Category: Business Models

Crossing Participative Innovation with Open Innovation (1/2) - Innovation Excellence

What is Participative Innovation? And how does it intersect with Open Innovation with the Crowd? Continue reading

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Big or Small - Which is Best for Innovation? - innovation excellence

Last week I went to the Financial Times’ FTInnovate conference in London. The conference theme was “Big vs small: which one is better?” The conference chair freely admitted that the intention was to provoke debate, not to have a fundamentalist binary position with only one right answer. And there was a lot of good discussion and debate. Continue reading

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Innovation and The Art of Implementation (Part 1) - Innovation Excellence

How to counter Innovation Assassination? ‘The Art of Implementation’ is part one of a three-part series by Robert Brands. Continue reading

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Chief Digital Officer - Mastermind of the Digital Transformation

Companies are organizing in a hurry to take the lead on digital transformation, and are putting up a Chief Digital Officer to take responsability. What are the main tasks and issues of the CDO to guide the company to the digital realm? Continue reading

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Design the Right Open Innovation Project - innovation excellence

Open Innovation is now widely recognized as a way to enhance options for innovation by accessing external assets. However it can mean many things to many people; from running a crowdsourced idea scheme like Lego Ideas or MyStarbucksIdea, through to large co-branded initiatives like Senseo. Continue reading

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For most startups, the biggest question haunting them today is not money but scale. According to Forbes magazine, the number one cause of startup death is premature scaling. Continue reading

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Is Disruption is Good or Bad? Why We Need to Stop Arguing! - innovation excellence

The idea of disruption excites some people and terrifies others. Consider the recent case of The New Republic, in which a new, disruptive CEO came in and vowed to “break shit.” The company’s top journalists balked, the brand was sullied and the business still struggles. And all for what? Continue reading

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