Category: Case Study

TED Talk: The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers [video] - Innovation Excellence

After years of studying the dynamics of success and productivity in the workplace, organizational psychologist Adam Grant discovered a three powerful and unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. Continue reading

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In this second and final part of the blog, we’ll cover what the Starbucks story—during its private company era (1987-1992), IPO (1992) era, Great Recession era, and its present day status—teach us about the interplay of timing and innovation. Continue reading

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Why Business Model Innovation is So Compelling - Innovation Excellence

There’s a real sense that we in the corporate world are standing on the brink of an amazing transition, moving from relatively older, static models of competition based on corporate size and mass, to new competitive realities dictated by speed, agility and innovation. Continue reading

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A review of David Bowie’s capacity as a serial innovator and re-inventor. Continue reading

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What Henry Beard & Chris Cerf Can Teach Us about Communication - Innovation Excellence

Satirists Henry Beard and Christopher Cerf shine some light on Deliberately Deceptive Language. Continue reading

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“Technology is eating the world” as the famous motto says in the Silicon Valley. It turns out that it is also eating the market research and consulting world. In the last few years, this industry has experienced phenomenal growth and change in terms of how researches are conducted. In the past, paper and pencil ruled and the research process was long and laborious for both the supplier and the client. Continue reading

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How can you use big data to increase your chances of success at the fuzzy front-end through big data analytics? At the recent IE Product Innovation Summit in Boston, we shared our firm’s learnings to date and showed how can works in a case study on Keurig.* Continue reading

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