We are the Innovation Research Interchange

A unique and dynamic collaborative atmosphere.

Our network of cross-industry leaders is as diverse as the value we create across all fields of industry. We advance the field of innovation management by generating contemporary practices that accelerate value creation. The IRI is a division of the National Association of Manufacturers.

Upcoming Events

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Improving Workplace Morale and Motivation…

10/03/2022
12 pm
Talent Management, Organization/Future of Work
RTM Lunch & Learn Discussion with Dirk Primus

RTM Lunch & Learn Discussion with Dirk Pr…

10/07/2022
12 pm – 1 pm
Managing Innovation and R&D, Knowledge Management, Strategic Planning
Digital Futures 2022: Level up your talent

Digital Futures 2022: Level up your talent

10/11/2022
5 pm – 7 pm
10/12/2022
9 am – 5:30 pm
10/13/2022
9 am – 4 pm
Digital Innovation, Talent Management, Leading Innovation Organizations
TRACK Workshop: Managing Risk in Product Development and Research

TRACK Workshop: Managing Risk in Product …

10/13/2022
1 pm – 4:30 pm
Risk Management, Knowledge Management, Strategic Planning
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IRI/Babson R&D in the Next Normal Project…

10/18/2022
12 pm
Strategic Planning
i101 Bootcamp: Part 1 – Essential Tools for Managing Innovation

i101 Bootcamp: Part 1 – Essential Tools f…

10/18/2022
1 pm – 5 pm
Organizational Vision, Knowledge Management, Tools & Techniques, Portfolio Management
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DEI Thought Leader Interview – Brennon Ma…

10/20/2022
12 pm
Organization/Future of Work, Leading Innovation Organizations, Talent Management
i101 Bootcamp: Part 2 – Organizational Issues in Managing Innovation

i101 Bootcamp: Part 2 – Organizational Is…

10/26/2022
1 pm – 5 pm
Organizational Vision, Culture, Talent Management, Portfolio Management

The Latest RTM

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News and Analysis of the Global Innovatio…

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Digital Innovation, Globalization
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Asking Better Questions

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Managing Innovation and R&D
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Exponential Thinking

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Managing Emerging Technologies
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2022 R&D Trends Forecast

01/06/2022
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Trends, Managing Innovation and R&D, Managing Emerging Technologies
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Mapping the Benefits from Innovation Cont…

01/06/2022
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Open Innovation and Contests
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Wicked Problems Need WKID Innovation

01/06/2022
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Disruptive Innovation, Process Improvement
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How Do Industry 4.0 Technologies Boost Co…

01/06/2022
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Digital Innovation, Managing Emerging Technologies
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How to Outsource Agile Projects Effectively

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Project Management
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The Art of Bending the Rules

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Foresight
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Digital Twins

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Digital Innovation, Process Improvement
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Haroon Abbu: Trust

01/06/2022
RTM Publication
Managing Innovation and R&D
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News and Analysis of the Global Innovatio…

11/01/2021
RTM Publication
Globalization, Digital Innovation

Latest Resources

Innovation ROI Best Practices: IRI Project Update

Innovation ROI Best Practices: IRI Projec…

09/19/2022
Webinar
Managing Innovation and R&D
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Digital Transformation Community Thought …

09/15/2022
Audio Presentation/Podcast
Digital Innovation, Leading Innovation Organizations
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IRI DEI Thought Leader Interview – Davi…

09/08/2022
Audio Presentation/Podcast
Leading Innovation Organizations, Talent Management, Organizational Vision
Innovation ROI Best Practices: IRI Project Update

Innovation ROI Best Practices: IRI Projec…

08/01/2022
Webinar
Managing Innovation and R&D
The Human Side of Technology: Leading People Through Digital Transformation – PILOT Project Update

The Human Side of Technology: Leading Peo…

07/25/2022
Webinar
Culture, Digital Innovation
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Digital Transformation Community Thought …

07/21/2022
Audio Presentation/Podcast
Digital Innovation, Leading Innovation Organizations

IRI Programs

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PILOT

When IRI members have complex challenges, PILOT swoops in with the best and next practices in innovation leadership. PILOT will help you deploy the right tools to dive into the challenge.

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TRACK

Whatever career stage you are at, we provide the resources needed to develop teams. TRACK takes 80+ years of innovation research and utilized in mapping it to a career.

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SPRING

SPRING helps you to look at key issues impacting innovation – like digitalization, intelligent systems, and the use of data – through case studies, insights from thought leaders, and peer-based learning.

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IRIS

Advise and develop new tools and services to facilitate networking and benchmarking amongst IRI members with a sustainable concierge service providing significant value for membership.