Will your project live or die? Predicting corporate infanticide

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Newborn wildebeest in Africa have better odds of survival than new corporate innovations.

It may sound crazy, but it’s true. Fledgling corporate innovations are kind of like infant wildebeest… who can’t run yet… in a herd of cannibal wildebeest who eat their young. In business, internal “corporate infanticide” happens all the time. Corporate innovations are encouraged, funded, and grown one year, only to be stymied, de-funded and shut down by their parent companies a few years later. Sometimes this is for the better, but other times it’s for the worse.

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