Mark Neff
11.16.2016
Is innovation embedded into every thread of your company? Or is innovation still something that is truly yet to be realized? Most companies have a huge untapped potential that they are not fully utilizing. Your employees, partners, customers and vendors have a plethora of ideas. However, ideas are...
Sara Husk
11.14.2016
I recently had an opportunity to meet with a group of sustainability leaders who wanted to effectively combine Sustainability and Innovation. That's actually a very powerful way to drive your strategy & develop an innovation capability at the same time. As we talked about driving horizon 3...
Ralph Welborn
11.04.2016
Open Innovation has been around for years. Like any concept or technology, a time-lag exists between when it emerges, gets used by early adopters, and becomes usable by many. Open Innovation (OI) is no different. It is a concept (powered by underlying technology and methods) with a pragmatic...
Jeff Pappin
11.04.2016
Many of us innovation practitioners have found that the business topic of innovation is increasingly devolving into a search for that one magic idea that will change your enterprise, sort of like a more mature version of Pokemon-Go. Some of this devolution is due to the emergence of ever-simpler...
Ralph Welborn
10.07.2016
A little over a year ago, I was in a board meeting of a large consumer-based financial services firm. The CEO was sponsoring a workshop on the future of payments – its dizzying array of emerging new standards and technologies as well as the dark horse disruptive potential of blockchain technologies...
Jeff Pappin
09.30.2016
A great deal of activity has been happening under the topic of ‘open innovation’, however we have found very different initiatives launched by our clients that challenge a common definition of the term. From this cross-client perspective we understand a broad set of practices and ambitions for open...
Sara Husk
09.15.2016
Embedding an effective innovation program in your company requires a fresh look at capabilities. We find that very few – if any – large companies are truly set up to enable innovation to do battle with how the business landscape is evolving. We strongly believe every established company must focus...
Jeff Pappin
09.06.2016
What is Your Company’s Innovation Fertility? Collecting new ideas is table stakes in the innovation management domain. Without a fertile climate for innovation, more ideas simply lead to more wasted opportunities. It is the creative use of the collected data, not just the ideas themselves, which...