Tag: Innovation

Opening Closed Doors Through Open Innovation

A lot is at stake for companies as digital transformation takes hold, and in this super-charged environment, acquiring your way to innovation no longer works — the only way to stay innovative is to invest in R&D.

Jeff Bezos On Innovation: Five Big Takeaways

A recent interview shares insights into how Jeff Bezos thinks about strategy and innovation, and structures his personal activities and those of the company to get done what he wants to get done. Here are five useful takeaways.

A Roadmap To Innovation: Aligning Innovation With Your Business Strategy

With today’s digital economy perpetuating the notion of “disrupt or die,” simply saying you are innovative or lumping innovation efforts in with R&D and product development are not enough. To survive and thrive, all organizations need an innovation program.

Lessons In Disruption From Dean Kamen

Want a crash course in coping with technology-driven change? Learn from the master and serial disruptor Dean Kamen.

What A CEO Cannot Delegate

Every time an organization successfully leaps into a new knowledge base, the CEO and senior leaders need to go beyond formulating a strategy and should get their hands dirty during its implementation.

Advanced Manufacturing Is Creating ‘New Collar’ Jobs, NAM President Says

Innovation is changing the way manufacturing looks, and while it may appear on the surface that jobs are going away, they’re shifting to roles that require new sets of skills.

Incremental Innovations Help Businesses Remain Relevant

In order to stay in front of the curve you need to be willing to try new innovations, fail and learn in incremental ways from the information you’ve gathered.

Bringing Innovation Back

As with insurance and telecommunications, the closely related defense and aerospace industries are grappling to find ways to spur greater innovation.

What CEOs Need to Understand about Innovation

The experience of two different CEOs running two very different kinds of companies suggest how leaders can create a road map to innovate.

Impediments to Tech Transfer—and Solutions

The Impediments Universities, federal labs and research institutes do not have adequate incentives to commercialize ideas. These “idea factories” have an incentive to charge...
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