Tag Archives: future

The Tyranny of Today Blocks Innovation

The tyranny of today? What's not to like? For innovators the tyranny of today is personified as Lex Luther, superman's alter ego. The tyranny of today as a phrase does more, with less, to describe the barriers to innovation than almost any description I've heard. And I should know, I wrote Relentless Innovation trying to define how to overcome the tyranny of today.

Read More »

The Dangers of SWOT

The Dangers of Traditional SWOT Analysis It’s that time of year again. And, no, I’m not referring to Christmas shopping… I’m talking about strategic planning. This is the time of year to pause for a bit longer than usual and think and about what winning will look like next year. It’s when we peer into the future to determine where ...

Read More »

Will Innovation Solve All Our Problems?

I am getting increasingly disturbed. This week two people I know and respect have been talking about the innovation effect. Is innovation the business process re-engineering of our decade; is it part of a bubble like the the dot.com boom. Is innovation simply a fad and fashionable to talk up when we are in the present economic uncertainties? Is innovation ...

Read More »

What’s Your Conventional Wisdom?

How is it keeping you from winning? by Holly G. Green It’s hard to beat experience, strength and knowledge, right? Try telling that to the Los Angeles Lakers. Conventional wisdom said the Lakers were primed to win their third consecutive NBA title this year. They had a tall, dominating front line with Gasol, Bynum and Odom. Their coach had won ...

Read More »

Imagining a Future Innovation Operating System

Web 3.0 relates to the way Web is coming into real world, interacting with every value creation processes.  Let’s see how it changes innovation management and leads to build a specific innovation Operating System. There have been two main Internet waves: Web 1.0 has opened a new window to the world: in a mouse click and a stridently modem connection, ...

Read More »

Critical Knowledge

Are we prepared for the future? by Caspar van Rijnbach In the Age of Knowledge, the competitiveness and future of companies, is becoming more and more dependent on the knowledge companies possess and how they use, share and protect it. It is not that hard to agree with me on this. However, it is not that easy to manage. In ...

Read More »

A Fresh Approach to Future Innovation

Achieving a sense of renewal to your innovation activities by Paul Hobcraft We need to constantly renew within ourselves. There is a time when your innovation efforts may need a serious renewal and for many this might be now. Knowing when to invest in an innovation renewal and organizing for it is like any other organizational activity. Those that are ...

Read More »