Product Development


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Continuous Improvement

Does Lean Hinder Innovation?

Nov. 9, 2021
The more agile our administrative and operating processes are, the more rapidly and effectively we can put new product and production ideas to the test.
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Continuous Improvement

Complexity, Speed and Cost Pressures: As Medicine Changes, So Does AstraZeneca's Approach

Nov. 8, 2021
Global trends in healthcare require shifts in innovation to reduce lead time and increase agility.
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Strategic Planning & Execution

To Succeed, Innovative Ideas Must Overcome These ‘4 Frictions’

Sept. 24, 2021
Not enough time is spent considering the sticking points to potential customers adopting something new.
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Growth Strategies

Smaller Companies Have Much to Teach about Innovation

Aug. 16, 2021
Some smaller consumer-goods firms spend much less on R&D than the industry giants, but reap higher rewards.
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Branson's Virgin Orbit Reaches Space for First Time

Jan. 18, 2021
"Everyone on the team who is not in mission control right now is going absolutely bonkers."
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Faces of Manufacturing: For the Love of Invention

Oct. 3, 2019
One thing I've learned is that invention is only a small fraction of what's needed to bring a product to life.
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Technology and IIoT

Semiconductor Startup Shows Off the World’s Biggest Processor

Aug. 19, 2019
Cerebras Systems printed the 8 inch square chip, which was developed for use with artificial intelligence.
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The Economy

Tyson Proving It Doesn’t Need Vegan Burgers to Make Big Bucks

Aug. 5, 2019
Revenues are at a record for Tyson at almost $11 billion last quarter.
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VW Says Goodbye to Beetle to Make Room for New SUV

July 11, 2019
Demand for the Beetle and other hatchbacks has been crushed by years of low gasoline prices and the American consumer’s appetite shifting toward SUVs and pickups.