Multinationals are shifting their R&D focus from cost savings to knowledge-based research.
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- The best R&D is kept separate from strategic planning, but is closely linked to strategy.
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- Customers always come first for this Chinese appliance maker — even as it continually reinvents itself and expands around the world.
- Conventional wisdom suggests that delays during the new product development cycle can hinder a project, or even kill it entirely. It’s time to rethink this narrow outlook.
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- Walter Isaacson, CEO of the Aspen Institute and author of Steve Jobs, plumbs the history of digitization to get to the roots of successful innovation.
- A new approach can help CPG companies introduce products with the right features, price, and packaging.
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