Resource Management at Medtronic: Investing in Visibility

Highly skilled resources are critical to the success of any product development organization – but the ability to actively manage those resources is what sets world-class organizations apart. At the project level, managers require access to a spectrum of cross-functional resources – from product marketers to electrical engineers – and need to be able to manage project workload to meet the product introduction timeline...

Resource Management at Philips-Respironics: Optimizing Allocation and Prioritization

Philips-Respironics Critical Care is a leading developer and manufacturer of medical devices for hospital respiratory care. Respironics was acquired by Philips Healthcare in 2007 and reports annual revenue exceeding $300 million. Respironics’ research and development efforts are conducted by a staff of 400 in Carlsbad, California, and Wallingford, Connecticut...