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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


By participating at this program , you will learn: 

  • How to apply lean principles to pipeline management – quantify the cost of queues, decrease batch sizes and better manage flow

  • About techniques to balance your portfolio – weighing the level of complexity with resource availability

  • Strategies, techniques, and approaches to dynamically “off-load” and “on-load” the pipeline

  • What tools are most effective for prioritizing projects in the portfolio – what are their limitations?

  • To determine the best data points for decision making – simplify, simplify, simplify

  • How to fit portfolio management into your NPD process and learn to set product priorities that align with strategy and growth goals

  • To engage strategic roadmaps to reduce the gap between the technologies that marketing wants and what engineering can deliver

  • About tools to prioritize technology projects to ensure that resources get allocated to projects that meet business needs/strategy

  • How to successfully integrate Stage-GateÒ and CCPM to achieve effective portfolio, resource and project management

  • How variations in task time, resource utilization levels and prioritization schemes interact to reode TTM and decrease productivity levels

  • How to manage the interface between strategic roadmaps and pipeline and portfolio management

  • About ways integrate innovation strategy, portfolio management process and new product development process into one seamless process

  • How to align the strategic direction of the portfolio with product and technology roadmaps

Available Mon-Fri 
9:30am-5pm est

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