Scaling-Up: Crossing the internal chasm in corporate innovation

(This article was co-written with Dr. Ralph-Christian Ohr from Dual Innovation) The race is on for companies to find big, explorative or even “disruptive” innovation ideas. ‘Disrupt yourself or someone else will’, it has been said. Almost every company shifts into overdrive to create ‘smart’ products, to turn a product business into a service business, to create new business models …

Intrapreneurs work on the scale-up problem at #IntraCnf

So, your company has an Innovation Center / Digital Lab / Incubator / Accelerator etc.? And you’ve got those validated big, disruptive / Digital concepts? Good. But here’s the question: If you are not satisfied, you are in good company. Many companies face this what we cal the ‘scale-up problem’. The solution will be an important cornerstone of future, dual …

Tackling the “Scaling-up” problem

Last September, Dr. Ralph-Christian Ohr and we launched a new initiative „SCALING UP: From Corporate Startup to Innovation Impact“. We have been overwhelmed by the huge resonance on this since then. Many corporate practitioners have felt addressed by our call. Up to now, most of them have joined up with us to collaborate on this – still mostly uncovered – …

Digital Transformation: Quo vadis, corporate innovation management? (Part 2)

“Digital Transformation for growth” provides a huge opportunity for corporate innovation – but also many challenges. We are exploring how corporate innovation management should move ahead (Note: In this post, we understand ‘corporate innovation management’ to be a corporate function and/or the management process). The first part of this article was about new opportunities that corporate innovation management needs to …