January 8, 2016 - Reinventing Supplier Innovation Relationships
Author Gene Slowinski, Director of Strategic Alliance Research, Rutgers University Business School talks about better practices that help IRI customer and supplier firms bring more and more effective innovation to market. Access video.
December 4, 2015 - How to Thrive in the Era of Collaborative Services Entrepreneurship
Collaborators Rule! Author Tim Ogilvie, CEO, Peer Insight, explores collaborative services entrepreneurship -- where firms cooperate with each other and with customers, to forge win-win business models for digitally enabled service innovation. Access video
Nov 6, 2016 - Creating Cultural Change in a 115-Year Old R&D Organization
Over a five year period, Timken R&D worked to improve the speed and quality of its decisions and its alignment with the business. Author Leslie Christensen, Manager, Upstream Marketing, and Stephen Johnson, Director R&D, discuss the practical steps Timken took to change its culture. Listen to the Audio
October 2, 2015 - Identifying Innovation Landmines in Your Front End
An interactive session using anchored scale ratings to show you where your group stands with respect to others. Bill Weber and John Bacon, iP2Biz, offer practical tips to deal with issues gleaned from thousands of cases. Learn to identify the positive activities that distinguish the innovation high-performers as well as the landmines that can destroy success. Take a look at some of the criteria separating success from failure.
September 10, 2015 - Special Session - Ted Farrington, AndSpace Consulting, and project leader of the IRI2038 Futures Stud, summarizes the project findings and provides an in-depth analysis of trends you should be watching for now. View Video
May 8, 2015 - Jeff Cope, RTI, and Andy Kintz, LORD Corporation, presented findings from the External Technology Network survey on Open Innovation. The group discussed practices and trends currently affecting or will affect how firms manage open innovation. View video
April 10, 2015 - Improved Product Development Performance through Agile/Stage-Gate Hybrids: The Next-Generation Stage-Gate Process? Dr. Anita Friis Sommer illustrates how combining a conventional Stage-Gate process with elements of Agile development can provide a more flexible, responsive product development process. Access article.
February 6, 2015 - Is the Lab Your World, Or the is the World Your Lab? Dr. Hila Lifshitz-Assaf, NYU, conducts live Q&A after a replay of her Member Summit keynote presentation. See the original Member Summit 2015 Keynote (login required).
January 9, 2015 - Jim Euchner and Abhijit Ganguly discuss Goodyear's system for developing new business models to support technology innovation. Their article, "Business Model Innovation in Practice," was published in RTM's November-December 2014 issue. Audio of discussion.