Succeeding at innovation requires getting many things right. This issue reports results of ongoing SmartOrg research into the best practices of innovation management, augmented by a recent informal survey of executives at the Connecting Group’s Optimizing Innovation 2009 conference.
In the June 2009 ValuePoint, a brief overview was provided of how value-based portfolio management has helped Dow AgroSciences (DAS) exceed sales and EBIT growth goals. Now you can view the whole story. “Optimizing Project and Portfolio Value in Uncertain Times”—a Frost & Sullivan eBroadcast—is now available on a free CD.
“We have too many projects for our resources: how do we select the best ones to pursue?” This was one major challenge identified by executives who participated in “Better, Cheaper, Faster: How Value-Based Management Delivers Vastly Improved Portfolio Results,” a Stanford University/SDG webinar.