A survey of companies attending STIM events through 2019 and 2020 showed that there is growing interest in the application of Agile project management processes. In discussions it was revealed that more guidance on the types of projects where...Read more
The question that all R&D managers are asked is "What value will this activity generate for the company, its products and services?” In her paper Valerie Lynch explores the ways that this thorny question can be answered.Read more
The Covid-19 crisis has stimulated the adoption of a number of managerial innovations, says Caroline Mattelin-Pierrard. She observes that one innovation - 'the liberated company' - provides opportunities for an organisation to develop greater agility.Read more
Could the frugal approach adopted during the pandemic to rapidly develop new healthcare products and services offer long lasting benefits to the sector? This is the question discussed by authors Cadeddu, Ahuja and Alami in their paper exploring how...Read more
What is the business model for autonomous vehicles? Work with or compete with traditional private cars?
Considerable investment is being made in autonomous vehicles, but it is the business model that will determine if they win or fail, says Dr Maurizio Catulli.Read more