Category: Research

You are tasked to find that all-important next big thing—how do you find it among the deluge of information on the web? Joe Granda presents a scouting tool that firms can use to quickly route and evaluate technology and investment opportunities. Continue reading

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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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For a company to be innovative it needs resources. Everybody knows that. And it makes sense, doesn’t it? The importance of resources to company success was emphasized in the resource based view theory…: Continue reading

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Do CEOs See Innovation as a Priority?

We’d all like to be the best at everything and to make everything a priority, but that’s just not the real world. So what did CEOs say was their priority when they were surveyed by KPMG for their Global CEO Outlook 2015. Here are nine of the key findings from the report: Continue reading

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The 2015 Breakthrough Innovation Report

Nielson released its 2015 BREAKTHROUGH INNOVATION REPORT tthat features best practices from winning brands – with seven specific case studies from Pepsico, Kraft, MillerCoors, Kellogg’s, Nestle Purina, Atkins and L’Oreal Paris. Continue reading

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Big data can help your business make more informed decisions, from development to marketing. Continue reading

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Creating better products is hard. It is the work of a cross-functional team of talented innovators, developers, coders, engineers, manufacturers, marketers, sales people, and many more, that creates products that win the mind and wallet of the consumer. But where is our real challenge with creating successful products? Continue reading

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