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"Many components of this conference will be implemented into our product development strategy."
Jim Bienias, Rheem Manufacturing Company

Monday - October 28

Pre-conference Workshops

7:00–8:00 Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:00–5:00 Full-Day Workshop
A. Developing Metrics Portfolios: Defining and Selecting Key Measures for Product Development Performance
Instructor: Bradford L. Goldense, Goldense Group, Inc.
8:00–12:00 AM Half-Day Workshop
B. Metrics for Managing Dispersed Teams/Partners/Suppliers
Instructor: Jerry McColgin & Eduardo Sao Clemente, McColgin Consulting
12:00–1:00 Lunch
1:00–5:00 PM Half-Day Workshop
C. Creating and Executing a Strategic Scorecard
Instructor: Arthur M. Schneiderman, Process Management Consultant

Tuesday - October 29

Conference - Day One

7:00–7:45 Continental Breakfast & Registration
7:45–8:00 Welcoming Remarks
Management Roundtable

Measuring Value, Linking to Strategy

How to Avoid Metrics Overload and Paralysis

Arthur M. Schneiderman
9:15–10:15 Portfolio Management Processes: Architect then Implement
Brian Montgomery, Blackbaud, Inc.
10:15–10:30 Refreshment Break / Exhibits

Metrics for Optimizing Return on Technology Investments

10:30–11:30 Creating the Environment for Growth and Innovation through Metrics
Richard C. Bingham, DuPont
11:30–12:30 Technology vs. Product Portfolio Management
Peter Dierauer, Honeywell Embedded Controls
12:30–1:30 Luncheon

Metrics for Resource Allocation and Capacity Management

1:30–2:30 Applying Predictive Metrics for Early Problem Identification and Dynamic Resource Allocation Adjustments
Les Stewart, Medrad & Wayne Mackey, Product Development Consulting, Inc.
2:30–3:30 Process and Metrics for Effective New Product Development at Rogers Corporation
Michael Bessette, Rogers Corporation
3:30–3:45 Refreshment Break / Exhibits


3:45–5:45 Expert Clinics:
3:45–4:45 RD&E Resources and Capacity Management Survey Results
Bradford L. Goldense, Goldense Group, Inc.
3:45–4:45 Special Session on Criteria for Diagnosing Successful & Effective Metrics
Arthur M. Schneiderman
5:45–7:00 Networking Reception / Exhibits

Wednesday - October 30

Conference - Day Two

6:450–8:00 Continental Breakfast
7:00–7:45 Metrics Implementation Discussion Group
Facilitators: Les Stewart, Medrad and Wayne Mackey, Product Development Consulting, Inc.
Maximizing the Value of Performance Measurement Systems

Anthony Davila, Stanford University

Strategies for Effective Portfolio Management

9:15–10:15 Managing an R&D Portfolio Process in Real-Time
Jay Andersen, Eli Lilly & Company
10:15–10:30 Refreshment Break / Exhibits
10:45–11:45 Evolution and Challenges of R&D Metrics at National Semiconductor
John Cordes, National Semiconductor
11:45–12:45 Luncheon
12:45–1:45 Metrics: Closing the Loops to Drive Growth
Thomas Gregory, 3M & Curtis Hargadine, Development Professionals, Inc.
1:45–2:45 Transitioning to Portfolio Management
Paul Falkenstein, Becton Dickinson
2:45 Close of Conference

Publication Sponsor:Sloan Management Review


Affiliate Organization:PMI Registered Education Provider

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