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Research-Technology Management (RTM) Journal

Vol. 58, No. 2, March-April 2015
James A. Euchner, Editor-in-Chief
MaryAnne M. Gobble, Managing Editor


Business Models Outside the Core: Lessons Learned from Success and Failure
Heidi M. Bertels, Peter A. Koen, and Ian Elsum find that a leading driver of success or failure outside the core is unexamined assumptions carried over from incumbent busines models.

Unstructured Text Analytics to Support New Product Development Decisions
Stephen K. Markham, Michael Kowolenko, and Timothy L. Michaelis offer a framework for using text analytics and big data tools to support decision making for new product development.

Hetero Expert Innovation: New Product Development through Exploitation of Ideas from Other Industries
Changil Choi and Heesang Lee describe an idea generation process that incorporates insights from experts in other industries to drive new product development.

Creating Sustainable Value Through Service Offerings
Chun-Juei Chou, Chong-Wen Chen, and Chris Conley show how companies can create successful sustainability-led service offerings by integrating customer context with sustainability values.




EU axes top science advisor...Detroit opens newest manufacturing innovation institute...A new study examines the plight of young scientists...4D printing offers new possibilities in product design...other news.
MaryAnne M. Gobble

From the Editor

Jim Euchner discusses the impact of Digitizing and Informatting.


Youngjin Yoo talks with Jim Euchner about Design in the Generative Economy.

20/20 Foresight

Irene Petrick talks about companies In Search of Bravery.


Questions and answers from IRI's Community Forum


A look at Regulating Innovation in the New Economy.

Innovation C-Scape

Martin Jung talks about Developing Intuition and Building Teams.

About the Publications Library

Research-Technology Management is the award-winning, bi-monthly journal of the Industrial Research Institute, published since 1958. It contains peer-reviewed articles covering the entire spectrum of technological innovation, from research and development through product development to marketing. RTM is a leading source of knowledge and best practices on innovation management for leaders of research, development, and engineering worldwide. RTM Online is available to subscribers only. If you are not a subscriber, but interested in viewing a sample of selected RTM articles before acquiring a subscription, see our free access issue.

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Previous RTM Journals

Vol 58, Number 1

Vol 57, Number 6

Vol 57, Number 5

Vol 57, Number 4

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Call for RTM Submissions

Upcoming Articles

Remain connected to the steady flow of new ideas, strategies and techniques for leading innovation, technology and R&D. 

  • Creating Innovation Capabilities
  • Tools and Structures for Enabling Radical Innovation Selection
  • Visualizing Roadmaps
  • Capitalizing on Emerging Technologies


Exciting Upcoming Special Issues include:

Call for RTM Peer Reviewers

We are looking for dynamic individuals from IRI member organizations to help on the RTM Board of Editors team!  We are seeking individuals to assist in the peer review process to help maintain the high quality of RTM articles.  Are you interested in discussing issues of importance in technology management and gaining an edge on valuable practitioner oriented strategies and techniques?  Do you want to be part of a group of R&D leaders engaged in publishing the latest in R&D and innovation management?

If you answered 'yes' to either of these questions, please contact MaryAnne Gobble,  Managing Editor, today to find out how you can help!