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September 16, 2016
David Matheson, President & CEO and Jim Matheson, Chairman & CFO of SmartOrg will be teaching at Stanford this fall.
May 10, 2016
The FEI 2016 curriculum is designed to help systematically tackle the innovation process – from ideation through execution – in order to capture immense innovation.
March 09, 2016
The two day conference takes the delegation beyond the traditional approaches to project and portfolio management and puts them in touch with cutting edge strategies and methodologies that will prepare them to achieve a comprehensive and balanced portfolio.
January 11, 2016
Join David Matheson and the SmartOrg team as David will be discussing with participants how dynamic portfolio management can help your innovation projects rocket to success in the marketplace in the “Improving the Odds of Winning in your Portfolio” session.
October 21, 2015
BEI: Back End of Innovation unites cross-industry leaders sharing challenges, lessons learned and best practices on commercializing new ideas and profitably executing your go to market innovation strategy.
February 18, 2015
Bridging finanical control, technology, strategy and performance. Join finance professionals for two days of cutting-edge finance learning and intimate, expert-led workshops.
January 12, 2015
Join the SmartOrg team at in a highly interactive session: The A-Z of Executive Buy-In: Building a Business Case for Multiple Stakeholders.
November 19, 2014
In this webinar, you will hear from three early pioneers of the discipline who will explore how things have changed over the past 50 years. They will discuss the evolution of the field of DA that has led to its organization-wide adoption at major corporate and government entities.
October 18, 2014
PIM is an innovation event with a unique interactive format that provides attendees with actionable ideas, meaningful relationships and turnkey tools to immediately drive impact.
September 08, 2014
Learn about the Strategic Portfolio Management (SPM) process for making strategic resource allocation and portfolio decisions.
August 13, 2014
Learn about the six critical principles that drive the value of your portfolio in this free webinar.
October 06, 2014
BEI is 100% focused on the execution of innovation. It takes you through the three critical areas that will determine the success of failure of an idea.
September 15, 2014
The promise of innovation is high and it is exciting to work on. But in many companies, innovation is under-delivering on the promise. Learn more at the Growth, Innovation and Leadership event.
April 08, 2014
Financial forecasting & planning within the high-tech industry is no easy task in today’s economic environment. Due to the importance of investment in R&D and sales & marketing for high-tech companies, a huge amount of capital is required in advance.
April 25, 2014
This year the focus will be on Building Your Career Toolkit: Innovative Paths for Innovative Product Development and David Matheson will lead the track on Portfolio Management.
February 19, 2014
Over 200 finance leaders will attend this flagship financial forecasting & planning summit, so they can share the innovations that are driving the performance of their finance teams and forge lasting partnerships.
March 26, 2014
DAAG focuses on and unites practitioners in DA application and implementation in industries ranging from Pharmaceuticals, to Military, to Oil and Gas, to Manufacturing and High Tech.
March 30, 2014
SmartOrg CFO Jim Matheson will speak at the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and O.R. It is the must-make event of the year if you work in the analytics, operations research or, management science fields or want to know how these time-proven applications and processes can improve your business’s bottom line.
January 12, 2014
Attend this unbeatable opportunity to brainstorm with fellow innovators, technologists, and product development and marketing executives in the nation’s leading organizations.
December 10, 2013
Why is Decision Analysis not as prevalent as accounting? One reason is that the Decision Analysis community is preventing the rapid spread of Decision Analysis principles with its emphasis on the traditional consulting approach.
November 18, 2013
Back End of Innovation is a conference focused on the execution of innovation strategy. It’s where the entire innovation process comes to life – from leadership & organizational structure, to optimizing the idea portfolio, to process and strategy, to commercializing new ideas, ultimately driving bottom line profitability.
October 26, 2013
The ultimate summit for product developers will be in Phoenix, Arizona October 26th through 30th, 2013. Join the best and brightest innovators to gather insights on the latest research and proven strategies to help you tackle your toughest innovation problems in today’s constrained business environment.
July 17, 2013
SmartOrg is participating in this upcoming Virtual Think Tank produced by Frost and Sullivan.
March 20, 2013
Jim Matheson will introduce the mindset needed and the tools available for Decision Engineering in various decision settings, and show how the role of the Decision Analyst has evolved since its inception in the 1960s.
April 11, 2013
SmartOrg is pleased to announce our Associate Somik Raha will be co-chairing the session “What Does “Decision Analytics” Mean for Decision Analysts?” at this year’s DAAG conference!
February 11, 2013
Don Creswell, Co-Founder of SmartOrg, will be attending CoDev 2013.
October 20, 2012
Gain the latest insights into effective product development practices, network with industry leaders in the field and discover supplier resources for successful new product development and management.
August 16, 2012
Hundreds of approaches to innovation have emerged, many with limited success. What has worked? What has not? Why have business leaders been disappointed with ideation? Why have many companies failed to realize the promise of innovation?
September 09, 2012
Visionary Innovation, the kind that drives real new growth and not just incremental results, is too easily crushed by traditional approaches to New Product Development, common practices for balancing short and long term, and conventional wisdom about what it takes to reach business success.
July 18, 2012
Strategic portfolio management differs greatly from “operational” portfolio management, basically concentrating on selecting the best projects to develop and prioritizing allocation of resources on producing the highest possible economic value throughout the development process.
June 14, 2012
How could you quickly and systematically discover, prioritize and clearly communicate the business case upstream to secure the R&D funding that your team needs, and downstream to inform development priorities? What if you had a process that promotes discovery and truthful communication, and brings people across different functions together to deliver breakthrough innovation?
April 26, 2012
Frost & Sullivan will highlight Co-Innovation, featuring Rich Duncombe of Hewlett-Packard in an hour-long webcast with SmartOrg. Learn how your organization can stimulate innovation by joining forces with others outside your industry.
March 15, 2012
Making the case for investment in your new product idea is a pretty challenging task – especially when there is uncertainty about market size, price, share and other factors that will affect your projections. In this webcast, we will follow a team as it seeks support for a radical innovation: a solar tea kettle.
February 16, 2012
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?
March 11, 2015
CFOs are now expected to make strategic judgements on acquiring companies, and critical decisions on the outsourcing of back office functions and transformative projects. This summit will address all the challenges facing a modern CFO and the opportunities they have to lead their organizations.
September 08, 2013
Join us and dozens of your colleagues for this high energy, rollercoaster ride of new ideas with immediate impact and an unbeatable opportunity to make connections you would not have had the chance to otherwise.
May 23, 2012
The second in a series of webcasts featuring Advanced PPM: adding economic and risk/uncertainty evaluation to project and portfolio management systems.
May 10, 2012
Innovation and new product development are risky. 40% to 75% of new products fail. You can improve the odds of winning using the tools of Advanced PPM — taking project and portfolio evaluation beyond scoring rules, questionnaires and other subjective methods. Learn how during this briefing by Don Creswell, co-founder of SmartOrg Inc., a leading provider of value-based management software.
April 27, 2012
February 02, 2012
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.
November 16, 2011
Society of Decision Professionals presents this FREE webinar with Jay Andersen as your presenter and David Matheson as the moderator.
November 02, 2011
Meet us in Chicago where we will demonstrate Advanced PPM software – an SAP-certified integration of Portfolio Navigator® and PPM 5.0 that enables companies to optimize the economic value of R&D, NPD and Innovation.
November 02, 2011
September 12, 2011
Join SmartOrg’s CEO in another valuable, entertaining and interactive session to help propel your company into a winning future!
August 31, 2011
This virtual meeting is now available ON DEMAND for experts and colleagues to promote the knowledge and practices of innovation, product development, and product portfolio management.
7th Annual Global Innovations in New Product Development and Market Strategy 2011: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange (Conference)
June 12, 2011
Does your innovation focus remain mainly an 18 month horizon? As cycles accelerate, is the flow of innovation in your company sufficient to address business needs, and drive market share and profitability?
May 16, 2011
Join industry leaders from SmartOrg, Cisco, Dell, W.L. Gore and other innovative companies at FEI. David Matheson will present “Innovations in Innovation Management.”
May 15, 2011
Don Creswell, SmartOrg co-founder, will show the PPM Optimization Workbench™, the first system to fully integrate strategic and operational portfolio management.
March 13, 2011
More than 100 seasoned executives in the medical devices industry, led by SmartOrg’s David Matheson and other experts, exchanged ideas as they explored the massive forces expected to shift the landscape of the industry.
March 10, 2011
Rich Duncombe, Innovation Catalyst at Hewlett-Packard, describes how HP used economic-value analysis to identify 30 business opportunities, which enabled the company to launch 15 new businesses – 70% of which involved disruptive innovation.
February 10, 2011
Ken Edwardsson, Global Leader of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at Dow AgroSciences reveals how, working with SmartOrg, the company implemented a global portfolio management process and software that helped create some $2 billion added portfolio value.
November 01, 2010
September 10, 2010
Executives from a dozen industries met at a Frost & Sullivan MindXchange to assess the state of innovation in 2010. You will find the results controversial as well as stimulating as you plan your innovation efforts.
June 15, 2010
SmartOrg® introduced the PPM Optimization Workbench™ that integrates SAP Project/Portfolio Management software (PPM 5.0) with SmartOrg Portfolio Navigator® to provide complete strategic and tactical project/portfolio management within a single system.
June 10, 2010
Zen and the Science of Portfolio Decision Making
June 10, 2010
January 10, 2010
Learn the principles of strategic portfolio management, portfolio simulation and how to put it all together in 3 hours!
September 15, 2009
June 23, 2009
SAP and PlatinumDB: Portfolio Value Optimization: A Winning Approach in Uncertain Times (Webinar Replay)
June 04, 2009
Frost & Sullivan: Optimizing Project and Portfolio Value in Uncertain Times: When to Hold ‘em and When to Fold ‘em (Webinar Replay)
May 21, 2009
In this replay of a Frost & Sullivan eBroadcast, you will learn how companies have created exceptional value when faced with the challenges posed by the economic downturn.
Management Roundtable: Product Portfolio Management: Controlling Risk Exposure while Maximizing Profit Potential (Webinar Replay)
May 21, 2009
A two-day intensive Management Roundtable course focused on how to optimize project and portfolio value by managing uncertainty, identifying and prioritizing high-value projects, and allocating scarce resources.
SmartOrg Founders Join Faculty of USC DECIDE Professional Certificate Program in Strategic Decision Making
Strategic Decision Making in Organizations course will be taught June 7-9, 2017 SmartOrg’s David Matheson and Jim Matheson will teach the course Strategic Decision Making in Organizations, one of the four courses […]
June 07, 2017