Category: Innovation

Are We Running Out of Innovation?

I come across a lot of interesting writing in my work, but I have to note that one of the most thought-provoking scholarly pieces I have read recently is the working paper published earlier this […]

Innovation In Action Series #4: The Innovation Value Model

In past posts in this series I addressed briefly some of the most critical issues corporates should think about when starting an external innovation effort that will focus on startups. In […]

Google Glass Is Dead. Long Live Google Glass.

A year and a half or so ago I wrote a post about the demise of Google Glass (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20141127163453-12640824-google-s-very-bad-week-europe-attacks-and-glass-disappears/edit). I noted, however,  that this outcome was only temporary: I don’t think […]

Innovation In Action Series #3: The Innovation Engagement Model

In the first post in this series, I discussed the importance of having a well-defined innovation agenda. The second post discussed the impact of intellectual property on innovation. In this […]

Innovation In Action Series #2: How Intellectual Property Strategy Impacts Innovation

In my first post on innovation, I discussed the importance of understanding the four types of innovation agendas and the impact each agenda has on corporate open innovation/collaboration efforts. In this […]

Innovation In Action Series #1: Setting The Innovation Agenda

In my work, I am involved in many discussions with executives on the topic of open innovation in a corporate environment. Across those discussions, certain themes have emerged that highlight to me […]

What’s Disruptive Innovation? The Idea’s Creators Think Your Answer Is Probably Wrong.

The latest issue of the Harvard Business Review contains a very interesting debate currently taking place between Clayton M. Christensen, one of the originators (along with Joseph L. Bowers in a 1995 HBR article) […]

Uber’s Brave New World: What Happens When Your Manager Is an Algorithm

On Tuesday night, I participated in a discussion panel at the University of Maryland on current and future innovations in Supply Chain Management (SCM). While most of the topics we discussed were […]

Is There “Good” and “Bad” Ambiguity in Innovation?

One of the interesting aspects of my work is that I get to spend time speaking with people from different professions about the topic of innovation. In a recent discussion with […]