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
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.
09 November 2016
Author: David Matheson
"Use the portfolio process because it delivers business value, not just because it is a best practice" is a reminder that the tool is a means to a goal, not the goal itself. Always ask yourself how strategic portfolio management can tangibly advance the business goals of the company and deliver recognizable results.
23 September 2016
Together we will generate ideas and insights that will drive your product development and innovation strategy. The event assembles executives across a myriad of industries to share best practices, challenges, solutions and so much more.
04 May 2016
By Don Creswell, SmartOrg A Google search provides hundreds, maybe thousands of references to portfolio management. I grabbed this definition from a BBC “bite-size” reference: “Portfolio management is the centralized management of one or more portfolios, which includes identifying, prioritizing, authorizing, managing, and controlling projects, programs and other related work to achieve specific strategic business
06 April 2016
In the field of strategic portfolio management there is a prevalence of dashboards and analytics attempting to measure all kinds of things that are considered to be of value. When these metrics get interpreted as a measure of value, portfolio management turns into a giant optimization problem that downplays the role of human creativity, innovation,
18 February 2016
We are pleased to welcome Eugene Yamnitsky, Senior Product Manager at Citrix Systems as a guest blogger. He highlights take-aways from a SmartOrg-led session at Frost & Sullivan’s 10th Anniversary New Product Innovation & Development 2016 Executive Mind Exchange.
08 January 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.