White Papers

From a Strategic Perspective … U.S. Air Strike in Syria

From a Strategic Perspective … U.S. Air Strike in Syria

Strategy is the matching of resources to objectives.  In this case 59 Tomahawk Cruise missiles matched against a global message that the United States is no longer a paper tiger.  That may be the primary message which is ringing in the ears of leadership in Syria, Moscow, Iran, North Korea and China.

A Market-Driven Approach to New Product Development

A Market-Driven Approach to New Product Development

The advent of patent cliffs, value-based care, and increasing cost pressures in the face of heightened levels of investment have spurred numerous articles evaluating the healthcare industry's innovation gap. The task of filling this gap while remaining focused on near-term shareholder value has increased M&A activity across the industry.

RaaS Rising: The Coming Era of Robots as a Service

RaaS Rising: The Coming Era of Robots as a Service

The next wave of robotic industry growth is coming. This paper explores the implications of robotics growth trends for innovators, investors, and Fortune 500 companies across a range of industries and applications. It also presents a series of challenges that successful vendors will need to meet in order to participate in this industry.

Capturing Value in the Japanese Revitalization Market

Capturing Value in the Japanese Revitalization Market

This white paper explores attractive areas of demand supported by the Japanese reconstruction budget, particularly in the industrials and high-tech industries. It introduces the companies most involved in Japan's reconstruction, and presents key questions your business should be asking to unlock growth opportunities and capture value in the Japanese reconstruction market.

All Together Now: The Convergence of Automation and Advanced Manufacturing

All Together Now: The Convergence of Automation and Advanced Manufacturing

Automation and additive methods in industrial manufacturing have been incrementally improving production efficiencies for decades. The convergence of these two maturing trends in the coming years has the potential to structurally change old ways of doing business.

Election 2012: What It Means for the Defense Industry

Election 2012: What It Means for the Defense Industry

With votes cast, Congress will be at greater liberty to reach across the aisle and develop a bipartisan plan to avert sequestration. Consequently, although defense industry participants will not likely face the 9.4% sequestration cuts currently slated to take effect on the 1st of the New Year, a bipartisan plan to avoid the fiscal cliff may still result in a leaner DOD budget.