Category: Feature Of The Week

Why Big Organizations Are Broken

Today, according to Gallup, we’ve lost our faith in large institutions, including government, religious organizations and labor unions (though we never had much faith in big business). Many attribute this trend to high profile scandals and the financial crisis, but the reality is that the decline is longstanding. In truth, large organizations are fundamentally broken. Continue reading

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Most Companies Suck at Innovation Because…

Most companies suck at innovation because they suck at change. There you go, there is the entire article in a single sentence. Please click the like button or leave a comment on your way out, and I’ll turn out the lights. I’m actually serious, but… Continue reading

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Scaling the Anti-Summit 2015

Created by the tireless Craig Hatkoff (of the Tribeca Film Festival and Tribeca Disruptor Foundation) and his equally gifted partners at RELEVENTS, the first ever Anti-Summit debuted last week across two days and a variety of venues and vantage points in Tribeca and Brooklyn, New York. Continue reading

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Sprinkling Innovation Responsibility Like Pixie Dust

There’s a fundamental problem in many corporations that keeps innovation from constantly delivering valuable results. The challenge probably isn’t what you imagine. Continue reading

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It’s no longer just enough for brands to use social like as if it’s just another media channel. A brand’s uniqueness, actions, and ideals will be the main differentiator in those that truly make a lasting connection with people. Continue reading

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Great Innovators Pick the Right Moment

The right moment to get support for a breakthrough innovation project in your company is when doing nothing is a bigger risk. Pick the right moment. Continue reading

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Research: Employee Engagement in the Innovation Process

Last August, we introduced the key theme of the next IX Research report: the role employee engagement plays in the innovation process. We started with a premise that innovation thrives in organizations that have established a culture of innovation. But what exactly does “a culture of innovation” mean? We hypothesized that an indispensable element of this culture is… Continue reading

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