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    Dealing With Failure

    The best organizations in the world will experience failure — they expect it. And they are ready to learn from it. Here’s some advice from Julia Austin, CTO of DigitalOcean and Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, about dealing with failure.

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    Turner Classic Movies: Innovating the Brand

    2017-04-11T19:56:00Z

    Document that offers a way of thinking about how to innovate with (and within) a well-established brand. “As we seek more transformative opportunities that can scale to fill financial gaps created by industry change, how do we remain authentic to who we are as a brand? And how do we ...

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    Optum: Startups and Innovation

    A look at the company’s approach to working with startups, told with a humorous “pac-man”-style narrative. Optum is a healthcare services company that is part of UnitedHealth Group.  

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    Staples: Applied Innovation Overview

    A structured framework of the retailer's Applied Innovation program, guided by senior leaders.  

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    Survey Questions on Innovation Culture

    Are you looking for a way to understand whether your company’s innovation culture is improving, staying the same, or getting worse? R&D and innovation executives share with us the questions they’ve used as part of quarterly or annual surveys to “take the temperature” of the organization.

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    Reliance Industries: Innovation at Reliance

    Overview of the innovation programs at the $43 billion Indian conglomerate. Includes seven innovation habits, and a slide about the company’s “innovation DNA.”  

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    Corporate Innovation Roadmap

    Getting consensus to launch a new innovation initiative can require tremendous time and energy. We put together this two-page roadmap/worksheet to help you think through some of the elements you’ll need to put in place to ensure that projects make it to the finish line, and that you can build ...

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    Ties Between Innovation & Business Units

    Survey data from 2017 on the relationship between innovation/R&D groups and the business units, including who supplies funding, who sets the agenda, and how well the hand-off works.

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    The Innovation Imperative

    Ideal for someone just getting started in an innovation role, making the case for sufficient resources, or working to get a program off the ground. This 2017 presentation collects some of the best advice we’ve heard on getting an initiative going; some of the choices that you’ll face; some of ...

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    2015 Innovation Benchmarking Report

    Highlights from our 2015 Benchmarking Report, produced in collaboration with Innosight. Includes data on program focus, maturity stage, team size, tools being used, why projects get killed, and more.

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    Best & Worst Practices in Measuring Innovation

    Presentation from Front End of Innovation 2015 covering some of the ways companies do (and should) track innovation — and where metrics are headed.  

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    Getting Connected Products Right

    Highlights from our 2016 Connected Products Survey, emphasizing investment levels, challenges, and success factors. Produced in collaboration with Altitude.  

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    Innovation Process, Culture & Strategy at 3M

    2016-12-05T19:08:00Z

    48-page slide deck covering the seven elements of innovation; the innovation process at 3M; and strategy and areas of interest at 3M’s Corporate Research Materials Laboratory. From 2010. 

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    Vodafone: The Catalyst for Change

    Overview of the innovation program at the British telecommunications company, with a special focus on how they created a global network of innovation champions; the impact so far; and best practices in setting up a similar champion network. Includes a chart summarizing comments from the employees who have participated.

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    Honda: Driving Open Innovation

    How Honda’s Silicon Valley Lab is engaging with startups, including providing test vehicles, funding, mentorship, and collaborative workspace.  

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    Sherwin-Williams: How Our Global External Innovation Team Works

    How the open innovation team at Sherwin-Williams, the paint and coatings giant, scouts new technologies in academia and the startup world; evaluates promising technologies; and forges partnerships.

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    Lean Startup in Large Organizations

    Overview of the results from our May 2016 survey on how the lean startup methodology is being used in large companies, including benefits and challenges; software being used and training programs being run; key allies and supporters to cultivate; and general advice. 

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    Tata Communications: Innovation Engine

    Overview of the challenges facing the $3 billion Indian telecom firm, and the “Shape the Future” program that Tata runs to solicit and cultivate employee ideas. Program includes an “immersion week” in Silicon Valley.

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    W.L. Gore: Innovator Competencies

    A one-page outlining the competencies required for innovation — including technical knowledge, disciplined execution, and others. From the Delaware-based materials company W.L. Gore & Associates.  

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    Viacom18: The 'Big Belly' Innovation Portal

    A document outlining how the Indian media company company implemented an idea management system, including vendor selection, promotion to employees, outcomes, and future challenges.