Research-Technology Management (RTM) Journal

Vol. 58, No. 4, July-August 2015
James A. Euchner, Editor-in-Chief
MaryAnne M. Gobble, Managing Editor


Capitalizing on Emerging Technologies: A Path to Creating Opportunities in New Markets
Irene Spitsberg, Michael J. Verti, Sudhir Brahmandam, and George W. Coulston describe a framework for identifying and developing new opportunities based on emerging technologies.

Creating Innovation Capabilities: MoInlycke Health Care's Journey
Tove Weigel and Keith Goffin show how one company developed a capability in deep customer insight.

Selecting Early-Stage Ideas for Radical Innovation: Tools and Structures
John Nicholas, Ann Ledwith, and John Bessant report on a study exploring the strategies innovative firms use to identify and nurture promising ideas for radical innovation.

Visualizing Roadmaps: A Design-Driven Approach
Clive Kerr and Robert Phaal demonstrate how a systematic, design-driven approach to roadmap formulation can help communicate strategic and tactical insights more effectively.



Open IP in the automotive industry...Apple and Google making inroads in automotive technology...Drug development in decline...The economic impact of academic research...other news.
Maryanne M. Gobble

From the Editor

Jim Euchner talks about Innovation Engines.


Barry Jaruzelski talks with Jim Euchner about What Really Matters for Innovation.

Innovation for Innovators

Roger Smith explores Major League Innovation.


Questions and answers from IRI's Community Forum


A look at Innovating Experience.

Innovation C-Scape

John Nottingham talks about Building Great Innovation Spaces.

Previous RTM Journals

Vol 58, Number 3

Vol 58, Number 2

Vol 58, Number 1

Vol 57, Number 6

Vol 57, Number 5

Vol 57, Number 4

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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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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!