R&D Today – sharing ideas, good practice and innovation in R&D management.
R&D Today aims to share knowledge, new approaches and well proven techniques, it is the outreach site for the Research and Development Management Association (RADMA), a charitable organisation that supports research, best practice and education.
We have found the Pentathlon provides a useful framework for discussion, click on the numbers below to explore further.
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There is no shortage of challenges facing R&D managers, but sources of practical help can be in short supply.
To assist we have selected a number of themes that are of wide interest – technology strategy, ideation and creativity, managing the pipeline, open innovation, roadmapping, managing international R&D – and invited two guest editors, a practitioner and an academic, to curate a useful resource for each.
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R&D Management Conference 2019
The 2019 R&D Management Conference will be based around the theme of The Innovation Challenge: Bridging Research, Industry and Society and will take place from 17-21 June 2019 in Paris. The 2 next important dates for
#RnDParis2019: – May, 1st end of the early bird price, May, 31st deadline for full paper submission.
The R&D Management Conference 2019 has opened a call for submissions. Topics relating to this year's conference main topic 'The Innovation Challenge: Bridging Research, Industry and Society” are welcomed. Deadline March 1st 2019Read more
The response of established businesses to the perceived threat of disruptive technologies is often counter productive, observes Prof. Thierry Rayna, Professor of Innovation Management École Polytechnique and co-chair of the 2019 R&D Management Conference.Read more
Smart glasses could help you be more productive, according to research by a team at IfM investigating how augmented reality affects human work in an industrial setting.Read more
Without risk you cannot have game-changing innovation
The key to successful innovation is to fail fast at the front-end, where the impact on the business can be managed. The Pentathlon Framework can be used to describe a structured process that removes the risk of failure as ideas progress through the ‘Innovation Funnel’.