How can you keep a new idea -- the combination of a technology and a consumer need -- from being killed prematurely? This usually...
The Innovation Nightmare is spending years and millions to build and perfect a product or service that people don’t need or want. Ensuring new product success is the Holy Grail for new product developers. Yet for all the research and the real progress we have...Read more
Organizational ambidexterity is what Jansen calls for in his substantial body of work around exploratory and exploitative innovation. His is a call for companies to develop the ability to pursue both of these types of innovation simultaneously. We believe that it is crucial to a company’s survival to do as he says. Exploitative...Read more
Q: Our new team lead has asked me to look into what other organizations call their ‘fuzzy front end'. A portion of her inquiry is a desire to rename the group into something more meaningful, better tied to other organizations’ vernacular and perhaps even have a cool...Read more