R&D management

Value generation for customers and business

The Product Development Process Improvement

Technological and product innovation is one of the main levers available to companies to keep and develop their competitiveness on the market. Tend towards a higher quality of design and reduce at the same time any productivity losses, enables companies to obtain high volumes of development using limited resources in the most effective way.  This translates into the capability to:

  • Create rapidly and more frequently new products appreciated by the market;
  • Manage the always latent contradiction between the push to diversify / customize the product and the need to standardize costs and margins containment).

To determine these capabilities, it is necessary to act on specific improvement of the R&D, focusing on the definition of R&D standards, without disregarding the leadtime reduction and the management of product development teams and the reduction of related costs as well.

Insights

TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORPORATION

TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORPORATION

Toyota Industries Co., Ltd. (hereafter Toyota Industries Corporation) set out its “2020 Vision” in 2011 and started to move toward new goals. However, the goal was high, and the same activities and ideas as before could not be used to draw the ideal image for 2020. At...

DENSO CORPORATION

DENSO CORPORATION

We often see the QR code. Did you know that it was actually developed by Denso? The company is a major automobile parts supplier that boasts the largest share of parts in the industry. However, in recent years, they have also focused on new business initiatives that...