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Technology Scouting and the Implications of Change

Opportunities for a New Management Framework

2-3 May 2019
NBC TOWER | Chicago, IL, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

Technology Scouting and the Implications of Change

The ever-increasing pace of technological change is increasing both opportunity and risk for organizations across all industries.  The time to recognize and respond to these technological changes is shrinking.  Technology Scouting is becoming an essential capability in managing Enterprise Strategy, enabling firms to be better prepared for innovations, disruptions and opportunities.  A structured approach to identify, evaluate, monitor and develop or acquire emerging technologies will significantly improve an organizations ability to understand the implications of technology development and position themselves to both lessen the impact of disruptions and move quickly to execute upon new opportunities opened through technological change. This course will give an overview of Technology Scouting and discuss different approaches and processes to integrate technology scouting into an organizations’ overall strategic management framework.  Some of the key tools and methods that can be applied to technology scouting will be examined, allowing attendee’s to take practical steps to implementing or improving their approach to managing technological change.


Key Topics

  • Innovation and Technological Change
  • Technology Scouting Overview
  • Identifying Key Technologies
  • Evaluation of Technology Impact
  • Structuring a Technology Scouting Function

  • Why Choose marcus evans?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From

    Tom McKeever
    Advisor & Executive Coach
    He has spanned more than 30 years and covered a broad range of strategy and planning roles. He has global experience, actively working in over 25 countries in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. He has worked in a number of industries driven by technology, innovation and the need for rapid change, including telecoms, digital media, IT, retailing, energy and professional services.

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