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RESEARCH

Innovation Benchmarking Report

Innovation Leader and Innosight have teamed up to develop the industry's first innovation benchmarking report. Covering critical topics from metrics and project kill times to employee training and costs, the study will be released at a special event in Q2 2015. Innovation executives can take the survey online, or contact us with questions. Other recent reports from Innovation Leader:

Working With Startups: This 25-page special report explores how Coca-Cola, Time Warner, and others engage startups.
Innovation Compensation: Our 2014 survey looks at how innovation executives are incentivized, bonused, and more.

Are you a corporate innovator? Join Us!

Innovation Leader offers resources, research, tools, networking, and information to assist innovation executives inside large corporations. Learn more from founder Scott Kirsner.
 

CALL-IN LINE

Join a live call Nov. 7 with the
head of hospital’s innovation hub

Next Call: Our next edition of "Innovation Leader Live," our regular call-in show with innovation executives, will take place Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. EST, featuring Lesley Solomon, Executive Director of the Innovation Hub at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston. Click here to register.
 
Last Call: If you missed our call with Marriott executive Brian King, here are the notes and complete audio.

Best Practices

Download these Google slides on innovation, culture and hiring

A must-view slide presentation from Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and former head of product Jonathan Rosenberg, based on their new book “How Google Works.” More recent coverage:

Adobe Systems: Inside the new Kickbox program
GE: How they created their FirstBuild maker community
Thomson Reuters: The dangers of crowdsourcing ideas
 

EVENTS

Upcoming webcasts, summits and more

Don't forget to check out our Events section for the latest summits, conventions, awards, classes, mashups, and more. Among the upcoming events:
 
Innovation Engineering: Getting everyone aligned
Imaginatik: Lean approach to open innovation
Mindjet: Innovation Forum

PEER ADVICE

Top 10 list: Your fall innovation priorities

New Question: What's high on your priority list for this fall? We asked, and heard about moving faster, filtering better, killing projects, and creating a common language around innovation. You can read the list and add yours here.

Last Question: One of our members in healthcare is seeking recommendations on a robust innovation platform. Have any thoughts? Reply here.

Thought Leadership

New collaborative innovation booklet

HYPE: See our Thought Leadership section for HYPE Innovation's new 12-page booklet on topics like handling large volumes of ideas. Download here.

From Mindjet: Recent UnitedHealth Group case study is now available in our Resources section.
 

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Innovation Leader offers resources, research, tools, networking, and information to assist innovation executives inside large corporations. Learn more from founder Scott Kirsner.

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