The best R&D is kept separate from strategic planning, but is closely linked to strategy.
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- Companies that rely on traditional project management methods could be getting an incomplete picture of their own vulnerabilities and opportunities.
- Find out before it’s too late if you’re recruiting a trailblazer or an imposter.
- To produce a climate of innovation that trickles down from the top, start by following this effective formula for leadership role modeling.
- To foster an environment of smart risk-taking, leaders should use guardrails, not handcuffs.
- French railway giant SNCF responded to the threat of low-priced upstarts by creating a lab to accelerate R&D and cut its cost.
- An animated look at the innovation battle between upstarts and the establishment.
- Strong new vehicle designs and pent-up demand are pushing sales volumes back up near historic highs, and reduced cost structures mean profitability is up too.
- Recent events have shown that companies are always vulnerable to internal and external attacks on their digital data. They need a holistic plan to protect themselves.
- A new interactive graphic shows which digital innovation tools are the most widely used—and how effective they actually are.
- The firm has launched a transformative strategy that focuses on efficacy and innovation.
- In order to compete in emerging markets, Siemens had to learn what the locals wanted.
- The advice we give our children may also be the secret to corporate longevity.
- The secret to successful launches is doubling down on the attributes and capabilities that make your offering stand out.
- The author finally realizes the point of a lesson from many years ago: Sometimes you need to work within the rules.
- The disruptive influences of e-commerce may finally be setting their sites on the grocery industry.
- Changing the way creative teams work together could increase their ability to generate new ideas.
- The lessons of frugal innovation allow companies in both emerging and developed economies to do more with fewer resources.
- Using a smarter design, Renault has engineered high-quality, low-cost cars for cost-conscious consumers.
- Successfully innovative consumer products, like SodaStream and Dyson, appear to share two attributes: coherence and being difficult to copy.
- As A.G. Lafley returns to the helm, the consumer products giant can’t just rely on its product development expertise to get its mojo back.
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