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
Author: David Matheson
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
06 June 2017
Author: Somik Raha
When the course of action you are on is no longer taking you where you want to go, it's time to pivot to a new course. In a presentation to the Back End of Innovation conference last November, I shared how I pivoted at three key points in my career, and the lessons you can
01 June 2017
Author: Hilary Somers
In this (free) webinar, Shawn Williams tells how he implemented a new discipline for product development and portfolio management within Rogers. As a result, the company reinvigorated its creativity and created a next-stage opportunity pipeline. Shawn will describe the role SmartOrg® played in Rogers’ portfolio management success.
11 April 2017
Julia Reznick is the VP of Global Portfolio and Pipeline for Teva Global Specialty Medicine, a division of the Top Ten global pharmaceutical company. In this webinar, Julia explains why she describes portfolio management as the “spinal cord” of an organization. She describes the role SmartOrg® played in Teva’s portfolio management success. In 2010, Teva
02 December 2011
Author: Don Creswell
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