Top 5 ‘keeps me awake at night’ issues from IRI in the US

2 06 2011

Chris van der Hoven wrote:

The R&D Trends Forecast for 2011 lists these as the top 5 issues:

1. Growing the business through innovation
2. Accelerating innovation
3. Balancing Long vs Short-term R&D objectives
4. Attracting, developing, and retaining talent
5. Integrating tech planning & business strategy

This survey was conducted by the Industrial Research Institute in the US. The survey is run annually.

Interestingly, “innovation” has been the number one issue for the last 15 years of the survey!




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