Category: Processes & Tools


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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Innovation and The Art of Implementation (Part 1) - Innovation Excellence

How to counter Innovation Assassination? ‘The Art of Implementation’ is part one of a three-part series by Robert Brands. Continue reading

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Silicon Valley’s Innovatioship recently three days leading an open-invitation workshop in design thinking. It attracted a wide range of participants from Lima and other parts of Peru, from local CEOs wanting inspiration to students looking to increase their innovation skills. Continue reading

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Scott Bowden takes us to the house ‘that no one wants to approach while trick or treating’. Continue reading

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Can we continue to paper over these real gaps in managing innovation? How long will they continue to widen, undermine and constrain our innovation activities? Continue reading

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Technology disrupts markets. I agree with that. However, when I need to decide whether to focus on a market (like Christensen does) or focus on the technology, I will focus on the technology every day of the week, and twice on Tuesday. Continue reading

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From Startup to Maturity: how to unkill creativity - innovation excellence

In 1998 Teresa Amabile published the article How to kill Creativity at the Harvard Business Review. Believe it or not–it was an inspiring article for me. It inspired me not to find more way to kill creativity, but rather to understand how can established companies un-kill creativity and out-innovate startups. Continue reading

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