Some shareholders deny management approval of the investment plan for a transformation. They require external validation. more ….
How to organize the R&D of a market leader for a promising technology leap? more ….
Complexity drives margins and costs; focusing creates sustainable success. more ….
How should quality management be realigned in the long term? Does a realignment significantly increase the company’s return? more ….
Tricky process problems are like diamonds: very robust, very old and very expensive. They resist pragmatic problem solving in product engineering and production because of repeated erroneous assumptions about the root causes. The good and highly significant message: Planned problem solving by Statistical Engineering forces the uncovering of the real root cause also from the point of view of third parties. more ….
Successful basic innovations substitute many established industries like an avalanche. Companies can generate high sales and create many new jobs by designing promising basic innovations such as robot cars. more ….
Immense pressure is being exerted on the unit costs of electric vehicles. Automotive suppliers can gain market share by radically reducing unit costs through the design of promising technology innovations. more ….
Before the end of this decade, sales of many auto suppliers will collapse due to the substitution of their products. However, at the same time they can grow by designing promising, quick innovations. more ….
Innovation success by innovation quality – this is in short the answer to the question: what leads to the rare success, what to the predominant failure of complex innovations? To find the answer, we compared a group of successful innovations with a group of failed innovations in an exploratory meta-analysis. more ….
Tricky product problems are often sticky and chewy like chewing gum: Whatever you do, you can not get rid of them. In practice, they survive because the method of trial and error has repeatedly failed, both in product engineering and in production. The good, highly significant news: Using Statistical Engineering, tricky product problems can be solved quickly and sustainably. more ….