Scouting Trends & Tech

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  • The Rise of ‘Conferencing Competence’ and the Decline of Fancy Footwear

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  • Scenario Planning in 2020: What You Should (and Shouldn’t) Be Doing

  • CVS Health Exec on Rising to the Digital Demands of COVID-19

Most large companies know they can get better when it comes to spotting emerging trends, integrating new technologies, and responding to changes in customer behaviors. But even when they do see these changes happening around them, they often lack the mechanisms to act quickly enough.

Our coverage of scouting defines several key activities, like aligning scouting activity with corporate strategy; operating the “radar system”; communicating what you see to the rest of the organization; running pilot tests and experiments; and helping the business deploy and scale the experiments that work.A good place to start is with our report “Best Practices: Scouting Trends and Emerging Tech.”

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Panasonic on Entertainment’s Immersive & More Personalized Future

Two leaders of the Panasonic Hollywood Lab predict how entertainment will become even more personalized in a post-COVID world. They also discuss environments that promote healing and relaxation.

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How Innovation Allows Wayfair to Keep Growing

Wayfair, an online furniture and home goods retailer, maintained an innovative culture as it grew from a two person operation to a company with thousands of employees.

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At Kaiser Permanente, a Major Moment for Telemedicine

During this global pandemic, doctors, nurses, and hospital staff are spending long hours saving lives. To protect both healthcare workers and patients, hospitals have shifted most non-emergency appointments to the digital realm. Prat Vemana, the first-ever Chief Digital Officer at Kaiser Permanente, discusses the shift to telehealth and other changes ...

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How to Create the Foundation for a Corporate VC Program

Amish Parashar, a Silicon Valley-based venture capitalist, share tips for building more successful corporate venture programs. Get tips on staffing, collaboration, and more.

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How Haskell Uses VR to Keep Construction Sites Safe

Get an inside look at Haskell’s VR safety simulation, which seeks to train employees on potentially dangerous situations…

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How Royal Caribbean is Deploying New Technologies

We go inside Royal Caribbean’s innovation lab in Miami and on board their ship, Navigator of the Seas, to see the company’s digital transformation in action. 

Research Report

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Scouting Trends & Emerging Tech

How do large companies scout the trends and technologies that will be most relevant to their future success? Ourreport collects advice from executives...