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Innovation Strategy

Innovation doesn’t fit in a pipeline

Most of innovation programs that I encounter are still organized as R&D programs. We often call that the innovation pipeline fallacy. It’s mostly due to the fact that most organizations don’t get  that innovation is not R&D, and that consecutively innovation doesn’t fit in a pipeline.

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Innovation Mindset

Interview – A Community Builder Playing the Long Game at BNP Paribas

An interview of transformation leader Sophie Delmas from BNP Paribas. She is playing the long game of transformation.

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Innovation Mindset

Interview – A Pragmatic Pioneer with a Portfolio Approach at Thales AVS

Third in the series of interviews of Transformation Leaders. This time François Fournier from Thales AVS and his portfolio approach.

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Innovation Strategy

Why is your innovation program missing out the next market wave, again and again.

I’m often surprised to see leading companies with solid innovation programs, missing obvious market turnarounds. They record the same weak signals and trends that I do, they understand them as well or better than me, but they fail to properly act on them. In my experience, the key reason they fail and miss every new […]

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Consultancy

The design thinking craze

Natasha JEN formulates a very calm and articulate deconstruction of the designthinking craze. Just like open innovation, lean methodologies, effectuation, or intrapreneurship… design thinking is a methodology that is better at selling the idea that there is a one-size-fits-all solution to every corporate strategic hurdles, than actually delivering anything real.