Monthly Archives: March 2013

Collaborative Comes Before Open

Open Innovation seeks to expand innovation potential by accessing ideas, technology, products or routes to market from outside a company’s borders. There are many ways to do this, from technology scouting through competitions to crowdsourcing. Much has been written about the different options available to companies, which includes competencies, but it seems that there is relatively little about the mindset and approach.

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Innovation Chat with Scott Anthony

I had the opportunity to sit down with Scott Anthony, managing partner of Innosight, the strategy and innovation consulting firm. He has advised senior leaders in organizations like Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, General Electric, LG, Credit Suisse, Cisco Systems, Ayala Group, and the Singapore Economic Development Board. Anthony leads Innosight’s venture-capital investing activities (Innosight Ventures).

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When Right is Wrong

In my recent post How to Get the Wrong Answer, I stated that analytic correctness (e.g. the "right answer") increases when large volumes of data are highly varied. Analytic correctness also has a corollary statement: the right answer is wrong if it takes too long too calculate.

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