Viewpoints By Austin Locke

Article: F&B Compliance: Maintenance and the Cost of Non-Conformance

In Understanding the Cost of Compliance: A Framework, we outlined a framework for organizations to understand how much they’re spending on regulatory compliance and whether that investment is sufficient and effectively allocated. In Anticipating Regulation & the Cost to Conform we more deeply explored the Conformance Cost category of the framework. Now, we will discuss the Maintenance and Non-Conformance categories.

Article: F&B Compliance: Anticipating Regulation and the Cost to Conform

In Understanding the Cost of Compliance: A Framework, we outlined a framework for organizations to understand how much they’re spending on regulatory compliance and whether that investment is sufficient and effectively allocated. We will now take a deeper dive into the “Conformance Cost” category.

Article: F&B Compliance: Understanding the Cost of Compliance - A Framework

While navigating the ever-changing landscape of regulations, how can large F&B organizations understand how much they’re spending on regulatory compliance and whether that investment is sufficient and effectively allocated?

Article: Two Ways IoT is Disrupting (and Helping) the Manufacturing Process

The internet of things (IoT) is an emerging technology that has the potential to disrupt the manufacturing industry. Here are some two important ways IoT can benefit manufacturing, and some examples of companies with effective IoT manufacturing strategies.

Article: Q&A: What Types of Innovation Projects Should Be Included In Your Portfolio?

What types of projects should be included in your innovation portfolio? How should they be categorized? Our portfolio management team addresses these critical questions.

Article: Addressing Three Common Quality-Related Mistakes in High Tech

Time to market is vital, but an exclusive focus on speed often results in quality-related mistakes. With a holistic PLM program that includes strategy, software, processes and culture, organizations can avoid several common quality mistakes.

Article: Phase Gate and Portfolio Management: Two Processes, One Goal

Portfolio management and phase gate are related processes, but they are NOT the same thing. Here are the key differences and how to combine them to achieve a common goal: sustained innovation results.

Article: Five Tips for Successful Adoption of a P&PM System

Some individuals within your organization will likely resist changes to the portfolio & pipeline management (P&PM) process and technology. Here are 5 easy tips to help increase buy-in and drive adoption.

Article: Six Symptoms that Signal a Need for Portfolio Management

How do you know if a focus on portfolio and pipeline management is right for you? What are the organizational symptoms that signal a need for improved portfolio management within your business?