R&D leaders looking to drive innovation in their organizations must navigate an increasingly complex network of internal and external partners. Only 7% of R&D leaders report that navigating the innovation network over the past two years has been easy.
Over time, the responsibilities of the R&D function have shifted: Activities traditionally owned by the R&D function are now done more frequently in collaboration with others, particularly external partners. R&D is also increasingly responsible for activities formerly owned by other functions, such as product design, customer insight generation, and software development and management. Download this report to explore:
- Four elements of successful network navigation
- Network navigation and organizational business outcomes
- Key activities differentiating network navigators