Category: Industry

Transformative Trends in Life Insurance - Innovation Excellence

Innovation is moving at digital speed through just about every industry. The life insurance industry has been trying to jump onboard, but has been moving a bit under the average speed limit. Why? Continue reading

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Learn how a small business innovation research (SBIR) contract, Hurricane Katrina and a prototype spawned success. Continue reading

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Can you imagine whole industries being wiped out? - Innovation Excellence

The “cost to serve” is continuing to be driven down, and data is driving this. Add dislocation and deconstruction to disruption, destruction and digital. Continue reading

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I’ve had a couple of interesting conversations recently focused on the strategic view of innovation using the 3 Horizons framework originally proposed by McKinsey, and the assessment of risk and return from innovation. The 3 Horizons approach can be used to manage different areas of future business concurrently, albeit with different managerial approaches given the different requirements and characteristics. Continue reading

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ISPIM Grand Prize 2016 is looking for cases that significantly advance the practice of innovation management in proven application, not theory. The advance should be in how innovation is managed, we are not seeking proposals that describe the actual end output, the what. The deadline for entries is 8th April 2016. Continue reading

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Access Economy

When Henry Ford started his company in 1903, he did more than just create a car or an assembly line (neither of which he actually invented). What he did was establish an entirely new form of organization, culminating in the vertically integrated River Rouge complex that was completed in 1928. Continue reading

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Drones will Take Innovation Center Stage in 2016

Drones aren’t just heavy industry, they are solving community challenges. Christian Sanz offers an overview and his insights on drones today and into the future. Continue reading

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