Product Innovation

Building Something Other Than a Faster Horse

Eighty six years ago the intrepid and amazing Henry Ford and his Ford Motor Company introduced the Model A to the world. We have been amazed and enamored over the past few years at the long lines when a new Apple product has been introduced. But we have only to look back 86 years to witness a product rollout far more impressive in scale and magnitude.

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What Makes Silicon Valley Unique?

Why is it so hard to create another Silicon Valley? How should a society encourage innovation? Why are some places with great technical talent (like the former Soviet Union) seemingly unable to produce innovative firms? While there is no strict formula,there are some conditions that must be met for innovation to thrive?

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Big Ideas and Process Excellence

One of the things we're also telling our clients when it comes to innovation is that they shouldn't always make the assumption that big ideas should be the only thing on their radar, when in fact we believe that 'process excellence' has the potential to create a similar, if not larger, return on investment than big ideas.

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Six Partnerships that Prove How Crowdsourcing is Going Mainstream

Who said that crowdsourcing was a fad? Six partnerships between crowdsourcing companies and major corporations have been announced since December 2011, proving that big players start integrating crowdsourcing in their innovation, marketing and communication strategies. ADK, Booz Allen Hamilton, Edelman, Sony, Deloitte and Unilever have signed strategic partnerships with different crowdsourcing providers in the last months.

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