Tag Archives: Technology Roadmapping

Ross Brindle

Building a technology roadmap is hard. It’s difficult to predict research breakthroughs and the pace of technology gains even when other variables are within your direct control. But these challenges multiply in a consortium setting, where member organizations may have

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Changwon Suh

The recent launch of the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (the Institute) by the Obama administration is a good example of how industry is integrating virtual processes (e.g., information technology) with physical processes. This approach—or synthetic systems view—is becoming more

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Ross Brindle

Technology roadmaps are an essential planning tool that can be tricky to develop and implement successfully. Nexight CEO Ross Brindle offers five tips for developing your own effective technology roadmap.

Greg Hildeman

When planning for the future, the only thing you know for certain is that the future is uncertain. Tools that help organizations to focus on priorities in a future full of risks and possibilities can be highly valuable when shaping

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Ross Brindle

Last week, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) awarded 16 advanced manufacturing technology planning grants totaling $7.8 million to new and existing industry-led consortia as part of its new Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech) Program. I’m  proud to

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Ross Brindle

Last week, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) awarded 19 advanced manufacturing technology planning grants totaling $9 million to new and existing industry-led consortia as part of its new Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech) Program. I’m proud to

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Ross Brindle

Late last year, I had the privilege of working with the World LP Gas Association (WLPGA) and its member companies on something truly inspiring: Cooking For Life. Cooking For Life is a global campaign to reduce death and illness caused

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Ross Brindle

At the Society of Automotive Engineers’ 2014 World Congress & Exhibition, the American Chemistry Council’s Plastics Division released an updated roadmap that will help automakers and their suppliers dramatically enhance fuel efficiency in vehicles through the adoption of plastics and polymer

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Ross Brindle

I’ve written before about technology roadmapping, offering ten tips for successfully building your roadmap. But once you’ve built your roadmap, what’s next? How can you use your roadmap effectively? First, let’s define two broad categories of technology roadmaps: Roadmaps built

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Ross Brindle

Recently the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced the AMTech program’s intention to fund a series of planning grants to industry-led consortia. Our CTO, Warren Hunt, blogged about the program last week in his post. This is a

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