Innovation means Winners & Losers

What should you do if you see new technologies, innovations and business models that threaten your business? Develop a plan. Continue reading

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We all know that no one reads books any more, right? It’s because of the internet, and twitter, and Justin Bieber, I think. The argument for this was summed up by Nicholas Carr in his article Is Google Making Us Stupid? Continue reading

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In the age of greater focus on innovation and customer value, one of the question that remains unanswered is how much collaboration is required between the innovation and the pricing teams to achieve greater pricing power for innovative products and services. Continue reading

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What is Satya Nadella’s plan as new CEO of Microsoft in driving innovation back into the company? Continue reading

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Innovation Needs Intent

Ultimately, just like your business strategy, your innovation strategy needs to be focused. It can’t be all things to all people. It must be able to stand on its own. Continue reading

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Look Inside, Take New Action, Speak New Ideas

There’s a lot buzz around reinvention and innovation. There are countless articles on tools and best practices; many books on the best organizational structure, and plenty on roles and responsibilities. There’s so much stuff that it’s tough to define what’s missing, even when what’s missing is the most important part. Continue reading

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If, as George Carlin said, “An artist has an obligation to be en route.” Please complete this sentence: An innovator has an obligation to Improve… Continue reading

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