KeyLogic Blog: R&D Technology Management

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  • Lightbulb

    Maximize Your ROI on R&D Through Captured Learned Value

    Apr 21, 2016
    The crux of research and development (R&D) can be boiled down to one key idea: building on previous knowledge.
  • Apples to Oranges

    Technology Readiness Levels: Determining Maturity

    Apr 12, 2016
    Technology readiness levels (TRLs) were originally implemented in the 1970’s by NASA to compare apples, oranges, and suitcases. Actually, it was to compare disparate technology developments in terms of their technological maturity. “Apples and oranges” might translate to development of two distinct experiments to fly on a space shuttle, one on the effects of microgravity on fruit fly breeding and another on free-form fabrication of parts by electron-beam deposition.
  • Military Technology

    Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations (JCTD) Selection Process: Provide Demonstration Venue for Innovative Ideals and Emerging Technology

    Sep 12, 2013
    JCTDs are selected technology demonstrations approved by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Rapid Fielding Directorate (RFD) Program Office and Congress to demonstrate innovative and emerging technology and are solutions that fill a gap identified by military Combatant Commanders (CoCOM). Innovative technology and new concepts improve the way warfighters fight in a joint and rapidly changing environment. The JCTD process was initiated to permit early and inexpensive evaluation of mature and advanced technology.
  • Puzzle pieces

    Federal RD&D Problems and How to Effectively Manage Them

    Aug 21, 2013
    Have you noticed that some federal project managers struggle with effectively managing Research, Design and Development (RD&D) projects? Being an effective project manager is tough enough, but here are two self-inflicted challenges.