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Join our live call with Allstate Strategic Innovation Director Moisés Noreña

Our next edition of “Innovation Leader Live,” our regular call-in show with innovation executives, will take place Thursday, April 16th at 2:00 p.m. EST, featuring Moisés Noreña, Strategic Innovation Director at Allstate Insurance. Noreña will be discussing how innovation approaches differ in product versus service organizations, and how they adapt to different company cultures. Register for the April 16th conference call ▸▸

Prior call: Cambia Grove's Nicole Bell on why they created a healthcare innovation space.


Why Ford is growing its Silicon Valley research center

Ford exec Jim Buczkowski discusses the strategy behind the expansion of the company's Research & Innovation Center in Palo Alto, and shares several projects they're working on.
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Metrics Report

Special Report on Innovation Metrics

Since we started Innovation Leader, the subject of measuring innovation progress has come up in virtually every interview, off-the-record conversation, and Field Study gathering we’ve had. We’ve collected the best guidance, data, and examples of how innovation executives are measuring and reporting on their progress. Includes examples and insights from Owens-Corning, Whirlpool, Trek, Pitney-Bowes, General Mills, Hershey’s, Lowe’s, eBay, EMC, and more. Also includes a list of the five metrics being used most often today, based on a survey of nearly 200 corporate innovation executives we conducted with our partner Innosight.
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Internal innovation docs from Clorox, Dell, more

Check out the latest documents added to our Resource Center, including a co-creation methodology from Vodafone and Thomson Reuters; a booklet about innovation mechanisms and design exercises from Intuit; and a scorecard from bicycle-maker Trek.
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From Our Jobs Board: EY Innovation Incubator Leader

EY is seeking a highly-motivated entrepreneur to lead the Americas Tax Services Incubator, driving efforts to discover and incubate new transformational tax services and playing a critical role in the evolution of EY’s overall Americas Tax Innovation strategy.
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Got Strategy, but No Momentum?

Live Webcast March 16th: Your strategic plan just doesn’t seem to be going anywhere, and implementation starts and stops because of alignment issues. Join this webinar with Dean Schroeder & Eureka! Ranch for guidance. Use passcode "Leader" when registering.
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