Top 20 Innovation Articles of April 2019

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to […]

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How To Create Something Truly Original

I study innovators for a living. Every year, I interview dozens of men and women who’ve achieved remarkable things. For my own part, I publish […]

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If Hacking DNA Frightens You, This Will Terrify You

In a 9-minute internal video, Google explores the future of hacking DNA We’re all familiar with the double helix that constitutes our genetic makeup, the […]

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The Secret Ingredient to High Energy Innovation Spaces

Innovation Spaces – which can refer to any space intentionally designed to foster and facilitate good innovation work – come in all sorts, shapes, and […]

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To be agile you have to align your organisational structures vertically

I was working for an international jewellery firm. The grandson had called me in to talk about the succession planning in their family business. After […]

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How to Score Innovative Ideas

Suppose you are running a pitch competition and need to create a scoring rubric? Or , maybe you are the head of a technology transfer […]

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What if it were Illegal to Sell your Product for its Current Use?

Have you ever used a knife as a screwdriver or a shoe as a hammer?  If so you repurposed a product for an application that […]

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The Genomics Revolution Is Now Moving At Full Steam. Here’s What It’s All About:

We tend to think of innovation as a single event, but the truth is that it’s an extended process of discovery, engineering and transformation. First, […]

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Creating Collaborative Workplace Cultures

Some CEO’S, executive teams and leaders mistakenly assume that organizational culture is simply a social phenomenon that they have no control over, and cannot impact. […]

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Why Your Innovation Center Will Fail

If you work for a big, established company, you’ve probably been noticing the sudden rise of a new trend: the innovation lab. Companies as diverse as Delta […]

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Change Management: Combating Resistance and Driving Adoption Through Innovation

A strong change management program requires more than a strong change management plan. It requires a plan that transforms change management into an ongoing priority […]

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What’s Next for Steve Blank and the Lean Startup?

In 1999, the day before his eighth startup went public, Steve Blank decided to retire at the age of 45. With time to reflect, he […]

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How to Prepare College Students to Innovate

Several years ago, when my nephew enrolled in business school at the University of Southern California, I asked him to ping me whenever the topic […]

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Business Innovation – Creating Team Cohesion

Team cohesion is what will pull you through in turbulent times. I always say there are three ways a team can survive – as a […]

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Solopreneurship is Still a Team Sport

Despite rumors to the contrary, private medical practice is not dead. Yes, the numbers of employed physicians are growing, but, according to a recent AMA survey, 60% […]

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Digital Factory of the Incumbent

Introduction Technological changes are one of the leading advocators to shape customer value. They are characterized by a process of social technological variations, rooted in […]

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DNA may be the Answer to Data Storage Problem

Data, as many have noted, has become the new oil, meaning that we no longer regard the information we store as merely a cost of […]

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The Future is So Smart

Spoiler alert: I will try to be brief, which is a huge undertaking for any Marketing professional, let alone an Italian one. And, I will […]

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How Open Innovation led by Purchasing works brilliantly at GRTGaz

Mathilde Delignou is Project Manager Open Innovation and partnership at GRTgaz, one of the leading European operators in natural gas transmission. What is uncommon is that […]

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Embracing Your Company’s ‘Digital Destiny’

Every single industry has a “digital destiny” – an inevitable and unavoidable future that will be shaped by the forces of digital technology. There are […]

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The Entrepreneurial vs the Clinical Mindset

Innovation starts with the right mindset. So, if you are a sick care professional, like a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, dentist or allied health professional interested in […]

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Decouple the Value Chain to Drive Digital Disruption

“Decoupling” the value chain is the next big strategy for digital innovation and business models Digital disruption isn’t just about the internet or mobile technology. […]

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Find Your Tribe

While history tends to single out individuals, the truth is that when you look behind the story of any heroic leader, what you find is […]

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Older Innovators: The Surprising Answer To Our Country’s Talent Gap

Four years ago, I was fortunate enough to lead Panasonic’s people efforts for the world’s largest startup, the Tesla/Panasonic Gigafactory. As my team was tasked […]

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Can you Teach Intuition?

When I walked into the boardroom I knew something was seriously off key here. The new CEO was sitting with his back to his team. […]

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