Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Managing high-tech R&D

Over the last few months, I wrote about the competition between Facebook and Google and another battle in that competition was announced when Google announced its new +1 social product. Although I know nothing about the internal workings of Google, this announcement got me thinking about what Google’s research and development process might be.

I’m no Google, but here are my own insights in managing tech R&D, most recently as a contractor for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA):...