Great innovations and new technologies are often the root cause of disruptive market changes. However, there are conflicting opinions on how far such dynamics are the result of an individual’s great mind or of a great innovation and technology management. Usually it is a combination of both. As a consequence, companies with superior innovation and technology management have a competitive advantage in delivering valuable products at competitive costs and becoming a market leader. Successful innovation & technology managers integrate market pull and technology push while maintaining its strategic focus.
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Head of Service of an Industrial Electronics OEM
Typical questions we face:How do I balance market pull and technology push in my product roadmap?
Typical questions we face:How do I ensure strategic focus while maintaining openness to innovation and new technologies?
Typical questions we face:How do I integrate suppliers (“open innovation”) while protecting intellectual property?
Typical questions we face:How do I steer R&D resource allocation considering my technology roadmap priorities?
Typical questions we face:What is the right governance to manage innovation and technology regarding decision-making bodies and processes?
- Best practices and methodology on innovation and technology management
- Abundant industrial network and regular exchange with other innovation and technology management companies
- Proven approach to conduct portfolio clean-up and prioritization
- Proven approach to map R&D resources with portfolio priorities
Portfolio clean-up and prioritization of the research and development projects for an industrial electronics manufacturer
Definition of a new governance to manage innovation and technology of a machinery OEM