Category: collaboration

Balancing Large and Small Firm Capabilities

Organizations need to balance exploitation (i.e. development of existing business) and exploration (i.e. creation of new businesses) in order to thrive on the short and long term. Corresponding integration of incremental and radical innovation can basically be achieved in different ways… Continue reading

Posted in Build Capability, Innovation, Strategy, Uncategorized, collaboration | Leave a comment
Crowdsourcing = Marketing or Innovation?

When companies tap into the crowd in the right way, they can reap lots of benefits. They are primarily focused on innovation and marketing and while many believe (myself included) that the “proper” form of crowdsourcing leans towards the innovation benefits, we do see lots of initiatives that are more about marketing than innovation. Continue reading

Posted in Growth, Innovation, collaboration, marketing | 3 Comments

We invite you to Kim Chandler McDonald’s weekly interactive forum — to read and collect your comments on “An Innovator has an Obligation to…” We hope you’ll join the conversation! Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Innovation, Inspiration, Management, Open Innovation, People & Skills, Profiles of Innovators, Quotes, Social Innovation, Training, Uncategorized, collaboration | 3 Comments

In the age of greater focus on innovation and customer value, one of the question that remains unanswered is how much collaboration is required between the innovation and the pricing teams to achieve greater pricing power for innovative products and services. Continue reading

Posted in Build Capability, Innovation, People & Skills, Processes & Tools, Uncategorized, collaboration | Leave a comment

If, as George Carlin said, “An artist has an obligation to be en route.” Please complete this sentence: An innovator has an obligation to Improve… Continue reading

Posted in Innovation, Inspiration, Management, People & Skills, Profiles of Innovators, Quotes, Social Innovation, Training, collaboration | Leave a comment
Disrupting the Corporate Learning Paradigm - online debate

Reflecting back to the disruptive online discussion, I was somewhat shocked by the narrow and conventional response; “Starting up a business is not a GAME… Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Culture & Values, Entrepreneurship, Games, Innovation, Leadership, collaboration, education | Leave a comment

If, as George Carlin said, “An artist has an obligation to be en route.” Please complete this sentence: An innovator has an obligation to challenge… Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Health/Healthcare, Innovation, Inspiration, Management, Open Innovation, People & Skills, Profiles of Innovators, Quotes, Social Innovation, collaboration | 1 Comment