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T W O - D A Y   C O N F E R E N C E
Product Pipeline and Portfolio Management
Balancing Priorities with Capacity
April 25-27, 2005 / Chicago, IL

subject to change

Monday, April 25

Pre-Conference Workshops
7:00 – 8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 12:00 Workshop A - FULL DAY PART I:
Enterprise Project Management Plus
Instructor: Tony Rizzo,
Velocity Pointe

Workshop B - AM HALF DAY:
Under the Hood of the Product Development Engine: Understanding and Managing The Drivers of Pipeline Performance
Instructor: J. Kent Harmon, Sophios Solutions

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 5:00 Workshop C - PM HALF DAY:
Implementing Strategic Roadmapping to Improve Pipeline and Portfolio Management Decisions
Instructor: Dr. Irene Petrick, Penn State University

Workshop A - FULL DAY PART II:
Twice the Projects with the Same Resources through Effective Multi-Project Management
Instructor: Tony Rizzo, Product Development Institute

Tuesday, April 26

Conference Day One
7:00 – 8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 –8:15 Welcoming Remarks
Management Roundtable
Strategic Alignment of Portfolio Management

Dr. Scott J. Edgett, Product Development Institute

Effective Strategies for Pipeline and Portfolio Balancing

9:30 – 10:30 CASE STUDY
Using Pipeline Management to get Profit
Paul Aspinwall, IBM
10:30-10:45 Refreshment Break
10:45 – 11:45 CASE STUDY
Efficient Solution Engineering through Portfolio Management
Cathy Madden &
Piyush Sanghani,
TransUnion LLC
11:45-1:00 Lunch

How Leading Companies Improve Innovation Effectiveness using Roadmapping

Carl Dietz,
Chief Strategy Officer, Alignent Software

1:00-2:00 CASE STUDY
A Dual Method Approach to Increase Portfolio Value and NPD Productivity

Jerry Groen,
Hospira & Gene Kania, mc2solutions

Linking Strategic Roadmaps to Portfolio Management

2:00-3:00 CASE STUDY
Exploring Synergies Between Strategic Roadmapping and Portfolio Management
Ben Almojuela
, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
3:00-3:15 Refreshment Break
3:15-4:15 CASE STUDY
Technology Road Mapping for Product Portfolio Management
Richard Traxler, Boston Scientific Corporation
4:15-5:15 Facilitated Roundtable Discussions
5:15-6:30 Networking Reception

Wednesday, April 27

Conference Day Two
7:30 - 8:30 Continental Breakfast
Applying Lean Principles to Pipeline Management
Don Reinertsen
, author, Managing the Design Factory
9:45-10:00 Refreshment Break

Aligning Resources & Organizational Capacity

10:00-11:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Part II
Applying Lean Principles to Pipeline Management
, cont...
Don Reinertsen
, author, Managing the Design Factory
11:00-12:00 CASE STUDY
Key Considerations When Implementing Pipeline Management
Hal Kaufman
, Medtronic
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 CASE STUDY
New Product Development Knowledge Reuse for Project Pipeline Management
Curt Raschke
Texas Instruments
2:30-3:30 CASE STUDY
Reclaiming Buried Treasure in Your Corporate Backyard: Leveraging Knowledge Assets to Increase New Product Success
Dermot O'Farrell, Analog Devices & Ken Bruss, Red Oak Group
3:30-3:45 Conference Wrap-up
Available Mon-Fri 
9:30am-5pm est

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