Save the Date: 2014 Annual Meeting
May 19-22, 2014 | Boston, MA
R&D as MVP – Vital Strategic Asset to the Corporation
IRI’s 2014 Annual Meeting explores ways in which R&D strategy aligns with corporate strategy to bring value to the organization, emphasizing why and how R&D organizations remain relevant to this core mission. With a rapidly evolving business environment, both R&D and the corporation need to be better equipped to adapt to change to ensure long-term success.
This meeting will examine successful case studies where companies have evolved and are evolving to meet this challenge by changing their business model, delivering greater impact, and/or finding ways to generate new value, keeping a strong competitive advantage. We’ll also take a look forward, with the help of the IRI2038 Futures Study, to identify fresh impending scenarios which will require even more corporate flexibility.
R&D leaders will take away their own R&D team “playbook” in the form of insight into becoming change agents to keep R&D relevant and dynamic for long-term corporate success.
Attendees gain perspectives from member organizations via case studies, panel sessions, breakouts, and small interactive workshops.
For more information on presenting at IRI’s 2014 Annual Meeting, view the Call for Presentations here.
IRI’s Future Summit
November 18-20, 2013 | The Fairmont San Jose | San Jose, CA
The 2013 Future Summit was IRI’s 75th Anniversary Capstone Event
The Future Summit envisioned the future of research and technology management through provocative presentations about the future and reports and workshops around the IRI2038 project. IRI2038 is an 18 month strategic foresights project exploring how future trends, developments and events will impact the art and science of R&D management over the next 25 years. The IRI2038 project has resulted in four provocative, yet plausible, views of the future in which we may find ourselves managing R&D. These inductive scenarios of the future, as well as their implications for R&D management, were unveiled at the 2013 Future Summit.
To access presentation slides, videos and key take-aways, use the link provided in the Future Summit final summary email.