New Report Uncovers Challenges for Large Corporations When Evaluating Emerging Technologies


Research from Innovation Leader and KPMG LLP finds just 32 percent of large companies have a clear approach to prioritizing new technology projects.


Techstars and Innovation Leader Reveal Best Practices for Leveraging Startups in Corporate Innovation


Innovation Leader today released a new survey sponsored by Techstars, which shares how executives at large corporations are approaching engagements with startups and other disruptors to fuel corporate growth.

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Startups and Universities are Underused Resources in Co-Creation, New Data Shows


Corporate innovation teams are primarily engaging in ecosystem building and co-creation with existing suppliers, distributors, partners, franchisees, and customers, according to a new report published today by Innovation Leader. This indicates there is a growing opportunity for innovation teams to work on building ecosystems and improving co-creation — typically defined as collaboratively developing new product or service offerings — with startups as well as with universities, government agencies, nonprofits, and other established companies.


New Data on Productive Relationships Between Innovation, Risk and Security Professionals


Nearly a quarter of innovation professionals (22 percent) feel they are not well-aligned with colleagues in compliance, legal and security roles, according to a survey published today by Innovation Leader. The new survey, sponsored by Mastercard, aims to decode the formula for getting these two very different roles — each with fundamentally different goals — to work together productively. The report provides color commentary from innovation executives about when to rewrite the rules to enable organizations to develop new offerings more nimbly.


Innovation Leader Announces 2018 Impact Award Winners


Innovation Leader has announced eight winners of the 2018 Impact Awards. The winners are AMN Healthcare, Cisco, Citi Ventures, DBS Bank, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS, Medtronic, Revera Living, and USAA.


Innovation Leader Launches New Podcast, Innovation Answered


Innovation Leader has launched a new podcast, “Innovation Answered.” Published every Tuesday and hosted by producer Kaitlin Milliken, “Innovation Answered” features interviews with academics, reporters, and senior innovation executives from the world’s largest companies. The first season will cover topics like what kills an innovation initiative, millennials and disruption, business model innovation, digital transformation, creating a startup culture at big companies, and what it’s really like to be an innovation executive in a big company.

New Research Shows Need for Transformational Innovation and Transformed Business Models


Innovation and R&D teams inside the Fortune 1000 are spending about 50 percent of their efforts on incremental innovation, 30 percent on adjacent innovation and 20 percent on transformational innovation, according to a new Innovation Leader report sponsored by KPMG LLP.

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