13 November 2019
Do you have more innovation projects than innovators to work on them? 5G, the Internet of Things, CRISPR: new technologies and business models are coming to disrupt your business and force you to innovate. If you’re scrambling to create R&D projects to deal with these disruptors, you need funding and innovation talent. Raising money to
09 October 2019
By David Matheson, SmartOrg Congratulations, you got the job! Your company has realized it lacks breakthrough growth opportunities. After some idea generation and strategic analysis, they have selected several new territories that seem to be target rich. Maybe the territory is built around a market segment, like aging. Or perhaps around a technology, like augmented/virtual
16 October 2017
The pressure to drive profitability has never been greater and while manufacturers are good at decreasing costs, they’re struggling to create new forms of value. Many companies are scratching their heads when it comes to incorporating services, IoT, and big data elements into their offerings.
09 October 2017
"Making Uncertainty Your Friend". Will your innovation portfolio achieve your growth goals? Many companies fall short because the forces of conservatism make project small, often hiding big ideas inside mediocre projects.
06 September 2017
Real innovators are those who don’t shy away from the provocative – those who are willing to openly discuss the topics that are considered ‘taboo’ in the boardroom – like change, failure, and starting over. SmartOrg and KNect365 hosted a webinar on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 2:00 EDT on Failing Forward. The speakers tackled
27 July 2017
12 July 2017
Download PDF The Power to Grow Comes from Focus Insights from Portfolio Management at Rogers Corporation By David Matheson, SmartOrg Your innovation portfolio is the engine that drives your future growth. How do you rev up that engine’s power? In our webinar in June, Shawn Williams of Rogers Corporation shared his experience in applying rigorous
07 December 2016
In a resource-constrained world, Innovation and Finance often work at cross-purposes. Innovation teams balk at Finance placing restrictions on resources and demanding precise, fixed estimates of project results. Finance sees Innovation teams as a source of unnecessary risk and expense without certainty of return. This tug-of-war distracts both Innovation and Finance from growing the business.
26 September 2016
The Back End of Innovation provides a strategic road map to successful commercialization. Learn how to bring new products to market and commercialize them for maximum impact on the bottom line. Uncover new ways to solve problems we all encounter in today's dynamic business world.