Innovation Excellence is looking ahead to the Chief Strategy Officer Summit in London October 16-17. As we’ve gone through the line-up of Chief Strategy Officers and industry players, we asked ourselves, and are asking YOU: What are our most pressing questions for CSOs and Industry Innovators? Continue reading

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RNDI 17 et 18 Juin 2014 au Bataclan

Radical and outstanding innovations was the focus of the 7th National Meeting of Innovation Directors hold in Paris last June. Thematic panels were a rare opportunity to discover a broad diversity of brilliant creative initiatives. Continue reading

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Marc Giget RNDI 2014

Radical and outstanding innovations was the focus of the 7th National Meeting of Innovation Directors hold in Paris last June. Radical and extraordinary also involve social: are there access to key services for those people who have in the past always been excluded? Continue reading

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Top 20 Innovation Articles – September 2014

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 10 as part of our free Innovation Excellence Weekly magazine and email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? Continue reading

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A series of personal innovation stories from a new book by Luis Solis, “Innovation Alchemists: what every CEO needs to know to hire the right Chief Innovation Officer”. Today’s essay on METHODS comes from Donna Sturgess who is Executive in Residence Carnegie Mellon University, and Co-founder & President at Buyology Inc. Continue reading

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How To Think What No One Else Thinks

Want to think what nobody has ever thought? Easy,question assumptions. There comes a moment in time where everyone agrees with everybody about pretty much everything. For any sized organization that are focused on creating a culture of relentless innovation, hardened dogma is an innovation obstacle they must overcome. Continue reading

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Are You Competing at Cloud Speed?

We live in an era of constant, accelerating change, and the only organizations that are equipped to keep pace are those that are capable of competing at cloud speed. Does trading out packaged software installed on your own servers for the cloud based versions offered by your vendor accelerate your organization to cloud speed? Continue reading

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