Agile Project Development

Streamline R&D project management for faster time-to-market

Shifting from traditional to modern R&D governance models is a considerable challenge. In such a demanding and dynamic environment, guaranteeing speed to market at a reasonable cost is key for profitability, especially for companies whose core business relies heavily on research and development activities.

Traditional project management approaches often result in long time-to-market, high project cost, resource inefficiency, and constant rework. By switching to an agile project development framework, we will help you deliver products faster to the market with the guarantee of a vertical start-up while saving costs and improving efficiency.

Traditional Approach

Lean Approach

Traditional Approach

Simultaneous R&D

Lean Approach

Research prior to development

Traditional Approach

Waterfall projects

Lean Approach

Agile projects

Traditional Approach

Point-based design

Lean Approach

Set-based engineering

Our Solutions

We bring a full range of capabilities to help companies make R&D more competitive by finding the right combo between research practices, development efforts, and project management routines. Using our proven methodologies, we seek to deliver projects OTOBOS (on time, on budget, and on scope) into the market.

  • Manage projects portfolio effectively and efficiently.
  • Guarantee projects vertical start-up.
  • Reduce delivery lead time.

  • Develop expertise that can be quickly incorporated into new products and processes.
  • Create the research processes required to tackle knowledge gaps and solve technical trade-offs.

  • Reduce product development cycle time from concept to execution.
  • Create innovative new products that enter the market quickly.
  • Validate products with users frequently and incorporate feedback continuously.

  • Reduce process development cycle time.
  • Shorten the length of time required to launch production.
  • Guarantee high performance in production start-up.

  • Tackle the most frequent challenges in software development teams.
  • Implement Scrum Agile sprints.

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25 to 35%

Average time-to-market reduction

20 to 30%

Average R&D cost reduction

90% +

Average on-time-delivery

Client results

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Kaizen Institute works directly with the client teams, with a “Hands On” and “Teaching by Doing” approach​