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Scientific Innovation Lifecycle Management

Closing the Innovation Productivity Gap

IDC Manufacturing Insights Whitepaper: Accelerating Science-Led Innovation for Competitive Advantage

Global business and competitive pressures are driving companies to turn to innovative new products to drive growth and profitability. There is a growing consensus that innovation is stalling or even decreasing in its effectiveness, and evidence concerning the high failure rate of product innovation and commercialization is abundant. Did you know that across industries, only about 25% of projects result in a product that reaches the market, and of those projects, two-thirds fail to meet the company's original expectations?

Download this IDC Manufacturing Insights whitepaper, sponsored by Accelrys and learn how you can accelerate the innovation process and start to close the gap between innovation and commercialization.

About the Author:

Joe Barkai is research vice president for IDC Manufacturing Insights' Product Lifecycle Strategies research service. In this role he examines discrete manufacturing industries that include automotive, aerospace, industrial equipment, and other complex, mission-critical capital equipment to identify business imperatives, best practices and emerging technologies. His research topics center on effective product lifecycle management, and include innovation, design and engineering, service and warranty, and product end of life.

Mr. Barkai blogs in the IDC Manufacturing Insights Community. His Twitter handle is: JoeBarkai.

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