Assess and identify, as a global
business leader, the strengths and areas for improvement of global innovation to ensure best practices
for how to launch and manage global initiatives.
How we did it
The Valen Group’s task was to
improve speed-to-market in global innovation across markets and geographies and
provide guidance on their global innovation model. We conducted a benchmarking
study of other global leaders based upon The Valen Group’s best practice models
for global coordination and decision-making. The study allowed to determine the
Company’s issues and opportunities for improvement in organizational structure,
decision-making and process improvement.
The strategy developed by the Valen
Group, through what became the Company’s Accelerator Team, helped their
strategic global launch leaders get innovation to market smarter and faster.
Understanding the limitations of the current organizational structure allowed
top strategic business unit leaders to improve decision-making and
coordination. These improvements to their global business have been recognized
by the leaders as key to accelerate speed to market generating better