MENLO PARK, Calif., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SmartOrg®, Inc. (, announces the release of its Portfolio Navigator® 7 web-based portfolio evaluation platform.  The new generation software gives executives and managers the tools to connect Innovation and Finance and to focus development investment on the most valuable opportunities.

SmartOrg’s Portfolio Navigator® 7 portfolio evaluation platform ( builds its customers’ capability to overcome conflict on development priorities and to drive breakthrough growth.  It embodies methods that help innovation and finance teams agree on how to drive upside and on where and how much to invest in innovation and R&D.  The Portfolio Navigator® web platform administers and conducts the evaluation of uncertain opportunities, aggregates and compares them, and optimizes the innovation/R&D portfolio. 

Significant enhancements in this latest release include:

Universal I/O.  Any inputs, outputs, table inputs and table outputs in our system can now be exported to Excel quite easily, at any level in the tree.  Dr. Somik Raha, SmartOrg’s Head of Product Development, explains, «You can modify the data, paste it back in, and the user interface will color the input and outputs that have changed.  This color-coding allows you to bring in a test-driven approach to analytics.»

Viewing Probability Distributions.  Portfolio Navigator® 7 includes a «metalog» distribution tool that lets you visualize the probability of project success in view of all the uncertainty factors for that project.

Portfolio-Level Changelogs.  Changed elements in the portfolio now have hotlinks to allow users to audit and validate changes rapidly.

Breadcrumb Displays.  Portfolio Navigator® 7 provides instant contextual navigation tools for any data view.

«Portfolio Navigator® 7 markedly improves your capability to deliver credible and comparable evaluations so your teammates can make and accept portfolio decisions,» says David Matheson, SmartOrg’s President and CEO.  «This ultimately makes it easier for you to uncover and unleash hidden growth opportunities.»

See some of these new features in the accompanying video.

About SmartOrg, Inc.: Founded in 2000 and privately held, SmartOrg’s strategic portfolio evaluation platform and associated services align innovation and finance to overcome conflict and drive breakthrough growth.  SmartOrg’s software is used by companies in a wide range of industries, including oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, engineered materials, consumer products, and agriculture.  To learn more about SmartOrg, visit

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