Tag Archives: P&G

Organizing for Radical Innovation

What is the best way to organize a company’s resources for radical innovation? One thing is clear: it requires a distinctly different approach – as well as different organizational structures – compared to incremental innovation.

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Discomfort Is The Key To Innovation

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For years now we've been told that innovation is strange and unusual, but promises great possibilities and potential returns. In some cases and places, we've been successful, but there's something to be learned in the lasting resistance to innovation on the whole.

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Insights Differentiate, Not Data

Big Data is receiving a lot of attention and investment at the moment, with the combination of technology and analytics generating enormous possibility. As Greg Satell rightly points out, businesses that neglect Big Data will be left behind..

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Matching Innovation Possibilities with Needs

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Corporate innovation has traditionally been driven from the technology side; from departments like R&D and engineering. It's an approach that can be very successful. Indeed, it has often led to great breakthroughs. But if a company wants to win in today's value-based economy, this is no longer the best way of doing things.

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WANTED! Innovation CEO

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“I have come to realize how much time is wasted teaching managers about the practical skills of innovation,” notes veteran new products maven Thomas Kuczmarski in a recent blog. “It is the chief executive officer that needs the lesson.”

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P&G on Benefits of Open Innovation

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Point: Open innovation is much more cost-effective than internal R&D Story: Larry Huston, formerly Innovation Officer at Procter & Gamble, spoke at the World Innovation Forum on June 8, 2011. Huston praised open innovation as a way for big companies to speed their innovation and time to market. Huston said that open innovation efforts give companies a 2x return compared ...

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