Innovation is one of the key levers for business growth and sustainability. Therefore, most companies have central innovation management teams or even functional units to make sure innovation is fostered systematically within the organization. No matter the specific background, responsibilities, or objectives of those functions, based on our experience, we strongly recommend taking these ten key success factors into account when introducing or optimizing an innovation management unit.
How does a platform-oriented R&D organization look like? Which are the characteristic organizational structures and roles for successful platform-oriented product development?
Agile methods like Scrum, Unified Process, and RAD are increasingly becoming the tools of choice in R&D, especially when there is a high degree of uncertainty regarding viable solutions. Thus, many companies are uncertain how to implement agile product development while managing the required documents to prove a system‘s quality and worthiness to external authorities. The article identifies three approaches to apply agile product development in regulated industries.
How does an agile organization look like? Which are the characteristic organizational structures and roles for successful agile product development?
Blockchain, the technology behind virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, is being promoted by many as one of the most promising emerging technologies. This article adresses the question of how blockchain could affect R&D processes within manufacturing companies.
In impulses, discussions as well as one-to-one talks during the first 3DSE Architecture Camp various findings on successful architectural work have been identified. These results have been consolidated into five key insights on this summary card.
Digitalization and connectivity are causing major disruption in industries around the globe. As a result, more and more companies are adapting agile principles and practices to meet the challenges and CTOs confront tough questions concerning the best way to adopt agile product development processes so as to increase R&D performance and create valuable innovation.
Within the past few years, agile development approaches have become increasingly popular. Originating in software development, agile methodologies are being introduced step by step into cyber-physical products. This insight identifies five dimensions for a successfull scaled agile transformation.
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SE is deemed to be a powerful tool for complex product development. However, its implementation is often linked to various challenges. Dr. Stefan Wenzel in dialogue with Clotilde Marchal, Vice President “Process Methods and Tools” at Airbus Group, about the relevance of SE in an enterprise with a complex product development process (PDP), the challenges of the SE introduction, and about why community is the crucial success factor for its implementation.