Webinars & Videos

Financial Metrics to Drive Strategic Portfolio Performance

Presented by: Mike Tulaney, Innovation Management Consultant for Sopheon

While all companies forecast the financial impact of their new product development investments, not all realize that the specific metrics that are used to rank and select projects heavily influence the performance of portfolios, possibly towards an [...]

July 29th, 2015|Categories: Webinars & Videos|

How to Differentiate Private Brands Through Effective Innovation Management

Presented by: Loan Phan, Innovation Management Consultant, Sopheon

Differentiation is key for retailers, and innovative private brands are just one way to accomplish this. Today’s private brands are not about 'me too' - they are focused around developing your very own innovative products that set you [...]

July 8th, 2015|Categories: Webinars & Videos|

Achieving Agility in Enterprise Innovation: New Leading Practices for Consumer Goods Firms

Presented by: Bryan Seyfarth, Director Consumer Goods, Sopheon

Today’s Food, Beverage and CPG manufacturers face a turbulent and daunting market environment. Dramatically shifting [...]

June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Webinars & Videos|

Integration of Intellectual Property Management, the Patent Application Process and Innovation Management

Presented by: Jan-Willem Goedmakers, Stamicarbon’s Head of IP and Huub Rutten, VP Research for Sopheon

Over the last couple of years Stamicarbon and Sopheon configured Accolade to support two parallel processes: the Innovation Management process and the IP Management process. This is a unique case and [...]

May 26th, 2015|Categories: Webinars & Videos|

Why is Innovation so Essential and How do you Align the Possibilities that New Technologies can Offer?

Interview with: Hans-Cristian Eppich, Business Development Director, Sopheon GmbH

Listen to this interview (in German with English subtitles) recorded at DTIM (Disruptive Technologies & Innovation Foresight Minds) conference in Berlin, and learn [...]

April 15th, 2015|Categories: Webinars & Videos|

Aligning Innovation Investments, Sales and Production for More Revenue

Presented by: Huub Rutten, VP Research for Sopheon

Many companies in the chemicals sector find it difficult to align and synchronize innovation investments with the concrete needs of Sales, Marketing and the Production calendar. The lack of alignment in business processes can result in missed opportunities, [...]

April 7th, 2015|Categories: Webinars & Videos|

Where Big Data and Innovation Management are Headed in 2015

Presented by: Huub Rutten, VP Research and Steven Kleynenberg Senior Software Engineer for Sopheon [...]

January 22nd, 2015|Categories: Webinars & Videos|

New Product Forecasting and Risk Assessment

Presented by: Ken Kahn, Director of Virginia Commonwealth University's da Vinci Center and Paul O'Connor, Founder/Managing Director, The Adept Group

New product professionals are tasked with having to deliver new product forecasts and risks appraisals to senior management, both for business case evaluation and portfolio management [...]

December 11th, 2014|Categories: Webinars & Videos|

How to Achieve Exceptional Long-term Growth and Profitability Through Sustainable Innovation

Many companies develop their markets based on one or a few initial innovations that appeal to customers. Over time as these markets develop, the company grows and thrives. Innovation is subsequently typically focused on line extensions or other ‘more of the same’ product variations. However, [...]

November 24th, 2014|Categories: Webinars & Videos|

Best Practices for High Tech NPDI – Improving the Business by Mitigating Risk

Presented by: Reid Paquin, Research Analyst, The Aberdeen Group

Innovation has become critical to the long-term health of a business. For an industry like High Tech this is especially true as their customers demand feature-rich products.

While this push to more complex products helps to differentiate competitors; [...]

October 9th, 2014|Categories: Webinars & Videos|