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2006 Technology Management for the Global Future - PICMET 2006 Conference

8-13 July 2006

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  • Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): C1
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  • Picmet '06 Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): ii
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  • Preface

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  • Dedication

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  • Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology - Board of directors

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): vii
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  • Picmet '06 Program Committee

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): viii
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  • Picmet '06 Local Arrangements Committee (LAC)

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): ix
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  • Picmet '06 Acknowledgments

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  • Student Paper Award Winner; "Broadcast Search in Problem Solving: Attracting Solutions From the Periphery"

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): xi
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    The purpose of this study is to explore an alternative mechanism of problem solving that focuses on broadcasting problems to diverse and peripheral problem solvers, what I call broadcast search. Broadcasting problems is a radical departure from traditional problem solving as it involves problem holders engaging in as little problem-solving as possible - instead they attempt to interest a heterogen... View full abstract»

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  • Contents

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):xiii - xxviii
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  • Sustainability: The Management System Property

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):xxix - xxxix
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    Sustainability is one of those buzz words recently introduced in our vocabulary to explain present state of life support systems. In this respect there are number of definitions which are describing specific aspect of Sustainability notion. The management system is complex system and requires adequate tool to measure Sustainability as the complexity property of management system. The lecture will ... View full abstract»

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  • Technology Management with a Global Perspective: The Case of IMS

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):xl - xliv
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    The intelligent manufacturing systems (IMS) initiative is the world's only international multilateral collaborative R&D programme comprising Australia, Canada, the EU and Norway, Japan, Korea, Switzerland and the US. It provides a global framework for industry and academia to cooperate on manufacturing R&D throughout the full innovation cycle and to identify partners world-wide. The progra... View full abstract»

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  • MOT by using scientific methodology in Samsung R&D

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):xlv - lxxxi
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    The article consists of a Powerpoint presentation on MOT by using scientific methodology in Samsung R&D. The areas discussed include: technology roadmap (TR) process; single point forecasting & scenario planning; strategic technology roadmap; R&D project roadmap development; technology tree; usefulness of TRIZ in Samsung R&D; six sigma methodology; etc View full abstract»

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  • Strategic Business and IT Alignment: A Prioritized Theory Diagram

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):1 - 8
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    Many academic and practitioners' studies have shown that misalignment or lack of alignment between information technology (IT) and business strategies is one of the main reasons why enterprises fail to exploit the full potential of their IT investments. Furthermore, organizations that have accomplished a high degree of alignment are often associated with better business efficiency and effectivenes... View full abstract»

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  • Threat and Opportunity Analysis in Technological Development

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):9 - 17
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    Globalisation of competition and the accelerating rate of technology change set difficult challenges for advanced technology-based industries in the new millennium. Companies in these industries must now continually reduce costs and develop better products and services in order to sustain a competitive advantage in an endlessly changing business environment. High research and development (R&D)... View full abstract»

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  • Getting the Priorities Right: Literature vs Practice on IT Governance

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):18 - 26
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    The field of IT governance has emerged in order to address organizational issues for IT value delivery to the business. However, a shared view of the definition of IT governance is lacking between researchers and practitioners, and support for decision-making is neither present. A commonly agreed upon definition of IT governance would be useful but has until today not been available. This article ... View full abstract»

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  • Strategic Planning, Technology Roadmaps and Technology Intelligence: An Integrated Approach

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):27 - 33
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    This paper presents the utilization of technology roadmap and technology intelligence techniques within a process of strategic planning in a technological research and development center (TRDC). The first section presents a methodological scheme in order to carry out the strategic planning process in a TRDC. This scheme integrates different techniques as technology roadmaps and technology intellig... View full abstract»

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  • The Role of Strategic Technology Management in Research & Development Activities for the Innovation of New Products, New Process and Services

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):34 - 37
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    A 5-phase model is suggested for innovating new products, new processes and services for high-tech organizations. The model includes a series of work flow described in each phases starting with initial idea generation and description of the program. The role of the strategic technology management is to orchestrate and integrate all the activities within the program. This paper will present the who... View full abstract»

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  • Bottleneck Technologies: Applying the Constraints Approach to Technology Management Evidence from Case Studies

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):38 - 45
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    Companies are looking for simple and market-oriented approaches to technology management. In our research project, this challenge is tackled by means of a bottleneck-focused concept: We will apply the theory of constraints to technology management. The aim is to show how a bottleneck technology approach can contribute to opportunities how resources should be allocated, provide insights as to where... View full abstract»

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  • A New Approach for the Diagnosis of Strategic Problems in Technology Management

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):46 - 54
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    Technology Strategy Vectorial Model (TSVM) - as named by authors ntroduces a new approach for strategic management of technology. TSVM interprets organizational technology strategy as a vector in a 2D circular coordinate system where azimuth refers to strategic direction and radius to strategic magnitude. Researchers propose TSVM as a tool for the measurement of actual organizational techno... View full abstract»

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  • Quantitative Modeling of Dynamic Processes for Systems Development: A Review

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):55 - 59
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    The aim in this paper is to review some of the approaches available for developing quantitative models of dynamic processes in system development. The review is performed through a systems engineering perspective with the intension of guiding systems engineering students and practitioners in the modeling process. The major conclusion drawn from the study is that some formal approaches to hierarchi... View full abstract»

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  • Reducing the Conflict between Accounting and It Brought About by ERP, Compliance and Ethical Issues

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):60 - 65
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    The emergence of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software applications as well as more recent compliance issues have forced many previously separate and independent information technology (IT) and accounting tasks and responsibilities to become tightly coordinated. In addition, the growing emphasis on ethics and the laws created to enhance corporate responsibility, accountability, and complianc... View full abstract»

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  • 2ndGeneration Business Modeling: Smart Innovation Planning Method Managing the Link to Corporate Value Creation for R&D Outputs

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):66 - 73
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    The purpose of this paper is to report the recent results of the study on business modeling method conducted for the purpose of offering a convenient tool for engineers and researchers in order to enhance corporate value from R&D outputs. "Japan's lost decade" has forced companies to change R&D management and R&D operation style. We propose the value creation framework of business modeling method ... View full abstract»

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  • The Role of Technology for Strategic Planning Systems: The Case of Dynamic Strategic Planning System

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):74 - 91
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    The article consists of a PowerPoint presentation on dynamic strategic planning systems. The areas discussed include: technology development of DSPS and dimensions; innovation network; tools and benefits of DSPS; intelligence cube of dynamic strategic planning system; lessons learned and potential contribution for future applications; etc View full abstract»

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  • Technology Management Activities and Tools: The Practice in Turkey

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):92 - 98
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    The diffusion of management techniques is as difficult as the diffusion of technologies. This paper aims to find out how technology management is perceived and utilized in Turkish firms. The research is based on a survey that consists of 89 company responses out of the biggest 500 firms in the Turkish industry. The investigation consists of 1) the degree of diffusion in terms of technology managem... View full abstract»

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