New Editor-in-Chief

The National Association of Manufacturers’ Innovation Research Interchange announced today that Yat Ming Ooi would serve as the next editor-in-chief at Research-Technology Management.

“I was particularly drawn to RTM because of its commitment to publishing academic but practitioner-focused articles,” said Ooi. “There are not many well-known R&D or technology management journals in this niche, and fewer that focus on both views of the field. It is my goal to keep RTM in its current niche to appeal to academics and practitioners as contributors and readers of the journal.”

RTM is the flagship journal of the Innovation Research Interchange. Now in its 67th year of publication, RTM publishes articles for practitioners and academics working in innovation, R&D and technology management. 

“We have high hopes for Yat Ming Ooi’s leadership at RTM,” Jim Euchner. “RTM plays a significant role in IRI’s efforts in helping companies drive innovation and develop the cutting-edge technologies that keep manufacturing strong. His vision will shape RTM as it reaches its seventh decade of publication, and it will help us continue providing the highest quality of content for the industry.”

Background: Ooi is a current board of editors member at Research-Technology Management and editorial review board member at Technology Innovation Management Review, where he reviews submissions to the journal, providing direct, constructive and developmental feedback to the authors. He is a lecturer of innovation management and a core member of the Circular Economy in Business Research Beacon at the University of Auckland, where he researches, teaches and consults on innovation management, technology strategy and digital transformation.

Special Issue: Accelerating Innovation: Capabilities and Systems

Guest Editors:

––Lead Editor: Prof. Claudio Dell’Era, Politecnico di Milano – Italy

––Prof. Stefano Magistretti, Politecnico di Milano – Italy

––Prof. Evy Sakellariou, Kingston University – UK

––Prof. Riccardo Vecchiato, Kingston University – UK

––Prof. Sinéad Roden, Trinity College Dublin – Ireland

This special issue is in collaboration with the 2024 Innovation and Product Development Management Conference being held June 5–7, 2024, in Dublin, Ireland. The conference will host a Special Track to present papers submitted for this call. All papers submitted to IPDMC will received feedback from SI guest editors and an experienced team to improve their quality before authors submit them to RTM.


Check out our latest RTM Lunch and Learn

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Robert Cooper and Anita Friis Sommer gave a brief presentation of their multidimensional Value Based Scorecard (VBS), which they developed using proven, research-based criteria. Companies can use their VBS to select and prioritize NPD projects effectively, using a forward-looking approach with real-time and reliable data. Companies lacking effective NP portfolio management—too many projects, difficulty killing weak projects, no portfolio or project selection system, and a low value portfolio for the resources spent—may find Bob and Anita’s dynamic portfolio management solutions helpful. 

Read about the Dynamic Portfolio Management for New Product Development!

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