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Drivers of Innovation, Part III: The Right Systems

Innovation starts with the right mindset and is amplified by the right culture, as we discussed in our earlier posts. In this post, we’ll take a look at the third and final driver of innovation: the systems that tie everything together. To quickly review, the right mindset refers to the […]

May 28, 2020

Drivers of Innovation, Part II: The Right Culture

As we noted in Part I of this series, innovation starts with the right mindset. But an innovation mindset alone is not enough. It must be embodied in and inform another critical driver of innovation: the right culture. As described in our report, The New Product Innovation Paradigm: Evolving Products […]

May 21, 2020

Drivers of Innovation, Part I: The Right Mindset

Our recent report—The New Product Innovation Paradigm: Evolving Products to Platforms in a Changing World—identified the key elements that have enabled companies to innovate in a complex, ever-changing marketplace. In this report, we also spelled out the processes, tools, and marketing strategies critical to sustaining innovation over the long term. […]

May 14, 2020

Three Ways to Ensure Resilient Supply Chains

The lines and shortages at supermarkets have introduced the challenges of supply chain disruption to virtually everyone. Common household goods many people have taken for granted are now hard to find due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Panic buying has made it hard to find toilet paper, cleaning supplies, masks, […]

May 7, 2020

A Digital Transformation Strategy for Your Supply Chain

The goal of a supply chain is to deliver the right amount of the right product to the right people using an agile network of partners. The digital supply chain uses data to achieve these goals and overcome today’s challenges. Transforming your supply chain to digital gives you a competitive […]

Apr 22, 2020

I’ll See You Online. The Shift to Virtual Work.

As of this writing, more than 16,230 deaths worldwide have been attributed to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). [1] Because social distancing1 is the most effective way to slow the transmission of COVID-19, U.S. companies began to send their employees home to work in mid-February. Today, with “shelter in place” orders […]

Mar 26, 2020

How Cloud PLM Ensures Continuous Improvement in Product Development

Navitas Systems is a cleantech innovator engaged in designing, developing, and manufacturing advanced lithium cells and energy storage products and systems for commercial and U.S. government customers.  Navitas is unique in that they have the capabilities to do their own research and development of new battery chemistries. They have strategic […]

Mar 3, 2020