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FastTrack Members have access to downloadable audio, slides and transcripts for these sessions (if available). 
Complete Audio Session Archive (accessible to FastTrack members only)

Implementing the Agile-Stage-Gate Model for Manufacturers

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

IP Strategies In An Open Innovation Environment

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.

Beyond Stage Gate – Part II:

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.

Beyond Stage Gate – Part I:

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Most businesses’ stage-and-gate processes don’t work so well – too rigid, out-of-date, too slow, not adaptive.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.

Develop Your Product Innovation & Technology Strategy

Audio Session: Thursday, November 12, 2015 10:00am

A compelling session focused on developing a master plan for your business’s entire new product development effort. Based on Cooper’s popular book ‘Product Innovation & Technology Strategy”

Portfolio Management for New Products

Audio Session: Thursday, November 5, 2015 10:00am

A one hour session with Winning at New Products guru, Dr. Robert Cooper, on how best to pick winning new products and how to focus your R&D resources for maximum return on your R&D investment.

Using Product Line Roadmapping to Stimulate Innovation

Audio Session: Friday, October 16, 2015 1:00pm

In this one hour webinar, Dr. jay paap will draw on four decades of experience in helping firms implement product and technology roadmaps to share four keys to making the roadmapping process more innovative

Conducting Fast & Effective Project Post-Mortems to Improve Product Development

Audio Session: Friday, August 28, 2015 1:00pm

A 60 minute webinar with practical tools on conducting fast and effective project post-mortems to improve future product development efforts

Lean and Agile Methods and Tools for Product Development: How Arthrex Corporation Cut Development Time by 50%

Audio Session: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 1:00pm

A one hour webinar on how to use lean and agile tools to build a hardware product in half the time.

Apply Rapid Learning Cycles to Development

Audio Session: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 1:00pm

Timothy Schipper from Steelcase, Inc. shares his experiences implementing lean product development.

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