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Product Development and R&D Metrics
Quantifying Innovation, Portfolio Value and Resource Capacity
November 3-6, 2003 / Chicago, IL

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About the Conference:
Management Roundtable’s 8th annual conference, Product Development and R&D Metrics: Quantifying Innovation, Portfolio Value and Resource Capacity, November 3 –6, 2003 in Chicago will bring together leading metrics experts and advanced industry practitioners to explore the latest approaches and methods for using performance measurement systems to manage new product development activities...more info

Featured Keynote Presentations:
Field-Proven Approaches for
Assessing R&D Productivity
Baruch LevDr. Baruch Lev, Professor, New York University, Stern School of Business, Director of the Project for Research on Intangibles and author of INTANGIBLES: Management, Measurement, and Reporting ...more info

Waterfalling Corporate Objectives To Turbocharge R&D Performance and Increase Bottom-Line Results
Joseph HavrillaJoseph B. Havrilla, Senior Vice President, New Product Development, Medrad, Inc.  Joe manages over 100 engineers and scientists dedicated to preserving Medrad’s product leadership in the competitive healthcare industry more info

Key Metrics for Effective Portfolio Management
Scott EdgettDr. Scott Edgett, Product Development Institute, will discuss the key metrics that companies are using to more effectively manage their portfolios. Recent benchmarking data will be explored to determine how top performers are succeeding and outpacing their competitors...more info

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Pre-Conference Workshops:

  1. Critical Chain Buffer Management: Metrics that Link Strategy to Resources. Instructor: Eugene Kania, More Capacity...more info
  1. Implementing an NPD Metrics Program: A Practical Guide to Rapid Metrics Success.   Instructor: Wayne Mackey, Product Development Consulting, Inc....more info
  1. Metrics for Managing & Measuring Advanced Development Projects. Instructor: Dr. Eliezer Geisler, Illinois Institute of Technology...more info
  1. Developing and Cascading the Balanced Scorecard.
    Instructor: Bill Hendricks, Orion Development Group...
    more info

Special Post-Conference Workshop

  • Product Development Metrics Portfolios. Instructor: Bradford L. Goldense, Goldense Group, Inc....more info