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For the innovation practitioner observing or, indeed, participating in this frenzy of shopping, two aspects of this period are worthy of additional investigation and can provide insights into the art of new thinking. Continue reading

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Innovation like a Pilgrim

Scott Bowden investigates and shares how the Pilgrims voage to America yields lessons for the modern-day innovation practitioner. Continue reading

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There are many reasons why people say ideas are worthless…Take two companies with a similar idea, Google and AltaVista, one is the multibillion dollar envy of the tech world, the other a broke, wound up company bought out by Yahoo. The difference? Continue reading

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In the “How to Innovate…Strategically” paper, we examine how and when to use four common approaches to innovation, and which companies excel at each. We uncover the limitations and the challenges when implementing each method, and the top supporting tools for each approach. Continue reading

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Top 100 Most Innovative Universities Across the Globe - Innovation Excellence

Farzad H. Eskafi shares insights from Reuters Top 100 Most Innovative Universities Across the Globe. Continue reading

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How to Achieve Excellence in the Fuzzy Front-End – Part 1 - Innovation Excellence

The term “Fuzzy Front-End” (FFE) has been established for the early stage of innovation which determines the innovation effectiveness and hence ultimately innovation success. We wanted to better understand where leading firms are setting their priorities in the FFE currently and where they see things going in the future. To answer this, we conducted a study. Our train of thought and the main findings are in a two-part article series published here. Continue reading

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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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