Booz & Company’s annual study of R&D spending reveals the tools that are transforming innovation—from customer insight to product launch. The study focuses on the digital enablers of the innovation process—how the most successful companies are, and aren’t, using digital tools and processes to improve speed, decrease cost, enhance quality, reduce complexity, and sharpen insight into customer and market needs to improve their innovation efforts.
Booz & Company’s annual study of R&D spending reveals successful innovators and brings clarity to a process often described as fuzzy and vague. In 2011, corporate spending among the Global Innovation 1000 increased 9.6 percent over the previous year,
Lit Motor’s innovative, gyro stabilised, fully eclosed motorcycle has just had its first test drive under power. Daniel Kim, Lit Motors’ founder and CEO made the test drive himself
Energy efficiency has become one of the most important trends of the 21st century, and rightfully so. One one hand, there are rising concerns about the reserves and limited capabilities of traditional sources and increasing environmental awareness.
With all the latest fuss about the consumer-focused smart phone applications it is easy to neglect some of the more world-changing implementation of mobile phone technology. A number of innovative smart applications are really transforming the world, along with the drive to smart cities and the nascent machine-to-machine industry.
In her latest article in Forbes Brenna Sniderman presents a study where more than 1,200 executives in Europe across a range of topics and themes have been surveyed with a purpose of defining innovation personalities.
Rob Shelton is the managing director of the San Jose office of PwC, and a student of how organizations can innovate. Examining what drives the best new ideas in organizations, Shelton also has simple questions to break down measuring the often hard-to-quantify aspects of innovation.