Title: Managing technology development at NEC Corporation

Authors: Fujio Saito

Addresses: Tsukuba Laboratory, NEC Corporation, 34 Miyukigaoka, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Abstract: The profile of NEC is briefly introduced. The concept of C&C as the result of the eventual fusion of communication and computer technology is NEC|s corporate philosophy. The distributed R&D regime is the principal feature of technology development management at NEC. Research and project activities and their management at NEC R&D Group are described. The Core Technology Programme is introduced as a strategic tool for technology development management.

Keywords: computers and communications (C&C); core technology programme; distributed R&D; R&D activity; technology development management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1997.001728

International Journal of Technology Management, 1997 Vol.14 No.2/3/4, pp.196-207

Available online: 18 Aug 2003 *

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