Organization – Utilizing an organized enterprise structure or corporate framework, typically by way of strategic business units , supplies substantial value in centralizing processes and assessing needs. Understanding current technologies and trends permits a company to align and synchronize operations to optimize returns on innovation. Technology Portfolios – accumulating all technologies related to products or operations to determine which are best for inside implementation. Technology Roadmapping – ascertaining the trajectories of technological development and making use of enterprise or market must this assessment. Technology Forecasting – figuring out applicable technologies for the company, potentially via scouting.