Technology Management

Technology Management

With the help of our Technology management module, organizations can effectively manage their technological fundamentals to generate a competitive advantage.

Identify technology fields

  • 1
    IDENTIFY TECHNOLOGY FIELDS
    Determine fields of technology and derive technologies.
  • 2
    Evaluate
    Evaluation and assessment of technologies with internal and external experts.
  • 3
    Analyse stakeholder
    Conduct market analysis and identify stake holders and start-ups and assign them to technologies.
  • 4
    Design technology roadmap
    Design a technology roadmap and link it to resources and markets.
  • 5
    MONITORING
    Observe and analyse technological developments and stakeholders/start-ups.
  • 6
    Adapt
    Update and adapt the technology roadmap.

What is Technology management?

The world is more unpredictable and complex than ever before, with enormous changes in social, technological, economic, ecological and political areas. Technologies have been one of the focus points in recent years, as they have a massive impact on the everyday life and strategic orientation of companies.​

Development cycles of new technologies are becoming shorter and shorter. To be able to identify and assess future technologies and their effects at an early stage, more than purely technical expertise is required. Rather, socio-cultural factors, market characteristics, political systems and the resonance of users and media must be identified and taken into account.

Foresight Strategy Cockpit Technology management module

The Foresight Strategy Cockpit (FSC) combines the entire technology management process in a web-based software. It enables users to integrate and share their expertise, evaluate developments and create patterns by linking insights. Furthermore, the FSC has an indicator and patent database and access to monitoring for real-time monitoring of technological developments.
THE IDEA: DATA AND EXPERT DRIVEN
THE IDEA: DATA AND EXPERT DRIVEN
The core of any technology management process is the interaction between experts and data. However, the term expert is often defined too narrowly. In the sense of holistic technology management, each unit of a company has valuable insights that need to be shared, and above all, data that supports them. Instead of working in data silos, data and expertise must be exchanged and systematically combined. Accordingly, we have developed a software- and data-driven concept in which the Foresight Strategy Cockpit is at the centre.

COLLABORATIVE TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

With the FSC, the effort to analyse technological developments is reduced to a minimum. Through a holistic combination of qualitative information, external expert knowledge and data-based findings, each unit of an organisation can jointly contribute to the evaluation of relevant technology trends and their developments. At the push of a button, all findings can be exported as finished reports (as .docx or .pdf).
COLLABORATIVE TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
Data-driven scouting & monitoring

Data-driven scouting & monitoring

In addition to human expertise, data is the foundation for tracking technological developments. For this purpose, the FSC offers access to indicators, patents and monitoring, to be able to observe the development of technologies in real-time at an early stage. All the information obtained can be interlinked and harmonised.

Further features

  • Develop technology strategies that underpin your organization.
  • Forecast technological trends to stay one step ahead of the competition.
  • Map technologies to business and market needs by using our road mapping feature.
  • Combine all these methods to develop a customized technology portfolio.

Our values in short

  • Collaborative analysis of technological developments
  • Access to indicators and patent database
  • Browser Add-on and App for faster integration of relevant pieces of information
  • Real-time technology monitoring
  • Automated report functions for fast communication
  • Comprehensive support and training by our Foresight experts
FSC Modules
Through strategic foresight methods such as Trend Management and Scenario Construction, we can reduce the complexity and uncertainty of a rapidly changing globalized world.

Fact Sheet

  • All-in-one Foresight platform for unlimited users
  • Modular and web-based system
  • Combines qualitative and quantitative data
  • Various data visualizations
  • Real-time data and expert integration
  • Online team collaboration
  • State-of-the-art technology and security standards
  • Supports teams of futurists and scouts for future knowledge aggregation

Overview of all Methods

You can download a complete list of our methods here.
  • Reduce the amount of coordination and programs needed to manage trends and signals to a single software solution. Through a holistic aggregation of internal information, external expert knowledge and data-driven insights, every unit can collectively contribute to the assessment of relevant trends and their developments.
  • Collaboratively discuss and rate ideas and other insights. New ideas can be easily created, edited and updated and if necessary, external knowledge can be included through survey methods.
  • Monitor the stability and development of risks in VUCA environments and detect triggers and preventers for future crises.
  • Establish and maintain a sustainable and efficient scenario management by including, linking and analysing all your organizational knowledge resources.
  • Develop agile and future robust strategies and test them in different scenarios in order to be able to react quickly and appropriately to environmental changes.
  • Rate, discuss and explore feedback in real-time: Our web-based Real-Time Delphi (RTD) is an established method from Future Studies which combines quantitative and qualitative expert data to gain new insights.
  • Assign your technological know-how to business and market requirements, develop technology strategies and create tailor-made technology portfolios.
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