Editor’s Pick

The 5-th Generation Stage-Gate Idea-to-Launch Process

“The 5-th Generation Stage-Gate Idea-to-Launch Process”-If your organization faces new-product challenges—development projects taking too long, new products not hitting sales targets, or an overloaded development pipeline—then it is time to move to a fifth-generation system. Find out more.

Learning to Become Better—“Backward Research” As a New Approach for Analyzing Organizations’ Innovation Processes`

“Backward Research” is the best practice approach from industry: it offers a tool for getting insights into corporate innovation processes. Find out more on how organizations can use this approach to analyze their learning capabilities and to identify areas of improvement. 

Circular Economy Business Models—Supply Chain Perspectives

Circular economy business models (CEBM) are recommended for achieving competitiveness for firms and their supply chains while reducing manufacturing waste and natural resource shortages present in the “take-make-waste” production system of traditional manufacturing. Read more on practices of CEBM from several case study examples.

When Robots Replace Human Managers: Introducing the Quantifiable Workplace

When Robots Replace Human Managers. Introducing the Quantifiable Workplace- defining suitable human resource metrics and automating management styles. Explore more on what does this mean in trying to manage a robot workforce… or perhaps having a robot supervisor manage a human workforce.

Technology Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries: Role of Telepresence Robots in Healthcare

Read more on how mHealth can help aged and disadvantaged developing country populations cope with normal life difficulties and challenges-but also in the extreme case and threat of a pandemic. Introducing FLEXTRA, a flexible robot mechanism to support instant video calls, smart medicine dispensation, and remote control.

TEMS – 5 Focus Areas

Moving Product/Services from Idea to Market

Identifying and Implementing Successful Projects, and Systems

Integrating Technology for Capability and Productivity

Developing from Engineer to Leader

Balancing the Norms of Society, Government, and Regulators

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