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Assessing the State of Innovation: How Does Your Company Rate?


Meeting Description:
During engagements with Fortune 100 companies and at several executive workshops, Dr. Matheson has identified concerns among innovation leaders over the current state of innovation. Issues include disappointment with popular approaches to ideation and management of the innovation process. Based on his findings and on his recent article in PDMA VISIONS Magazine, David will explore four “must-do” practices to improve the value returned by your innovation efforts.

Participants will learn:

•    Better ways to identify winning innovation
•    Four “must-do” practices to improve innovation value
•    Why you cannot consistently predict winners, but you can develop a winning portfolio

Plus, all registrants will receive complimentary copies of the following white papers:
"Assessing the State of Innovation", "Perfecting the Recipe for Breakthrough Innovation" & "Optimizing Product Portfolios with Advanced PPM"
Date: Tue, Jan 24, 2012
Time: 01:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): IIR USA - Events
 Presenter Information
David Matheson, Ph.D. Co-Founder, President and CEO
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David has helped Sr. management of firms in the United States and Europe improve their results from portfolio management, product development, innovation, R&D, capital investment and strategy, and is an expert on measuring value and managing uncertainty.

His practical experience covers a variety of industries, including printing, software development, biotechnology, telecommunications, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, manufacturing, electric power and entertainment.

He is co-author of the best selling book, The Smart Organization:  Creating Value through Strategic R&D and has authored numerous articles on innovation, portfolio management and decision making. In addition to being at the helm of SmartOrg, he is currently a member of the board at Photozini, Inc. and a Fellow with the Society of Decision Professionals. 

His Ph.D. is from Stanford University, where he currently teaches.