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Community Forum – Tell us about your R&D IT project spend

Our organization is beginning a journey to digitally transform the way R&D does R&D, from enabling faster innovation, decisioning, to efficiency. As we begin our planning we are seeking to understand how comparable sized companies are investing in R&D technologies and how you are currently resourced within IT to support implementing and sustaining these technologies.


Survey (Community Forum)

Process Improvement, Project Management, Tools & Techniques

07/23/2021

Innovation Research Interchange

Community

Community Forum – Tell us about your termination metrics

Our organization wants to drill down on what metrics companies actually use when making project termination decisions. We have good entrance and selection criteria, but we don’t have effective criteria or tools to optimally allocate resources. We know a lot of metrics are captured, but what is the most important in your decision making?


Survey (Community Forum)

Conducting Business Experiments, New Business Development, Process Improvement, Managing Emerging Technologies, Stage-Gate, Innovation Metrics, Portfolio Management, Project Management

07/16/2021

Innovation Research Interchange

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Effectiveness of University Engagements Project Update

This session will serve as an update from the IRI PILOT project: Effectiveness of University Engagements. Within the broad topic of Effectiveness of University Engagements, they have narrowed their project focus to Intellectual Property (IP)-related issues, particularly: – IP Ownership – IP Commercialization – IP Risk Management.


Presentation

Alliances/Collaborations, IP Management

07/14/2021

Rhonda Crate et al.

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Introducing the Innovation Storytelling Toolkit: IRI/Untold Content – The Stories We Tell Project Update

How can innovators ensure that no good idea gets shelved because it wasn’t well told? Which communication strategies work best for different innovation contexts? And are there tools out there to help innovators storytell more effectively? The Untold Content team will reveal a new toolkit designed specifically to provide innovators with 30+ storytelling tools for communicating effectively in innovation contexts.


Presentation

Culture

07/12/2021

Katie Taylor

Community

Community Forum – Tell us about your tech scouting spend

Our organization is trying to understand how our peer organizations approach tech scouting with regard to % of budget spend and where the funds are spent.  Results below:  If there is one thing you could do to improve your organization’s external innovation, what would you advise? Establish a CVC Professionalize external partner management = establish […]


Survey (Community Forum)

Technology Scouting, Alliances/Collaborations

07/02/2021

Innovation Research Interchange

Community

Community Forum – How is remote work impacting your organization?

IRI and Babson College have teamed up to conduct a longitudinal study on the impact that the coronavirus pandemic is having on R&D and innovation management.  In order to understand these impacts over time, we are conducting a series of surveys over the next two years, tracking such key issues as productivity, morale, culture, collaboration, […]


Survey (Community Forum)

Leading Innovation Organizations, Talent Management, Organization/Future of Work

06/18/2021

Innovation Research Interchange

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Digital Transformation Community Thought Leader Interview: Alyssa Mueller and Sean Bruce, Hess Corporation

IRI’s Lee Green and Alyssa and Sean cover Hess’s structured approach to digital, including their approach to enterprise architecture and emphasis on Lean.


Audio Presentation/Podcast

Digital Innovation, Leading Innovation Organizations

06/17/2021

Lee Green

Community

Community Forum: How is your organization structuring remote work?

IRI and Babson College have teamed up to conduct a longitudinal study on the impact that the coronavirus pandemic is having on R&D and innovation management.  In order to understand these impacts over time, we are conducting a series of surveys over the next two years, tracking such key issues as productivity, morale, culture, collaboration, […]


Survey (Community Forum)

Leading Innovation Organizations, Talent Management, Organization/Future of Work

06/11/2021

Innovation Research Interchange

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2021 RTM Lunch & Learn: Innovators Must Be Powerful Storytellers

Join us for a discussion of “Innovators Must Be Powerful Storytellers,” an IRI Research-Technology Management (RTM) Brown Bag Discussion with Kathyrn (Katie) Trauth Taylor. Katie Taylor is founder and CEO of Untold Content, an innovation storytelling firm that supports public and private sector organizations in scientific, medical, technical, and social innovation verticals to effectively communicate their […]


Slides

Continuous Improvement, Leading Innovation Organizations

06/04/2021

Katie Taylor

Community

Community Forum – Tell us about your technical learning activities

Our organization is evaluating how we support researcher\'s technical learning amid execution on customer innovation programs. We are interested in hearing how other research organizations plan for and invest in continuous learning and professional development for researchers.


Survey (Community Forum)

Leading Innovation Organizations, Talent Management

05/28/2021

Innovation Research Interchange

Community

Community Forum – Tell us how you track external interactions

Our Innovation team interacts in various ways with external solution providers (e.g., start-ups) and we don’t have a good way of capturing the interactions. Please let us know if your organization uses a CRM system or some other method to keep track of your interactions.


Survey (Community Forum)

Customer Insight, Technology Scouting, Process Improvement, Alliances/Collaborations

05/21/2021

Innovation Research Interchange

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2021 Annual Conference: Effectiveness of University Engagements

Research and Development activities in the industries have had partnerships with the academia over many decades. However, this trend has now seen considerable growth not just domestically but also internationally. It is a recognition of the fact that new and innovative ideas in product and services can emerge from anywhere in the world and companies […]


Presentation

Alliances/Collaborations, IP Management

05/20/2021

Saurabh Sircar et al.