Building Your Own Innovation Engine, with Scott Anthony

by Will Sherlin

The Innovation Engine is a podcast series that discusses innovation through the lenses of corporate leadership, company culture, and emerging trends and technologies. The podcast features weekly interviews with best-selling authors, C-Level executives, and innovation experts from around the world. It is available on iTunesStitcher Radio, and SoundCloud.

Scott Anthony joins us on this episode of The Innovation Engine podcast to look at, fittingly enough, how to build your company’s very own innovation engine. We talk about the four component pieces that drive an innovation factory, how the first 90 days of building your innovation engine should look, and why it’s important to kill “zombie projects” that drain valuable time and resources.

Scott is a Managing Partner at Innosight, an innovation and growth consulting firm that promotes sustainable growth within companies worldwide. In addition to his work with Innosight, Scott has written numerous books, including The First Mile: A Launch Manual for Getting Great Ideas Into the Market and The Little Black Book of Innovation. He writes a regular column for the Harvard Business Review, has delivered keynote addresses on five different continents, and has appeared on Good Morning America and CNBC.

Episode Highlights

Here are some highlights from this episode of The Innovation Engine:

  • Scott talks about the “Minimum Viable Innovation System” and what it entails
  • We look at Citigroup and Procter & Gamble, 2 examples of successful innovation-focused companies, and what your company can do to emulate them
  • Scott outlines how the physical office environment at Innosight is set up to be conducive to innovation

Listen to the Episode

Interested in hearing more? Tune in to the full episode of The Innovation Engine podcast via the Stitcher Radio link below:

Scott Anthony – Building Your Own Innovation Engine

You can also download and subscribe to The Innovation Engine on iTunes or tune in via the podcast’s home on Stitcher Radio or SoundCloud to listen online, via Android or iOS, or on any device supporting a mobile browser.

Will Sherlin is the Digital Marketing Manager at 3Pillar Global, a leading provider of outsourced software development services for companies in the Media & Entertainment, Health & Wellness, Financial Services, and Information Services verticals. He oversees all content development for the 3Pillar website, hosts and produces the company’s weeklyInnovation Engine podcast, and oversees the company’s social media properties.

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Will Sherlin is the Digital Marketing Manager at 3Pillar Global, a leading provider of outsourced software development services for companies in the Media & Entertainment, Health & Wellness, Financial Services, and Information Services verticals. He oversees all content development for the 3Pillar website, hosts and produces the company’s weekly “Innovation Engine” podcast, and oversees the company’s social media properties.

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