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Audio Session: Thursday, March 9, 2017 11:00am
An insightful free 60 minute webinar -- learn about Jay Paap’s proven approach to roadmapping and how to make initiatives stick.
Webinar: Thursday, January 26, 2017 11:00am
Learn how Holy Family Memorial healthcare network changed its culture to become more innovative and caring. Two of the effort's leaders describe the specifics tactics used across the enterprise.
Audio Session: Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:00am
Our Agile series has covered a range of approaches, lessons learned, and recommendations for getting started on your Agile implementation. This final integration session will address your questions and pull it all together to get you and your team on the right foot for starting or improving your Agile implementation.
Audio Session: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 12:00pm
In this one hour webinar, Dr. Kevin Thompson will focus on SCRUM methods and the Product Owner’s role, including how to shepherd team members, define user requirements (User Stories don’t work the same way) and scope (time based estimation versus consensus norm of sizing). He will describe 11 different ways hardware practices differ from software and tell you what to do instead. Drawing on Thermo Fisher's experience using Scrum to develop mass spectrometry equipment, he will share lessons learned from this very successful experiment.
Audio Session: Thursday, October 13, 2016 11:00am
An exclusive one-hour webinar on how the design sprint can give you a superpower: the ability to build and test nearly any idea in just 40 hours. The sprint—a five-day process for answering critical business questions through designing, prototyping, and testing ideas—is a “greatest hits” of business battle-tested processes any team can use.
Audio Session: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 12:00pm
A special one-hour webinar on the Rapid Learning Cycles framework - a proven, repeatable method of Agile Development practices for tangible products. It overcomes many of the challenges that companies have had when they have tried to adopt Agile Development, by addressing the mismatches between the software / IT development environment and the challenges faced by scientists and engineers when the product involves physics, chemistry and/or biology.
Webinar: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 10:00am
A 60 minute webinar on how manufacturers of physical products leverage the power of agile methods within their existing stage-gate systems
Audio Session: Monday, July 11, 2016 1:00pm
: The Webinar focuses on How Managing IP and Conducting Open Innovation Are Inter-Dependent. The premise is that open innovation enhances new business development efforts and that IP plays five roles in supporting a company’s Open Innovation based business development objectives. The webinar will illustrate how the newer IP databases and IP analysis software accomplishes this. Included will be methodologies that aid in understanding the strength and potential value of patents that are acquired or developed as part of Open Innovation efforts.
Audio Session: Thursday, November 19, 2015 10:00am
the next generation idea-to-launch system which builds in methods such as: Agile development, time-boxed sprints and scrums, and spiral or iterative development. Learn about time-boxing, burn-down charts, and sprint backlogs. Find out how these leading firms accelerate their developments with dedicated teams and scrum masters. But also how they have had to modify traditional Agile methods to suit manufactured products in businesses from food to machinery. Learn how they define a “Done” sprint.
Audio Session: Monday, November 16, 2015 10:00am
Most businesses’ stage-and-gate processes don’t work so well – too rigid, out-of-date, too slow, not adaptive. Probe some of the challenges – what’s wrong with the system – and how leading companies are correcting the weaknesses and moving beyond traditional gating systems.