Author Archives: Stefan Lindegaard

Innovation Fails Because of Corporate Antibodies

Here’s a big reason why open innovation efforts can fail: they are often killed by corporate antibodies resisting the changes brought by opening up to external partners. These antibodies can exist in both large and small companies. If you’re hearing statements such as these, corporate antibodies may be at hard at work, resisting change.. Continue reading

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Company Secrets for Disruptive Innovation

What are the secrets of companies that manage to bring disruptive innovation to market?
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9 Innovation Concepts & Methodologies to Embrace, Consider or Re-think

For decades, the key challenges on innovation management in large companies have evolved around four elements; strategy, structure/approach, culture and people. This has been a constant, but the innovation concepts and methodologies keep changing and they continue to impact how we deal with the key challenges. Continue reading

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Build a Stronger Innovation Culture by Embracing Failure

The fast pace of change, business and thus innovation requires several changes in the innovation processes as well as in the innovation culture in today’s organizations. Continue reading

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10 Tips on Making Executives Understand Innovation

What can executives do to lead their business units and the company as a whole to become more innovative? How can they innovate on how the company innovates? What can corporate innovation teams do to better educate their executives on innovation? Continue reading

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Too Much Innovation? Can a Company Over-Innovate?

Is it possible for a company to over-innovate? I was asked this question recently by Tom Jantzen. The simple answer is “Yes”. Continue reading

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True Innovators -10 Insights That Define Them

There are many ways to identify true innovators. Let me start out with five sentences that really annoy true innovators.
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