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New HBS Study Highlights Innovation Challenges and Opportunities in the Boardroom

opportunities in the boardroom

Innovation must come from both bottom-up and top-down. “Disruption” is so commonplace a word that you practically expect your local preschool to promise to disrupt traditional childcare paradigms. Given this, you’d think that the boards of major companies would be working overtime to put innovation strategy front and center. Yet, a Harvard Business Review survey of … Continued

The Complex Relationship Between Innovation and Risk

Relationship Between Innovation and Risk

Risk vs. reward can be a hard thing to balance. All of business, it has been argued, boils down to weighing the likely rewards of a decision against the likely risk. The problem with any innovation strategy is that, at some point, innovation runs into this equation. Any innovation, to some degree, is a risk. … Continued

5 Valuable Innovation Lessons Companies can Learn from Google

Innovation Lessons from Google

Google didn’t put the world at a fingertip without innovation. Is there a company that more perfectly defines modern life than Google? What was once a tiny search engine company is now one of the vastest corporations on the planet, offering information about everything from how to get to a new city to the best … Continued

Net Neutrality and its Impact on Innovation

Net Neutrality

In today’s technologically advanced society, the Internet is a vital resource for start-ups and established businesses alike when it comes to driving innovation. From finding new ideas to testing prototypes, the Internet provides a vast multimedia platform through which companies can innovate on a global scale. However, in recent months the topic of ‘net neutrality’ … Continued

Is There Such a Thing As a Bad Idea in Innovation?

Bad Idea in Innovation

Is there ever such a thing as a truly bad idea? Does anybody really believe that there are no bad ideas? After all, the Darwin Awards feature, for example, a thief who thinks nothing of resting a metal ladder on power cables before attaching jumper cables to them to try and restore power to his … Continued