Meet with SmartOrg executives as they facilitate a highly interactive session where you will learn about best practices in creating corporate portfolios. You will have the opportunity to deconstruct these practices and determine how to implement them in your company.
In a recent webinar I gave, Playing to Win with Your Product Portfolio, we conducted a poll of the fraction of participants’ portfolios from projects that shouldn’t be done. There are many reasons it is hard to kill projects, ranging from indecision, to fear of what “might have been” if a project is killed, to
Download PDF By Don Creswell, SmartOrg In the November 2011 issue of ValuePoint, I defined what I call the “business” portfolio to describe portfolio management that focuses on creating economic value from investments in R&D, NPD and Innovation. In this issue, I will take the concept into deeper waters. (I will use the term “portfolio”
During engagements with Fortune 100 companies and at several executive conferences, Dr. Matheson has identified concerns among innovation leaders over the current state of innovation, including disappointment with popular approaches to ideation and management of the innovation process. He will explore four “must-do” practices to improve innovation value.
Join us for a new webcast, Play To Win With Your Product Portfolio, where David Matheson of SmartOrg and Carrie Nauyalis of Planview will discuss the pathways to better portfolio outcomes and share real-life examples of how best-in-class companies use proven strategies to make critical decisions.
Some 30 executives participated in “Reinventing Portfolio Management”, a portfolio lab led by SmartOrg at September’s PDMA 2011 Global Conference. Highlights of the lab include “insights and pains” in managing innovation plus insights to help companies optimize the economic value created by innovative products and processes, and a portfolio simulation. Click here to view shared experiences
At the recent Growth, Innovation and Leadership conference, I led a workshop in which approximately 40 executives built on HP’s best practice guidebook for breakthrough innovation to apply, extend, and perfect it. The result is an improved recipe for innovation, with four stages: Ideation — Focus on your innovators (and forget about the ideas) Formulation
Dr. Jay Anderson of Eli Lilly shares results from a 13-year case study of using probabilities to quantify uncertainty in R&D projects, in a webinar moderated by SmartOrg CEO David Matheson and hosted by the Society of Decision Professionals. In particular, Dr. Anderson compares research outcomes with probability assessments of those outcomes (made prior to