As companies strive for double-digit growth from innovation they are finding it increasingly difficult to maintain their growth targets from innovation year after year. One key success factor to reach goals is to be able to integrate the innovation process and make it everyone’s job. In this Expert Panel Q&A webinar the experts and practitioners share their experiences with integrating innovation.

Many companies silo their innovation processes, or believe that innovation only occurs in early ideation phases. To be more effective, innovation process management should be an integrated system, combining processes and technology for a holistic view that includes ideation, portfolio management, phase-gate, program management, resource management and launch execution.

Get the advice and solutions to create an environment in you organization that promotes innovation. Learn more about how to succeed with your innovation investments by integrating the innovation process and making it everyone’s job:

  • how to avoid trouble embedding disciplines into their organization
  • how to create and sustain the organizational pull
  • how to get people excited about innovation/selling internally

About the experts

Pamela Soin is a senior manager with Kalypso, focusing on PLM, portfolio management and strategy work. Pamela serves clients in the life sciences, discrete, high tech and CPG industries. Her main expertise is in project portfolio management design & implementation for telecom, specialty chemical, biotech, and healthcare. Her other areas of expertise include strategic roadmapping, IP commercialization, PLM & product data management, and lean manufacturing.

Doug Shandonay is the innovation IT Lead Business Partner at Kimberly-Clark. Since 2008 he has worked with the global Consumer Products business to enable innovation work processes and results tracking with IT systems.

Jim Brown is the founder and President of independent research firm Tech-Clarity. Jim is a recognized expert in software solutions for manufacturers, with over 20 years of experience in application software, management consulting, and research. He has broad knowledge on applying Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), social computing, Supply Chain Management (SCM), ERP, compliance, quality, service management, and other enterprise applications to improve business performance.

About Kalypso

Kalypso is one of the world’s premier innovation consulting firms, helping clients improve performance, drive profitability and create sustainable results by delivering on the promise of innovation. The people of Kalypso are leading business professionals who combine unparalleled expertise in innovation, product development, and product lifecycle management (PLM) with a depth of experience in the consumer goods, high technology, manufacturing, life sciences and retail industries.

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