R&D – is it time to realise the benefits of outsourcing?
R&D has always been essential to cutting-edge engineering development and has been responsible for advances in technology on land, sea and air that are in use today.However, R&D needs to take on an even greater role as new technologies, new competitive threats and increasing budget pressures exert their influence. Spending needs to work harder, faster and produce greater value. R&D is the key to unlocking solutions to these demands, and outsourcing could provide the knowledge and resources required. R&D is considered the final frontier of outsourcing but can offer a variety of benefits