Executive Update

Best Practices in Portfolio Management

Posted May 20, 2019 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies

Portfolio management plays a critical role in R&D management, as it structures a strategic process that allows management and R&D to make joint decisions that impact the range of R&D projects in the development funnel. The pooling of insights drives better decisions on the allocation of scarce technical resources based on the needs of the business and its capabilities. Portfolio management creates a dynamic capability to react purposefully to changes in the market, whether strategic, technological, or competitive. This requires clearly articulated projects that can link back to corporate strategy.

About The Author
Ben Thuriaux
Ben Thuriaux is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium and Principal at Arthur D. Little (ADL). He works across ADL’s Technology & Innovation Management and Energy practices and heads up the Energy practice’s Competence Centre in Technology, Innovation, and Digitalization. Mr. Thuriaux focuses on strategy, technology, and innovation management diagnostics and adapting innovation management best practices; organizational design and change… Read More
Nils Bohlin
Nils Bohlin is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium, partner with Arthur D. Little (ADL), and leads ADL’s Healthcare & Life Sciences practice. He serves clients across the entire healthcare and life sciences ecosystem. Mr. Bohlin’s work for healthcare suppliers (pharma, medtech, and biotech), providers (public and private), and investors focuses on strategy development, business planning, organizational change/transformation, change… Read More
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