Innovation Leader is the world’s largest community of corporate innovation, R&D, strategy, and new ventures executives. We provide case studies, articles, research, surveys, conference calls, and live events to help companies design, execute, and enhance their innovation strategy.
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Few companies are amassing more experience in leveraging the wisdom of the crowd for novel solutions to manufacturing problems than General Electric. We talk to Dyan Finkhousen, who runs the Open Innovation Center of Excellence. Article & slides
The Arkansas-based retailer, the world’s biggest company by revenue, restructured its tech development team in Silicon Valley in 2011. We talk to @WalmartLabs chief Jeremy King about some big ideas and the vision that guides his group. Read the interview
Senior Vice President of Innovation Michael Abrams discusses the upside of launching an accelerator program for media and entertainment startups, including some of the partnerships that it has sparked so far. Get the article
On “Innovation Leader Live,” our regular call-in show with innovation executives, we’ve brought you discussions with leaders from Coca-Cola, General Mills, Hershey’s, Allstate, Fidelity, Marriott, lean startup guru Steve Blank, and many others.
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Disruptive innovation, transformational innovation, and breakthrough innovation are not the same thing, says Erik Falck of The Hershey Company. And our business results likely depend on how we define the innovation we’re trying to pursue. Includes a chart outlining differences and challenges