Category: Strategy

Which comes first, the birth of a product company or the birth of a business plan? Continue reading

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of April 2016

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 10 as part of our free Innovation Excellence Weekly magazine and email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? Continue reading

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Strategy is a Living Organism But Culture Will Outlive Its Creators

Organizations invest a vast amount of time and energy creating defined strategies for innovation. This could be anything from new business models to new products to new ways of interacting with customers. Ultimately, what is often overlooked is that the culture of the organisation will determine whether the strategy is successfully implemented. In short, culture outlives the people that create the strategy. This is where the saying culture eats strategy for breakfast comes from. Continue reading

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Innovation Portfolio Over Time

The challenge for companies will be to find their positions in upcoming platform ecosystems. Not every company has the capability and influence to act as an orchestrating platform builder. But even participating in other firms’ ecosystems can be highly attractive. Continue reading

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isolated innovation department

Why investing in a completely isolated innovation department is a terrible way to spend your innovation budget. Continue reading

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Today, efficiency will only get you so far. Three of the world’s five most valuable companies are not old line industrial or financial companies, but fast moving tech companies who prosper through agility rather than efficiency. Much like the 20th century industrialists, today’s managers need to adapt to new rules. Here are three trends you need to know. Continue reading

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of March 2016

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 10 as part of our free Innovation Excellence Weekly magazine and email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? Continue reading

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