Why We Need To Stop Inventing Things


Corporate innovation often isolates or alienates those who are best-placed to solve real problems. We called upon the wisdom of Neal Cross to explain why innovators need to stop innovating to focus…

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Lessons Learned In Navigating China’s Innovation Frontier


China is fast closing the innovation gap. In recent years, a handful of Chinese companies garnered a great deal of attention on the global stage. As such, there has been a dramatic change in outside…

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Do The Test: Does Your Company Have a Scaling Up Problem?


Companies today are heavily engaged in non-incremental innovation. To introduce and launch new technologies, approaches or practices to their company or industry, many are running Innovation Centers,…

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ING’s Digital Transformation: 4 Lessons on Culture, Collaboration & Competition


It’s been 25+ years since Bill Gates dismissed retail banks as ‘dinosaurs’, and banks have come a long way from the self-satisfied ‘take it or leave it’ attitude when it comes to customers and their…

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How Co-creation Is Driving Corporate Innovation In Shanghai


Silicon Valley was long considered the world’s crucible for innovation. But Shanghai, the face of China’s economy and financial capital, is set to compete head-to-head with San Francisco and…

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Amdocs Shapers: Bringing Breakthrough Ideas to Life


Two years ago, Amdocs spearheaded Shapers, a disruptive leadership program which sought to turn 18 self-nominated employees with big ideas into millions of dollars in revenue. Amdocs, providing…

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Scaling-Up: The Framework


In theory, innovation should be the domain of large corporates, not of greenfield startups. Established large companies have installed bases- direct access to customers and industry influencers,…

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The First Ever Innovator Profile Study: Who We Are (And Why We Can’t Do It Alone)


In 2018, in partnership with FourSight and BridgePoint Effect, we embarked on the first global research project to better understand who we are as corporate innovators from a cognitive perspective.…

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6 Takeaways from Innov8rs Paris


With 40+ speakers from Bayer, Oracle, Thales Alenia Space, Fazer, BNP Paribas, Osram, ŠKODA AUTO, GE, ING Group, and many more, sharing their insights on their corporate innovation programs, there's…

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The 3 Buckets of Corporate Innovation in 2019


If one is to segregate enterprises on their approach to innovation, one would most likely end up with three buckets. This first one - and probably the largest - would be made up of companies that…

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The Corporate Accelerator is Dead — Long Live the Corporate Accelerator!


Corporate accelerators are the latest must-have accessory for enterprises looking to hop on the current startup hype wave. Enterprises fear that they’ll miss out on some unicorn and become obsolete.…

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Be The Bird, Not The Dinosaur


Some innovative projects will become viable businesses. Most innovative projects won’t. There is no miraculous recipe. This being the case, many people assume that creating new ideas is the…

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