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T E N T H   A N N U A L  C O N F E R E N C E
Product Development  Metrics:
Achieving the Full Value of R&D
November 7-9, 2005 / Chicago, IL
Strategies, benchmarks, and breakthrough methods for product, portfolio and ultimately
corporate profitability and growth.

Receive the latest leading practices and metrics for:

  • Performance measurement – Metrics to inspire innovation - and get results - across functions, teams, projects, and portfolios

  • Predictive metrics and leading indicators – Screen for opportunities, invest accordingly

  • Resource and capacity management – Right-size for maximum efficiency

  • Demonstrating R&D value – Assess the financial worth of innovation and other intangibles. Measure and boost R&D productivity 

  • Organizational Alignment – Focus in on fewer, unified goals to achieve key corporate objectives

Featuring Keynote Presentations by:
Dr. Robert G. Cooper
Professor of Industrial Marketing and Technology Management
McMaster University,
and author, Winning at New Products

...on the impact of cost cutting on NPD productivity and overall performance...More Info

Don G. Reinertsen
Reinertsen and Associates
...on applying lean principles to product development metrics...More Info
Bradford L. Goldense
Bradford L. Goldense
Founder & CEO
Goldense Group, Inc.
...on past, present and emerging trends in the evolution of product development metrics...More Info

Watts S. Humphrey
Founder, Software Process Program
Software Engineering Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
and author, TSP: A Self-Improvement Process for Software Engineers
...on key strategies and metrics managing distributed software development efforts...More Info

Robert L. Schur
Vice President
...on the proliferation of statistics and metrics in non-traditional business environments...More Info
Conference Chairperson
Wayne Mackey Wayne Mackey
Product Development
Consulting, Inc.

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Choose from 2 Pre-Conference Workshops:
    Strategic Enterprise Metrics for PD Transformation

    Instructors: Mark Thut & Alex Blanter, PRTM
    More Info

    Product Development Metrics Portfolios
    Instructor: Bradford L. Goldense, GGI

    More Info

Check out the premier issue of "Measuring and Delivering R&D Value," the first offering in a short series of publications created to report on Management Roundtable's activities in the area of measuring product development and R&D effectiveness.

Available Mon-Fri 
9:30am-5pm est