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Michael Docherty

I had the opportunity to interview Michael Docherty recently to get his views about disruptive innovation. Michael Docherty is CEO of Venture2 and the author of the new book Collective Disruption: How Companies and Startups Can Co-create Transformative New Businesses. Mike brings unique perspective to his work, having been a successful senior corporate executive, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. Continue reading

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Executive director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations, Gary Fingerhut, discusses the emerging era of medical innovation and commercialize new inventions and platforms. Continue reading

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Ines Dartiguenave

Communication, marketing and innovation: an explosive cocktail for a powerful brand! Inès Dartiguenave examines 3 steps where communication and innovation can substantially benefit from each other. Continue reading

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The value in citizen engagement isn’t always about gathering new ideas or novel suggestions, sometimes it also helps to validate and speed ideas that are already in the works. Continue reading

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Growing Together-Synthetic Teamwork

In Henry Mintzberg’s 1994 landmark book, “The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning,” the author calls for a new method to create effective strategies. He notes that “Strategic planning isn’t strategic thinking. One is analysis, the other is synthesis.” Mintzberg draws a definitive line between those that create strategy and those that devise the plan, arguing that the two are disparate exercises. Continue reading

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Building Connected Networks in the 21st Century

This Learning Lab was presented at the Back End of Innovation 2014 Conference, by Ayelet Baron, Futurist, Simplifying Work and Innovator in Residence, Roche/Genentech. Ayelet helps people thrive – she is a global strategist who speaks, writes and consults people and organizations to gain a 21st century edge. Today Ayelet is at the forefront of fixing what’s broken in business and transforming organizations. Continue reading

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Steve Jobs and Henry Ford both famously went on record saying that customers are incapable of helping discover the next blockbusters because they don’t know what they want. Were they right or wrong? Continue reading

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