Developing more systematic innovation and strategy processes
Customer: Sandvik Mining and Construction Oy (SMC)
Challenge: Developing a systematic innovation management process and a more proactive technology strategy process.
Solution: VTT mapped the strengths and weaknesses of SMC's innovation process, and a series of well-focused development activities were conducted based on the results. The new technology strategy process was developed as a cross-functional activity.
VTT's expertise helped to start the process of bringing SMC's innovation
management culture into a totally new systematic level.
New tools and methods were developed especially for the front-end of the
VTT helped to create and pilot a new technology strategy process which enables
agile and sustainable strategic decisions in the rapidly changing global
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