Revisiting the Hollowing Out of Global R&D Trends
Two years ago, I was the opening keynote speaker for the 14th Annual Portfolio Management for New Products & Services Conference in Fort Lauderdale, an event sponsored by the Product Development and Management Association. In the blog entry I wrote at the time (The Hollowing Out of Big Corporate R&D), I noted that 'I spoke to the broad theme of 'innovating faster,' but also challenged the crowd to think about how the “source of innovative ideas” has changed.' It was a pretty interesting conference -- it was right after the financial crisis of 2008, and there were quite a few