When companies grow via acquisitions, each group with its own technologies and capabilities, those groups can become siloed over time, creating pockets of expertise littered across the country or the world. Even with innovation happening at a group level, to truly thrive it must be coordinated at the corporate level.
Nearly two years ago, John Watts raised his hand and volunteered to lead a major reorganization and rebranding effort at Curtiss-Wright, establishing what is now known as an Innovation Operating System at the company.
Get an inside look at how innovation works at Curtiss-Wright and how it evolved over time with John Watts, VP of Strategy and Communications on the Business of Innovation Pawdcast.
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The Business of Innovation podcast features in-depth stories from innovators within leading local and global organizations, brought to you by the Phyfer Innovation Hub at the Clemson University MBA Program. https://www.clemson.edu/mba
Curtiss-Wright Corporation has a long history with roots dating back to Orville and Wilbur Wright’s first flight in 1903, and Mr. Glenn Curtiss, the father of naval aviation. In 1929, the companies founded by these three great aviation pioneers merged to form the largest aircraft company at the time, Curtiss-Wright Corporation. http://curtisswright.com