Join your colleagues in a lively conference call scheduled for the first Friday of each month, noon eastern, to discuss the latest and best in innovation management literature. Discussions include papers appearing in RTM, topical books, Network “hot topics,” and other burning issues.
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November 7, 2014 - Attendees discussed questions related to "Thinking & Acting Strategically," an IRI Voice of Member most pressing topic, in a 60 minute "lightning round" moderated by Dr. Len Polizzotto, Draper Labs. Audio of discussion.
October 3, 2014 - Tom Kurfess (Georgia Tech) & Bill Cass (Cantor Colburn) presented an integrated technical and legal discussion on IP concerns related to additive manufacturing. Read the article, "Rethinking Additive Manufacturing and Intellectual Property Protection," from the Sept-Oct issue of RTM. This session was not recorded.
September 5, 2014 - 2014 Holland Award author John Evans discussed "Tools for Managing Early-Stage Business Model Innovation." Dr. Evans outlined how Lockheed Martin's Innovation Readiness Levels provide a key measure of the stress a business-model innovation is likely to inflict on an organization. Webinar slides | Recorded webinar
August 1, 2014 - Marco Zeschky & Stephan Winterhalter, University of Gallan, discussed "From Cost to Frugal and Reverse Innovation: Mapping the Field and Implications for Global Competitiveness," published in the July-Aug RTM.
July 11, 2014 - MaryAnne Gobble, RTM's Managing Editor, helps take the pain out of journal article writing and provides insight on what makes a good article and what reviewers look for. Webinar slides | Recorded webinar
June 6, 2014 - Tim Baines, Aston Centre for Servitization Research & Practice, talked with Jim Euchner, RTM Editor in Chief, about "Services-Led Business Models for Manufacturing." Note: audio not available for this session.
May 2, 2014 - Drs. Liz Lee-Kelley and Neil Turner, Cranfield University, discussed "Intentionally Creating a Community of Practice to Connect Dispersed Technical Professionals."
April 4, 2014 - Elmar Kutsch, Cranfield School of Management, led discussion on "Bridging the Risk Gap: the Failure of Risk Management in Information Systems Projects," published in the March-April 2014 issue of RTM. Due to technical difficulty, audio is not available for this session.
March 7, 2014 - Moderator Dr. John Simmins, EPRI, discusses "Industrial uses of Augmented Reality and Lessons Learned in the Electric Utility Industry.” Recorded webinar.
February 7, 2014 - A Maturity Model for Sustainability in New Product Development (Jan-Feb RTM). Jeff Hynds, Ingersoll Rand discusses how this assessment tool allows your company to benchmark progress toward sustainability goals and drive NPD growth. Recorded webinar.
January 10, 2014 - What's Next? After Stage-Gate. Robert Cooper, President of the Product Development Institute, talks about why it might be time to rethink your idea-to-launch system (from RTM Jan-Feb 2014). Recorded webinar
Brown Bag Archive
Access articles, videos, and slides from Brown Bags dated 2010 - 2013.