Meet the Instructor

Joe Fox
Wednesday January 20, 2021 1:00pm
As an IRI Member, you have access to the Identifying & Sourcing External Technology for Innovation on-demand Module. For the first time, we are offering office hours with the Instructor, Joe Fox, on January 20th from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM in a Zoom room.
Access the Module anytime, anyplace on any digital device!
Joe Fox (SME) is eager to meet you and answer any Module related questions!
On-Demand Module: 
Tapping External Technology can be an effective way of supplementing an organization’s internal R&D activity and accelerating its new product development efforts. For companies and organizations that have relied on internal R&D activity, this module teaches about effective mechanisms for accessing and integrating external technology. The Want-Find-Assess-Get-Manage (WFAGM) process is an effective approach to implementing an external technology program and will be described in detail in this module. The "Want" and "Find" modules can help technology scouts become more effective in their jobs. The "Assess""Get" and "Manage" modules can help R&D managers with external technology assessment, intellectual property considerations, and effective project management involving external partners.

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