Research-Technology Management

Magazine for managers of research, development, and technology implementation.

Articles from Vol. 47, No. 3, May/June

Benchmarking Best Npd Practices-II
Strategy, resource allocation and portfolio management are the focus of this second in a three-part series.OVERVIEW: Translation of strategy into new product initiatives is the focus of this second of three articles reporting the results of the most...
Corporate Responses to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Looking AheadWhat happens when external forces cause a new technology domain to explode faster than a company's internal tools can handle? Billions of dollars in global spending and large numbers of startup ventures around the world in the domain of...
Energizing a De-Energizer
The following hypothetical human resources issue has, like so many of its ilk, no "correct" solution. To help your colleagues deal with such a situation, please tell us how you would resolve it. We'll print as many as space permits. The Editor"Tom Evers,"...
Fewer Science Students Applying to U.S. Institutions
Fewer international graduate students are applying to study in the United States, according to a survey conducted by the Association of International Educators, in Washington, D.C., and four other education groups.Declines in international graduate student...
Human Capital Measurement
The centrality of people to knowledge-intensive organizations makes it important to measure the ROI on human capital. A new metric is designed to help.OVERVIEW: Most knowledge-intensive organizations recognize that their source of competitive advantage...
Industry, Government Leaders Confront World's Innovation Needs
Science policy-the ordered management of research-remains as hard to define as "industrial policy." But research ministers and industry leaders from 30 countries have made a good stab at understanding the forces binding the processes of innovation with...
Internationalization of Research and Development and the Emergence of Global R&D Networks
Internationalisation of Research and Development and the Emergence of Global R&D Networks; Manuel G. Serapio and Takabumi Hayashi (Eds.); Elsevier Research in International Business, Vol. 8, 2004; 228pp., $93.55.This volume presents research on the...
Linkage, Leverage and Leadership Drive Successful Technological Innovation
Recently, I carefully reviewed the work that I had done during the last decade in carrying out two global benchmarking activities in 1992 (1) and 1999 (2) of the world's largest R&D spenders. These were the major companies in the U.S. and Canada,...
Nine New Roles for Technology Managers
Connecting technology creation to profitable markets requires today's technology manager to perform the new and much more comprehensive and integrative roles of a "technology development manager."OVERVIEW: Success in technology development depends increasingly...
Research-Technology Management Ranked No. 3 in Citation Study
A recent citation-based study by N. Thongpapanl and myself has found Research-Technology Management (RTM) to be the third-ranked Technology Innovation Management specialty journal (see Linton, J. D. and N. Thongpapanl. "Perspective: Ranking the Technology...
Strategic Flexibility in R&d
How to use project selection to prepare for an unpredictable future.OVERVIEW: Managers choosing which R&D projects to fund typically rely on rank-ordering heuristics when other valuation methods are not applicable. These heuristics are powerful,...
The Future of Competition: Co-Creating Unique Value with Customers
The Future of Competition: Co-Creating Unique Value with Customers; C. K. Prahalad and Venkat Ramaswamy; Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA; 256 pp., $29.95.This book challenges the traditional (and fundamental) notion of value and its creation,...
Using the Market to Determine Ip's Fair Market Value
New valuation methods can help CTOs carry out their mission of being "business scientists," extracting maximum cash value from their organization's intellectual property.OVERVIEW: As a result of recent accounting rule changes and the enforcement implications...
What You Should Know about Using Surveys
Surveys are commonplace in organizations, with more than 70 percent of U.S. organizations using them regularly (1). R&D managers can use surveys to understand the perceptions, thoughts, feelings, and behavior of scientists, project managers, teams,...
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