Technology Management

Activities and tools

by Dilek Cetindamar, Rob Phaal and David Probert

Table of contents

1. Introduction: A Framework For Understanding

  1. TM activities and tools
  2. Definition
  3. The TM framework to set the context
  4. TM activities behind technological capabilities
  5. TM tools
  6. Cases illustrating different TM system configurations

PART I: Technology Management Activities

2. Acquisition

  1. Introduction
  2. Internal acquisition: R&D
  3. R&D processes
  4. External technology acquisition
  5. External acquisition processes
  6. Case study

3. Exploitation

  1. Introduction
  2. Commercialization/marketing
  3. Marketing processes
  4. Technology transfer
  5. Technology utilization
  6. Utilization processes
  7. Case study

4. Identification

  1. Introduction
  2. Definition
  3. Identification processes
  4. Case studies

5. Learning

  1. Introduction
  2. Definition
  3. Learning processes
  4. Case study

6. Protection

  1. Introduction
  2. Definition
  3. Protection processes
  4. Case study

7. Selection

  1. Introduction
  2. Definition
  3. Selection processes
  4. Case study

PART II: Technology Management Tools

8. Patent Analysis

  1. Introduction
  2. Where and why it is used
  3. Process
  4. Case study

9. Portfolio Management

  1. Introduction
  2. Where and why it is used
  3. Process
  4. Case study

10. Roadmapping

  1. Introduction
  2. Where and why it is used
  3. Process
  4. Case study

11. S -curve

  1. Introduction
  2. Where and why it is used
  3. Process
  4. Case study

12. Stage-gate

  1. Introduction
  2. Where and why it is used
  3. Process
  4. Case study

13. Value Analysis/Value Innovation

  1. Introduction
  2. Where and why it is used
  3. Process
  4. Case studies

14. Resources For Tools

  1. EU sources
  2. University sources
  3. Academic books
  4. Professional associations’ websites and publications
  5. Commercial company websites
  6. Some useful links

15. Conclusion: linking TM activities with TM tools