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There is a lot of dicussion around how customer orientation effects innovation. Ralph Ohr dives into research by V. Govindarajan, P. K. Kopalle and E. Danneels which studies the effects of customer orientation on a firm’s innovativeness. Continue reading

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The Innovation Excellence community is a place to experiment and try stuff and invite you to join in. The Anti-Summit, April 23-24, in NYC is one of those experiments! Continue reading

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FirstBuild Taps the Crowd to Hack the Home of the Future

Evolving Business Models to make them “Disruption Ready”: This is a finding from the 2014 GE Global Innovation Barometer, which provides insight on disruption, collaboration and the future of work. Continue reading

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There is no such thing as “risk-free” innovation. But without taking some much needed risks, we as a society would be forever stunted and static rather than curious and dynamic. With just the right blend of logic, suspicion, community, and information, any organization can turn what may seem like a “risky choice” into an innovative game-changing idea. Learn more about the risk adverse culture. Continue reading

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Revenues from customers

recognise that the critical success factor in the future will be to put customers first. And to put customer experience delivery front-and-centre within their business. However, to achieve commercially sustainable growth, there’s more to it than just selling a product or service. Here’s a fresh, innovative approach to Customer Experience Design. Continue reading

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There have been written been articles on how to organize innovation within the corporate environment of larger companies. However, still few companies actually manage to successfully launch and maintain their ROI; the Return on Innovation. Continue reading

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Poor strategic alignment can be overcome by working through a comprehensive approach to addressing all areas that impact innovation. Continue reading

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