilitated by Ralph Morales III, Associate Director of Innovation at SmartOrg

July 15 & 22, 2021 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Eastern Time/GMT -5:00)

We’ve all seen innovation fail. But too often apparently successful innovation fails due to the inability of communicating investment readiness and the uncertain value of innovation efforts in a language that executive investors truly understand.

Leaders need an approach that can express innovation action within the language of an investor’s top concerns – Value, Risk, and Readiness. This course will provide the techniques and frameworks to connect the innovators’ role of resolving uncertainty to the executives want for new value.

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SOCIETY OF DECISION PROFESSIONALS ANNOUNCES BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS, David Matheson, President & CEO of SmartOrg, was elected to the SDP Board.

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