Category: Case Study

Christian Senger, jefe de Systems & Technology y patrocinador de Contivation dice en la revista ContiIntern de la empresa Continental: “la plataforma de innovación Contivation se ocupa decisivamente de que de ideas nazcan productos”. Continue reading

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Alex (Sandy) Petland, Data Scientist

It used to be that successful organizations thrived because they knew how to do a few things really well. They honed their skills and continuously improved at specific tasks. Techniques like Six Sigma helped them achieve amazing precision and minimize errors. The problem is that these techniques also limit your ability to take in new information. Continue reading

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Slowly investors are realizing this is an artificial distinction between Return on Investment (ROI) vs. Return on Impact (ROIm). No matter what your business, if it’s not having an impact on the customer in a way that delights the customer, you won’t need to worry for long – thank you Darwinism. Continue reading

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Paul R

Sometimes a good sound plan, uttered clearly at the right moment, IS the disruption. If the mind-bogglingly tragic, systemic failures at the VA have confounded you, then take heart. There is an organization, the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), that has been working for years on a positive, comprehensive plan for reforming it. Continue reading

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Gregory Olocco heads the iLab, Air Liquide ‘lethal weapon’ for breakthrough innovation. ‘Create value by accelerating the pace of innovation’ is its mantra. iLab is acting boldly to unearth a fifth line of business for Air Liquide. That’s the reason I named it the ‘fifth column of innovation’! Continue reading

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When TV Meets Reality: Corporate “Shark Tank” Brings Out the Innovators in Your Organization

In a custom software company like Geneca, innovation plays a key role. Last year, the team decided to get more creative in how to champion innovation by producing our own version of “Shark Tank”, based loosely on the hit ABC show. Continue reading

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