“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
Peter F. Drucker
“Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation.”
In many organizations, there is often a distinct physical and ideological separation between the technical part of a firm and its commercial component. In part because of this, there has been minimal overlap between the respective units of R&D and marketing with a limited working relationship between the functions; indeed, this at times requires a specific linkage group to be established (e.g., technical ...