April 18–19, 2018Boston Convention & Exhibition CenterBoston, MA

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The Portfolio Viewpoint


Bruce Jankowski (Vice President, Portfolio Strategy & EPMO, Medtronic)

Location: 160 B

Date: Wednesday, April 18

Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Pass Type: Conference (Paid) - Get your pass now!

Conference Track: Biomed Track B: Product Development

Vault Recording: TBD

Establishing a portfolio management function is a big step for many companies. Medical device companies must adopt a more rigorous approach toward portfolio management to escape from the vicious circle of slipping timelines, escalating cost, and insufficient resourcing of potential breakthrough innovation. This session will explore key elements of an effective product portfolio management process, helping the R&D department to be more effective.

Topics covered will include:
  • Understanding the goals of portfolio management
  • Exploring the risks associated with improper balance of the product pipeline
  • Integrating global market needs with existing internal capabilities