We brought together five corporate innovation leaders at our Network event in Boston earlier this month, and asked them for their best advice on moving the needle — and working collaboratively with business unit and functional colleagues.
As a bonus, we had “scribes” from the firm Collective Next there to take notes on what transpired. Here is there whiteboard drawing (click it to view a larger version), along with some audio clips from the conversation.
Going where the love is…versus going where the problem is:
What we need to do is keep pulling rabbits out of a hat — doing things nobody expected was possible:
Innovation groups are often trying to solve two problems at one time:
How we use consultants and outside agencies: