Driving Innovation Through Value Analysis – Jeffrey Plant spoke on June 12, 2012 at the SAVE International Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. He reviewed American innovations from electricity through aviation to communications, pharmaceuticals and computer technology. One of the greatest American innovations, recognized by many emerging economies, he postulated was “value engineering.”.
The author postulated that the future of America in the global economy will be directly related to its ability to drive innovation for competitive advantage. Value analysis was presented as the most powerful tool available to American business to drive innovation and re-establish itself as the dominant economic power in the 21st Century.