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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

Tuesday, April 26 — 11:45am-1:00pm

How Leading Companies Improve Innovation Effectiveness Using Roadmapping

Carl Dietz
Chief Strategy Officer
Alignent Software

Explore real-world examples of how the world’s leading innovation firms have applied modern roadmapping techniques to improve R&D effectiveness, turbo-charge the innovation value chain and unleash new product development success. Topics include:

  • Proven best practices to significantly improve new product revenues

  • Methods to accelerate time-to-market and beat competitors to new markets

  • Processes to maximize innovation insight across functions

With more than 20 years of business management experience, Carl Dietz has launched global software sales initiatives with great success in roadmapping, technology foresight and strategic planning. Prior to co-founding Alignent Software in 1999 with Yusuf Shirazi, he was in charge of Sales and Business Development at Irvine, Calif.-based Relsys International. Carl was responsible for developing multimillion-dollar software licenses among many of the top ten global pharmaceutical companies. Before joining Relsys International, Carl was Senior Director of Surgical Products at Chiron Corporation, where he managed and developed a product line of computer- and software-driven microsurgical devices.

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