The name already says much of what we
do: innovation is in fact in constant search of technologies that could be
useful for a company - through market monitoring and participation in events
The Division, through its Director,
Emanuele Grosso, also makes use of everything that emerges in the company, from
personal searches carried out on Internet sites dedicated to the IT world to
proposals coming from the market. To complement the available input there are
also the consultants of our Gartner Partner, who give their support by
providing opinions or suggestions which the Division ponders prior to moving on
to the next step, which includes the strategy phase.
It is at this stage that the analysis of
the impact that a particular project may have on the market is carried out by
imagining scenarios, verifying effective sustainability from an economic point
of view, and determining whether the company wishes to invest in the project.
If the project takes shape, the Division
maintains constant contact with the Office of Production presiding over the
allocation of resources by relying upon the suitable human resources. If it
becomes necessary to hire professionals who are not currently in the company,
the Division engages with HR or relies upon Indian off-shore development
companies that allow "offshore development" placing at one’s disposal
the proper "firepower" at low cost.
The prototyping phase is crucial and
useful to provide the "proof of concept" and give body and substance
to an idea with the aim of presenting it and illustrating it, even outside the
Relations with marketing and sales
departments are certainly no less important, because without them is impossible
to evaluated the impact on the market or schedule the new product for offer to
The Division is one of the hubs of our
company and also derives its strength from close collaboration with other
sectors, in a team effort that aims to always achieve the best result possible
and offer to customers or partners solutions customized by CWS.