Six levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem™ - Part 3 - Innovation Excellence

In Part 3, we show six levers to change the “system problem” and think this is the way to solve the corporate innovation problem – and ultimately to increase innovation performance. Continue reading

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Why Some Movements Succeed and Others Fail

On September 17, 2011, Occupy Wall Street took over Zuccotti Park, in the heart of the financial district in Lower Manhattan. Declaring, “We are the 99%,” they captured the attention of the nation. Within a few months, however, the park was cleared and the protesters went home, achieving little, if anything. Continue reading

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Designers as Innovators

Lou Killiffer reports from, and share the distinguished profiles of, this year’s AIGA Award Winners. Continue reading

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In innovation, the process equals New Value Creation. This process of creation is non-linear, even iterative, insights-based, and way-finding, a process of discovery, not optimization. Sometimes, it can be like playing the children’s game Chutes and Ladders… Continue reading

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Material Compliance – It’s Not Just for High Tech Any More - Innovation Excellence

the increased integration of technology into jewelry, wearable devices, and even apparel means that Retail, Fashion and Apparel (RFA) companies need to ensure that their products are compliant, too. Here’s what RFA companies need to know about these regulations, and what to look for in a software system to help manage product compliance. Continue reading

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Finding new ways of connecting people in organizations as to how their products or services could really make their lives better, connect them to a broader community and to something bigger than themselves. Continue reading

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Six Levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem – Part 2 - Innovation Excellence

This is the second part of a three-part article series from Rob Munro and Frank Mattes. Continue reading

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