Just out – Booz & Co’s Global Innovation 1000: Making Ideas Work. There are interactive features as well as great charts showing change in R&D spending over time, what industries and regions are spending the most, and many more. Here’s the full 16-p PDF. [Note: Booz & Co is now strategy&. Here’s a current link to the article about this 2012 study: http://www.strategy-business.com/article/00140?gko=f41fe.]
The early stages of innovation can be challenging. But Booz & Company’s annual study of R&D spending reveals that successful innovators bring clarity to a process often described as fuzzy and vague.