Examine the trade-offs between top-down and bottom-up resource planning and explore integrating long-term planning with a standardized NPD process to shorten time-to-market and increase product quality.
Stage-Gate® is the backbone of innovation and NPD for many companies. It’s been updated since the 1980s, with the 5th generation launched Fall 2017. Dive deep into what’s new and potential implications for bold innovation in record time at your enterprise.
Product portfolio management is the link between business strategy and investments made in product development. However, many companies struggle to keep portfolios aligned with strategic plans. Explore best practices to ensure projects in your product portfolio will help achieve innovation growth objectives.
Strategic roadmapping enables decision-makers to gain a multidimensional view into the future and manipulate planning data to reveal the outcomes of their planning scenarios. See the fundamentals behind roadmapping, how companies are using roadmapping, and the results they are attaining.
Gain insight into why companies are combining the management of innovation and enterprise cost-savings projects in a single process with common portfolio views, with a six-step process for implementing.
In this paper, CIMdata describes the three classes of Enterprise Innovation Management (EIM) providers, where each class of solutions adds value and what key challenges are involved in their adoption. It offers a simple architecture that illustrates how these classes of solutions fit with each other.
Driving Innovation from the Top Floor to the Shop Floor – Crossing the Chasm in Strategic Business Alignment
Learn how Enterprise Innovation Management solutions can integrate with Product Lifecycle Management, Project Portfolio Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, and Supply Chain Management to strategically align and execute critical processes, helping to launch innovations to market.
This paper focuses on the advantages and benefits of integrating Sopheon’s Accolade solution to Microsoft Project. It also examines the fundamental orientation of each application on its own, and the business, process and organizational impact of bringing Accolade and Microsoft Project together.
Accolade and SharePoint serve different purposes in the organization, yet used together can serve up innovation projects, processes and elements to a broader audience for even more powerful innovation management. This paper articulates the value each product offers and how they can be used together.