Praise the Board, and Pass the Innovation
The Machine Design website noted that there is something grossly deficient in the closed and inflexible way large companies design and develop products. Corporate product development establishments are eerily like medieval monasteries. The lanyard-wearing monks sit in their cubicles, cloistered behind card-lock doors, adhering to a strict hierarchy and bound by a code of secrecy. But there is no way around it. The monastery doors must swing open to admit a wider spectrum of input from colleagues and customers, as well as external design and engineering talent.
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