Category: Business Models

Building Capability, Capacity and Competency in the Innovation Core - Innovation Excellence

For innovation to grow and be sustained, we need to consistently build our innovating resources, they give delivery of the healthy living cells to promote and sustain us in new value potential. Continue reading

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Apple is Not the Next Blackberry, it’s the Next Toyota - Innovation Excellence

In a blog post that recently went viral, Marco Arment argued that Apple may be the next Blackberry. He pointed out that, while other tech companies like Amazon, Facebook and Google are advancing in key artificial intelligence technologies, Apple is falling behind. Continue reading

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 How to Quantify Novel, Useful and Successful - Innovation Excellence

Is it disruptive? Is it innovative? Two meaningless questions. Two questions to stop asking. More strongly, stop using the words “disruptive” and “innovative” altogether. Strike them from your vocabulary and replace them with novel, useful, and successful. Continue reading

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How Six Sigma Promotes a Culture of Innovation - Innovation Excellence

The claim that Six Sigma stifles innovation is a myth, and structure-driven quality can co-exist peacefully with creative innovation. Continue reading

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IBM Learning is now developing a completely different set of competencies which they encapsulate and describe as an ‘adaptive learner’. Stating that “innovation is the art of combination” where designers, developers, and engineers (and supervisors, managers and leaders) are required to combine their ‘expert intuition’ (and knowledge, skills and experience) with ‘strategic intuition’ (and innovative thinking). Continue reading

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Four Key Strengths of the Effective Leader - Innovation Excellence

Leaders in every organization, small or big, play an important role to help create a culture of continuous improvement. It is about the difference a leader can make. It is about an experience, the individual as a leader, can create beyond just a basic job role. What are a few basic and co-related aspects that may make the difference to be an efficient and effective leader ? Continue reading

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Which comes first, the birth of a product company or the birth of a business plan? Continue reading

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