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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 »
See full schedule, get audio replays and transcripts of prior calls »

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
  • See all downloadable reports »

    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:

    Procter & Gamble’s Top R&D Executive Talks Startup Disruption and Investing in Lean Innovation

    "We are trying to drive the concept of ambidextrous leadership, recognizing that when you're running the core big business, it requires a level of operational discipline," says Kathy Fish, P&G's Chief Research, Development, and Innovation Officer. "You can't afford big mistakes. [In contrast,] when you're creating the future, you don't know where you're going. It has to be a culture of experimentation. There has to be a lot of debate, and you need to go off and learn fast and continue to work. That is what we're working to drive." Our exclusive interview is inside...

    Exclusive Book Excerpt: How Companies like Quicken Loans, Intuit, and Atlassian are Reaping the Benefits of ‘Intrapreneurial Time’

    "Giving employees time and freedom to work on their own ideas makes great business sense," write Hugh Molotsi and Jeff Zias in the forthcoming book "The Intrapreneur's Journey." But how do you make it effectively in an organization with lots of busy people? Molotsi and Zias explain in this exclusive excerpt.

    Webcast Replay: Navi Radjou on How You Can Implement Frugal Innovation

    Navi Radjou, whose TED talk on frugal innovation has garnered over 1.6 million views, explains some of the values driving the phenomenon, and answers questions from webcast participants. "Frugal innovation is a strategy more than a concept," Radjou says. "It's a way of creating more economic and also social value using fewer resources. It is the ability to do a lot more with a lot less." Includes a three-minute excerpt and the full 30-minute webcast...

    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.
    See all Lean Startup articles »