How do you select and manage portfolio value when things are risky and uncertain? The challenge: too many projects compete for limited resources. How do you select the best ones in which to invest? How do you allocate resources throughout development to feed winners and eliminate losers?
During engagements with Fortune 100 companies and at several executive conferences, SmartOrg’s CEO David 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. In this webinar, produced by the Institute for International research (IIR), David will explore four
In past ValuePoint articles, Don Creswell has discussed the “R&D Grid” which was introduced in detail in “The Smart Organization” book by David and Jim Matheson. The grid has been renamed the “innovation screen” in Portfolio Navigator® but the function remains the same: displaying projects within a portfolio based on risk vs. reward. In this article,
In a piece by author Dan Pink, research studies suggest that we might perform better on tasks if we start with an attitude of inquiry instead of an attitude of declarative confidence. When groups of people were asked to unscramble anagrams, those that were primed to believe that they could solve it did worse than