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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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5 Key Takeaways from the Chief Innovation Officer Summit Sydney

The recent Chief Innovation Officer Summit in Sydney assembled Australia’s leading voices under one roof for a two-day master class on how to innovate. Delegates from a spectrum as diverse as healthcare, media and finance shared how they’re bringing innovation into the Australian enterprise at a time of unprecedented change when even formerly safe industries are under tension. Continue reading

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The Innovation Quotient: Don’t just hook-up, connect!

Quite different from hooking up, as we connect and collaborate, give and take, we are evolving, emerging stronger and more capable… we’ll be reminded that people are not only a precious commodity, they are a renewable resource. Continue reading

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From Startup to Maturity: how to unkill creativity - innovation excellence

In 1998 Teresa Amabile published the article How to kill Creativity at the Harvard Business Review. Believe it or not–it was an inspiring article for me. It inspired me not to find more way to kill creativity, but rather to understand how can established companies un-kill creativity and out-innovate startups. Continue reading

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Encouraging Intrapreneurs within an Innovative Climate - innovationexcellence.com

In this article for Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Brand, I explore the encouragement of intrapreneurs within an innovative climate. Leaders are responsible for creating cultures and climates where innovation can thrive. Continue reading

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