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Finding new ways of connecting people in organizations as to how their products or services could really make their lives better, connect them to a broader community and to something bigger than themselves. Continue reading

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Six Levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem – Part 2 - Innovation Excellence

This is the second part of a three-part article series from Rob Munro and Frank Mattes. Continue reading

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Six Levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem™ – Part 1

Despite large and growing investments in innovation, results remain disappointing. We call this “The corporate innovation problem”, and in a 3-part article series, we dig deeper into this problem and find that there are actually two root causes for it. We focus on one of the root causes – the “system problem” – and work out six levers of improvement. Continue reading

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Which comes first, the birth of a product company or the birth of a business plan? Continue reading

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30 Academic Resources on Learning - for Educators and Innovators - Innovation Excellence

Many of us read blogs about learning and discuss the learning process with our colleagues, but few of us actually bother keeping up with the latest science. Maybe it’s because, if we do manage to identify a source or two, we are immediately turned off by all the dense scientific jargon. Or maybe it’s not always clear which resources provide information specifically on learning and not just education in general. Continue reading

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Strategy is a Living Organism But Culture Will Outlive Its Creators

Organizations invest a vast amount of time and energy creating defined strategies for innovation. This could be anything from new business models to new products to new ways of interacting with customers. Ultimately, what is often overlooked is that the culture of the organisation will determine whether the strategy is successfully implemented. In short, culture outlives the people that create the strategy. This is where the saying culture eats strategy for breakfast comes from. Continue reading

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The Role Global Competition Plays in your Innovation Efforts - Innovation Excellence

A new study explores the role foreign competition plays in the way our companies innovate Continue reading

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