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CORPORATE INNOVATION STRATEGIES FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

AECOM shares an innovation video it uses with new hires

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How do you get new hires to contribute to a culture of innovation from Day One? Warwick Absolon of industrial giant AECOM shares a video the $8.2 billion company produced as part of orientation for new employees in its Australia and New Zealand division.

How Vodafone built a network of innovation champions

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Shannon Lucas explains how a small innovation team inside the telecom giant Vodafone has cultivated a global network of 40 innovation champions. Lucas shares details on how the champions are recruited, what they focus on, how they collaborate, and what they are measured on.

Why Delphi planted a new innovation lab in Silicon Valley

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Delphi Labs director John Absmeier explains how the automotive components giant is partnering, investing, and plugging into the Silicon Valley ecosystem — and hoping some of the "experiment-and-fail-fast" culture rubs gets absorbed by HQ.

12 slide presentations from big company innovation execs

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These dozen slide presentations offer insights into innovation strategy at organizations like NASA, Alaska Airlines, Nike, and Clorox. At left is an image from Bennett Blank's presentation on rapid experimentation at Intuit.

Chubb global innovation VP: ‘Stop the innovation carnival’

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At too many companies, employees interact with the innovation team during sporadic "Innovation Days," idea challenges, or off-site meetings. Chubb global innovation VP Gerry Myers explains how the insurer created a "social layer" for innovation and collaboration, to help weave innovation into employees' daily activity. Includes slides.

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