In 2014, Sonion embarked on a journey to accelerate the pace of innovation. Sonion makes tiny microphones, speakers and other components for hearing health and professional audio. The company’s product development cycles are tied to their customers’ development cycles and most products are built to spec for a specific customer. For a company like this, […]
How to Accelerate Agile Hardware Development by Capitalizing on
Does Your Innovation Program Have
Long, Slow Cycles?
Making premature decisions when learning in early development often sets up a team for failure in the execution phases.
Innovation teams in both start-ups and established companies face pressure to make decisions quickly. Investor expectations and innovation processes encourage teams to be decisive, in the false belief that making decisions represents progress. While there are some decisions that should be taken early in order to get them out of the way, other decisions […]