10 innovation insights from Textron’s Scorpion jet program

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Are your products more complex — or less complex — than a fighter jet that flies at 500 miles per hour?

In a unique joint venture, Textron and a startup called AirLand Enterprises got together to try to design and fly a new jet in less than two years. It was a radically-accelerated product development process for Textron, the $13 billion manufacturing conglomerate based in Rhode Island, which makes Cessna airplanes, armored vehicles, and E-Z-GO golf carts. But the goal was to dive into a market niche that no one else was occupying.

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