The chemical industry remains a very dynamic industry where managing and optimizing your portfolio of businesses is critical to the long-term health of your business.  The same holds true in chemical R&D, and many R&D groups I talk to have a big focus on improving their visibility into their chemical R&D projects and investments.  The webcast below includes one of our partners in chemical R&D portfolio management, UMT Consulting.  While this webcast will be for a cross-industry audience, you will gain a lot of insight on the approach UMT uses with our platform help you improve the productivity of R&D and gain valuable insights into your investments.

Register for Microsoft & UMT Consulting Group's Complimentary Webinar:

 

"Overcoming Challenges in Innovation"

Leveraging the Microsoft Enterprise Project Management Solution for Product Development Collaboration, Project and Portfolio Management

Microsoft and UMT Consulting Group cordially invite you to participate in a complimentary webinar, "Overcoming Challenges in Innovation", on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 1:00 PM ET | 10 AM PT, featuring Tom Malfi, Partner and Bob Wang, VP. Tom and Bob will discuss how organizations can better leverage project and portfolio management best practices and the Microsoft Enterprise Project Management Solution to gain insight into the Innovation process.

During this webinar you will learn:

  • Effective collaboration for managing early "unstructured" innovation efforts;
  • Using strategic alignment to drive portfolio decision making; and
  • Supporting stage-gate processes with resource and schedule management.

**Seating is limited**