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Evidence-Based Innovation Portfolio Management

From the highest paid person’s opinion to financial projections and scoring models, these are just some of the most common approaches used by executives when making innovation investment allocation or project prioritization decisions. But as you move beyond your core business to evaluate new sources of growth, the traditional financial approaches become increasingly less reliable.  Why?

Innovation is Not About Ideas!

One of the fondest wishes of a CEO is to create an innovation culture. They aspire to lead a vibrant organization, capable of beating the odds of disruption by learning and adapting to a changing world. They invest in innovation competitions, hackathons, ideas schemes, and similar high-participation events. They see the flood of new ideas from employees and customers that results is evidence things are changing, that innovation is happening.

Beating the Odds of Disruption
Beating the Odds of Disruption

Large firms often struggle to prosper in the face of market disruption. Recently, many have adopted Design Thinking and ‘Lean Agile’ techniques, but have these techniques moved the needle towards building disruptive new businesses? Are incumbents any better placed to beat disruption? And, if some are, what can we learn about how they’ve succeeded where others have failed?

Serendipity is one of the most powerful forces in innovation. There are so many great product ideas or sales opportunities that emerge through the power of random chance. However, COVID-19 has radically altered the workplace.


Cash management has been the key focus for management teams in the past two to three months. However, as we move out of the first phase of the crisis, history shows that the smart ones will switch their focus to new sources of gro...

The latest coronavirus outbreak has become an inflection point in corporate culture for many businesses. It is no secret that public policies focused on limited gatherings, travel restrictions, hygiene, and protecting vulnerable g...

Companies across the world are dealing with unprecedented disruption for their employees, customers, and partners due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some companies are using technology innovation to address immediate challenges which m...

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered new levels of cooperation between competitors – so called coopetition.

Coopetition is not new. Businesses already use it to solve complex problems more effectively and spur faster adoption of new...

Innovators have hyped telemedicine for decades, but doctors and insurers didn’t adopt it. Then COVID-19 happened.

American Well’s visit volume is up 250%. Teladoc’s visit volume doubled to 20,000/day. Doctors who refused to try t...

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