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Big or Small - Which is Best for Innovation? - innovation excellence

Last week I went to the Financial Times’ FTInnovate conference in London. The conference theme was “Big vs small: which one is better?” The conference chair freely admitted that the intention was to provoke debate, not to have a fundamentalist binary position with only one right answer. And there was a lot of good discussion and debate. Continue reading

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A New Approach to Business Model Innovation [FOTW]

Gijs van Wulfen shares his insights from the McKinsey report on a new approach to business-model innovation. Continue reading

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Technology disrupts markets. I agree with that. However, when I need to decide whether to focus on a market (like Christensen does) or focus on the technology, I will focus on the technology every day of the week, and twice on Tuesday. Continue reading

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 How the Internet of Things is Driving Innovation - innovation excellence

Keeping up with every new buzz and innovation is undoubtedly whiplash-inducing. But look away and you’ll be left behind. Are you going to be a mere spectator or will you drive innovation in your company? Continue reading

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Design the Right Open Innovation Project - innovation excellence

Open Innovation is now widely recognized as a way to enhance options for innovation by accessing external assets. However it can mean many things to many people; from running a crowdsourced idea scheme like Lego Ideas or MyStarbucksIdea, through to large co-branded initiatives like Senseo. Continue reading

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For most startups, the biggest question haunting them today is not money but scale. According to Forbes magazine, the number one cause of startup death is premature scaling. Continue reading

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Rapid Pace Change in Organizational Landscape  - innovation excellence

In just the past five years alone, we can see how much the landscape in which current organizations are operating is changing at a rapid pace. Rodrigo Canales, PhD, an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Yale School of Management, studies how organizations can build a powerful innovation capacity in response to these market forces. Continue reading

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