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Ulrich Betz

Dr. Ulrich Betz is Head of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Incubator’ at Merck Serono. Merck Serono initiated recently a great variety of open and participative innovation initiatives: Innospire Idea Competition, Innovation Boost 2015, Innovation Cup, Open Compound, Open Call for drug discovery, and Outcubation. 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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In this article I describe Disney’s new simple, but revolutionary business model and expose the marketing premise behind it that over the next decade will help Disney bring in over $300 Billion in net new revenues. Continue reading

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In large organizations, it is possible for great ideas to come from anywhere and maximize the number of ideas that a development team investigates. But where are you getting your ideas? Continue reading

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Janet Sernack discusses what a disruptive question is, and why are they one of the most critical levers for creating the safe space for innovation. Continue reading

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Matthew Griffin sits down with the CTO of one of Europe’s largest utilities to understand what advice he’d give a Twentieth Century organisation trying to inject Twenty First Century DNA into their organisation. Continue reading

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Open Innovation (OI) is a well-established way to increase options for innovation. It is quite prominent in areas such as Fast Moving Consumer Goods (CPG), but much less so in manufacturing industries. Kevin McFarthing recently find out more from Pete Longdon, who runs the OI programme at Tata Steel and details them in this post. Continue reading

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