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?