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Go inside the L.A. innovation scene at our next Field Study

Join Innovation Leader December 6-7 as we take you inside some of L.A.’s incredible innovation spaces, and connect you with other corporate innovators for informal conversations. We’ll visit Northrop Grumman’s “FabLab”, AT&T Entertainment Group’s HQ, real estate giant CBRE‘s L.A. North “Temple” and more.

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IL Confidential: Our Video Series on Spurring Innovation in Large Orgs



Looking to understand your CEO better, bring customers into the development process, or work more efficiently with legal and compliance groups? Our “IL Confidential” video series brings you insights from innovators on a variety of topics.

Our most recent videos feature insider advice from Nondini Naqui, an intrapreneur and innovation leader who has worked in insurance and banking.

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What's inside our latest print edition

What kind of CEO runs your company: the Streamliner, the Visionary, the Cheerleader, or the Advocate? We explain what characterizes each kind of leader in the fall issue of our print magazine. In addition to an in-depth exploration of how CEOs think about innovation — including interviews with leaders from UPS, Marriott, Google, and Staples — the fall issue features case studies on innovation labs set up by companies like Delta Air Lines, W. L. Gore, and Medtronic, as well as a look at digital innovation at Dunkin' Brands, virtual reality at Suffolk Construction, and open-source tech at UNICEF. Get a sneak preview »

Pointers: Expert Advice on Influencing the Culture at Your Company

Are you working to reinvigorate your organization's culture? Our newest edition of Pointers tackles some of your biggest questions around culture change. In this edition, our Strategic Partners provide advice on:

    • A Stepwise Approach to Innovation Culture
    • Three Myths About a “Culture of Innovation”
    • Culture Change Through Lean Innovation
    • Making Open Innovation an Easy Sell
    • How to Run Ideation Campaigns
...and more! Contributors include Strategos, Innovation 360, Imaginatik, Innosight, Moves the Needle, Nottingham Spirk, Spigit, Inovo, Ezassi, and PatSnap!

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Upcoming Live Call: How to Get Products to Market Fast

Join Atlanta-based IL partner Digital Scientists as they bring you inside their product-development strategy, and demonstrate the benefits of building minimal viable products. Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Get details & register »
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Our latest downloadable reports

Innovation Leader publishes in-depth quarterly special reports on a variety of topics. Our latest reports are listed below. Reports are available for members only.

  • Innovation Labs Report
  • Connected Products Report
  • Innovation Metrics Report
  • Innovation Benchmarking Report
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    Idea Challenges & Disruption

    Wondering how to make you idea challenges a repeatable program? Or how you can spot tomorrow's disruptions, today? We have two new pieces of thought leadership from our partners at Imaginatik and Innosight that address these topics. Click here to download the PDFs.

    Recent articles by topic:

    Startup Studios: Snake Oil or Elixir for the Corporate Innovator?

    Startup studios are gaining traction as a tool to help corporate business leaders fill in the blanks of a certain project. But will this strategy help innovators overcome enterprise challenges? Former Nike and Intel exec Rick Waldron makes the case...

    Webcast Replay: Advice on Piloting and Scaling New Ideas in Healthcare

    Few industries are as regulated, as quality-oriented, and as populated by busy professionals as healthcare. So how do you make time to source, evaluate, pilot, and scale new ideas? How do you set the right metrics and milestones, and kill projects that aren't hitting them? Leaders from Anthem, Pulse@MassChallenge, and Boston Children's Hospital share their advice in this recent webcast....

    Nurturing New Ideas About Food at Campbell Soup Company

    One of the core values at Campbell Soup Company is “own it like a founder.” This message is plastered on the walls throughout the company’s headquarters in Camden, NJ, along with the message of “dare to disrupt.” The disruptive innovation team at Campbell’s utilizes a variety of other tactics to harness innovation throughout the company. Megan Bozzelli, Disruptive Innovation Manager at Campbell Soup Company, walked us through some of the ways her team works to achieve these goals.

    Putting Emerging Technologies to the Test in a 12,000-Employee Hospital System

    How do you innovate in an environment where everyone is busy, and everything is legitimately an emergency? John Halamka, Chief Information Officer for Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a practicing emergency room physician, shares his advice on bringing new technologies into a large healthcare organization — and discusses some of the projects he has worked on recently with Amazon and Google.

    How Campbell’s Soup Launched a New ‘Buy One, Give One’ Product

    Direct-to-consumer products are rare at Campbell’s Soup. Here's a look at how the Soulfull Project launched one.

    Why Bissell Homecare Turned to Crowdfunding for a New Product Launch

    Bissell Homecare is best known for making cleaning equipment for floors and upholstery. But Chuck Martin was convinced that the pet care sector offered new growth opportunities. Here's how he launched the company's first dog grooming product, with an assist from crowdfunding site Indiegogo.
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