Melding apples and oranges

The business of product development in the new Internet-driven economy requires improvements in the way organizations integrate information from the portfolio, resource, and project management areas of the development chain, and better alignments of the top-down strategic objectives of management with the bottom-up project details. This article overviews some of the roadblocks standing in the way of R&D management investment and explains why a specialized knowledge of project management is required for an IT solution to product development. A number of enabling technologies upon which successful enterprise solutions will depend are discussed, including dynamic data reconciliation and aggregation, realistic resource evaluation, flexible integration of project data, process mapping, and Web-powered computing.
registered user content locked

Log in or join PMI to gain access

or Account Registration

Advertisement

Advertisement

Related Content

Advertisement

Publishing or acceptance of an advertisement is neither a guarantee nor endorsement of the advertiser's product or service. View advertising policy.