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The New Face of Startup/Corporate Innovation

On July 20th, Imaginatik and MassChallenge will release our joint research study on the State of Corporate-Startup Collaboration for 2016. Far from yet another online survey, this study is a big deal – and here’s why.

Our research shows, quite clearly, that corporations have begun to think and act like startups. Sounds like an oxymoron, except it’s true. Rather quietly, many companies have built innovation teams that focus on:

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The New Face of Startup/Corporate Innovation

On July 20th, Imaginatik and MassChallenge will release our joint research study on the State of Corporate-Startup Collaboration for 2016. Far from yet another online survey, this study is a big deal – and here’s why.

Our research shows, quite clearly, that corporations have begun to think and act like startups. Sounds like an oxymoron, except it’s true. Rather quietly, many companies have built innovation teams that focus on:

Continue Reading

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The New Face of Startup/Corporate Innovation

On July 20th, Imaginatik and MassChallenge will release our joint research study on the State of Corporate-Startup Collaboration for 2016. Far from yet another online survey, this study is a big deal – and here’s why.

Our research shows, quite clearly, that corporations have begun to think and act like startups. Sounds like an oxymoron, except it’s true. Rather quietly, many companies have built innovation teams that focus on:

Continue Reading

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The New Face of Startup/Corporate Innovation

On July 20th, Imaginatik and MassChallenge will release our joint research study on the State of Corporate-Startup Collaboration for 2016. Far from yet another online survey, this study is a big deal – and here’s why.

Our research shows, quite clearly, that corporations have begun to think and act like startups. Sounds like an oxymoron, except it’s true. Rather quietly, many companies have built innovation teams that focus on:

Continue Reading

Blog

The New Face of Startup/Corporate Innovation

On July 20th, Imaginatik and MassChallenge will release our joint research study on the State of Corporate-Startup Collaboration for 2016. Far from yet another online survey, this study is a big deal – and here’s why.

Our research shows, quite clearly, that corporations have begun to think and act like startups. Sounds like an oxymoron, except it’s true. Rather quietly, many companies have built innovation teams that focus on:

Continue Reading

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Tournaments: Collaboration for a Rapid Outcome

Tournaments are community driven. Tournaments are an engagement tool aimed at achieving maximum performance in:

  • Collecting ideas.
  • Encouraging collaboration between participants with different skills.
  • Achieving results for a challenge in a very short period of time -approximately one month.

It is a well-defined program and yet, for those involved in the innovation ecosystem, assimilating them with other engagement programs is a common mistake.

What are the differences?

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Tournaments: Collaboration for a Rapid Outcome

Tournaments are community driven. Tournaments are an engagement tool aimed at achieving maximum performance in:

  • Collecting ideas.
  • Encouraging collaboration between participants with different skills.
  • Achieving results for a challenge in a very short period of time -approximately one month.

It is a well-defined program and yet, for those involved in the innovation ecosystem, assimilating them with other engagement programs is a common mistake.

What are the differences?

Continue Reading

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Tournaments: Collaboration for a Rapid Outcome

Tournaments are community driven. Tournaments are an engagement tool aimed at achieving maximum performance in:

  • Collecting ideas.
  • Encouraging collaboration between participants with different skills.
  • Achieving results for a challenge in a very short period of time -approximately one month.

It is a well-defined program and yet, for those involved in the innovation ecosystem, assimilating them with other engagement programs is a common mistake.

What are the differences?

Continue Reading

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Fresh Air From Students' Open Eyes at ExxonMobil

I had the pleasure of organizing a special future oriented ideation session for ExxonMobil with students of the Foresight program of the University of Houston College of Technology.

Those students did a great job challenging the team of ExxonMobil by simply sharing their vision of the future. This vision is not something that the ExxonMobil team encounter in their day to day work. That is important. The team was taken outside their normal comfort zone by youthful, energetic intelligence.

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Fresh Air From Students' Open Eyes at ExxonMobil

I had the pleasure of organizing a special future oriented ideation session for ExxonMobil with students of the Foresight program of the University of Houston College of Technology.

Those students did a great job challenging the team of ExxonMobil by simply sharing their vision of the future. This vision is not something that the ExxonMobil team encounter in their day to day work. That is important. The team was taken outside their normal comfort zone by youthful, energetic intelligence.

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