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Research & Product Development

Before you can have innovation and disruption you need research and development. Unfortunately, the inverse is not true: just because you invest in R&D doesn’t mean your company will produce game-changing products or services. Bain shows you how to devote the right level of resources to R&D and avoid the many pitfalls that hamstring sustained, successful innovation. The result: a repeatable formula for R&D that maintains a sharp focus on customer needs and produces superior returns.

Why Bain

  • We have extensive experience helping companies reach their R&D and product development goals: more than 600 projects across industries and geographies in the past decade alone.
  • Our multidimensional approach helps you overcome R&D gridlock. We adopt a cross-industry perspective, identifying the most relevant R&D best practices from companies in many different sectors.
  • We strike the right balance between what to do and how to do it. Our expertise in customer analysis, BothBrain® Innovation, and sourcing helps you focus on the best opportunities, and our deep understanding of organization, process and infrastructure optimization shows you how to move forward with maximum efficiency.
  • Our comprehensive toolkit provides structure at every stage, from determining the best metrics to measuring costs to monitoring continuous improvement of your R&D capabilities.

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