The highest and best value of business is to find new opportunities and plug into emerging trends, rather than make deeper sense of what already exists. These envisioning roles and departments should be renamed the Foresight department rather than Insight. Continue reading

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Companies with innovation engines that outperform their competitors understand that meaningful solutions develop horizontally across vertical reporting structures and require a cross-functional mindset. For a Chief Innovation Officer, developing this mindset requires the establishment of horizontal reporting, rewards and incentives. Continue reading

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Consumer products like Fitbit, Nike Fuel Band, and Mint.com have their own microcosm versions of the dashboards seen in business. Before they made their way into the household user’s hands, tracing the history of digital dashboards will lead you to the business world. Continue reading

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My first book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire was designed to help organizations identify and remove barriers to innovation, but it also ended up being a great primer on how to take a structured, sustainable approach to innovation, and as a result has founds its way into libraries and university courses around the world. For an encore… Continue reading

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Innovation Doodler Kriti Vichare

Mistakes are a curious thing. I try to avoid mistakes, yet recognize that some of the best learning comes through mistakes and failures. It is said that when Thomas Edison was asked by a reporter what it felt like to have failed 10,000 times to make an electric light bulb, he emphatically replied… Continue reading

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We’ve entered the age of business as unusual. A ‘new normal’ found when equilibrium (the condition of a system in which all competing influences are balanced) gives way to dis-equilibrium (loss or lack of stability). Continue reading

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China is full of rising or established successful entrepreneurs and is nowadays a huge contributor of technologies innovations around the world. Thibaud features the Top 10 successful CEOs of Chinese Tech companies. Continue reading

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