Case studies

Business model innovation

Business model innovation in India

A new study by Chander Velu, from the University of Cambridge's Institute for Manufacturing and Mahima Kanna from the International Finance Corporation, aims to shed light on business model innovation in India over the last decade.

Global supply chains

Global production network planning at Caterpillar Inc: a case study

Rod Skewes, Caterpillar's Manager of Global Production Network Planning, describes their approach, developed in collaboration with Cambridge University.

International Manufacturing Briefings - 2007-2009

IfM briefings and case studies provide a two-page summary of management, technology and policy issues.

Roadmapping

Roadmapping health and wellbeing in the UK rail industry

There are approximately 120,000 people working for the UK rail industry. Recent figures have indicated that sickness costs the industry ?316 million a year. Addressing the health of its workforce is therefore a matter of some urgency and could result in an annual saving of ?32 million

Roadmapping the future of UK physics

The UK’s Institute of Physics has engaged the roadmapping expertise of IfM ECS to support IOP Members to deliver transformational changes for society.

Roadmapping case studies

Read how IfM roadmapping has benefited a wide range of organisations.

Integrating roadmapping into whole of company strategy planning

IHI Corporation is benefitting from better goal alignment and increased dialogue across departments within the company as a result of integrating roadmapping into its business planning strategy.

Strategy and performance

Unlocking opportunities for specialist metals fabricator

Stainless Metalcraft is a high specification fabrication and machining company planning to triple its turnover helped by expert facilitation from IfM ECS through the Civil Nuclear Sharing in Growth programme.