Keywords: computers and communications (C&, C), core technology programme, distributed R&, D, R&, D activity, technology development management
Managing technology development at NEC Corporation
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.