A85 - More R&D or Just More Processes?
Machine Design, Penton Publishing, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
December 12, 2013
Whether you are a design engineer, program manager, or organizational leader, you are likely seeing an increase in the number of processes used to guide research and development. GGI has conducted primary research on the subject since 1998 and weï¿½ve seen a new wave of them the past five years, spurred by the need for western companies to improve their overall level of innovation to effectively compete.
For pre-product development processes, the change is quite pronounced. The change is not as pronounced for Product Development processes.
The article gives the current 2013 status of "processware" for pre-product and product development processes and details the changes that have taken place since before the market crash and recession of 2008.
This article is an ongoing column in Penton Publishing's Machine Design magazine entitled "Goldense On R&D-Product Development."
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