Aerospace and DefenceLife SciencesHigh TechAutomotiveIndustrial and ManufacturingGovernment Agencies and FFRDCBring to Physical Systems the Agility of Moore’s Law As our customers can attest, InspiRD’s software suite enhance collaboration, minimize administrative overhead and empower teams to deliver innovation to customers. Our tools integrate support for all Research, Development and Engineering (RD&E) processes and help organizations manage


Accelerate Innovation Delivery Development of innovative new products and technologies is critical to most organizations: 6-month improvement in time to market yields a profit improvement of 22%1 1% improvement in innovation output translates to a 33% increase in valuation2 Successful translation of innovation into products in today’s complex supply-chains demands a new approach: How you

How to measure R&D Effectiveness?

Metrics that measure effectiveness of ongoing R&D have been difficult to obtain. Four types of R&D metrics have traditionally been used: R&D Investments / Expenses Total R&D Headcount Total R&D Expense R&D Expense as % of Revenue R&D Expense increase/decrease from prior year R&D Expense compared with peers/industry average … Project execution status Performance relative

How to Manage R&D Risks?

R&D is about building something new and delivering it in the future. The process is inherently uncertain, and hence involves risk. The more disruptive the technology, the more risk is likely to be introduced. The risk comes from several sources: Technology Uncertainties Integration Uncertainties Manufacturing Uncertainties Market Uncertainties It is not possible to eliminate these

R&D Management Best Practices

The article An Examination of New Product Development Best Practice from Journal of Product Innovation Management has great best practice AND benchmarking information for all R&D organizations.  The authors of the article conducted a survey of 286 companies across USA and Europe.  The objective was to understand what best practices are implemented, what best practices are not