Changing Landscape of Defense Innovation

Changing Landscape of Defense Innovation

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In a rapidly evolving business environment, many successful companies have transformed themselves by reexamining their core missions and competencies and exploiting innovation in nontraditional ways. Applying this business model to national defense, the innovation landscape can be said to have three regions: products (airplanes, tanks, ships), processes (integrated systems), and retrofits of legacy systems. While the DoD is not a commercial enterprise, nor can it change its critical missions as a private firm might do, it, too, operates in a dynamic environment and should be in a continual process of transformation to adjust to and exploit change. Achieving the right balance of effort in these three regions will pay handsome dividends. Diagrams.... online gambling over the television, and JetBlue has retrofitted its Boeing 767 passenger jets with in-seat entertainment from DirectTV to ... Installing gambling in a hotel room is not a process or a product as much as it is a value upgrade of the room for the hotel owner. ... American metropolitan areas are clogged with cars.

Title:Changing Landscape of Defense Innovation
Author:Paul Bracken
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2008-08


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