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Scaling-Up: The foundation

Scaling-Up: The foundation

This is the first part of a two-part lead article, co-written with Dr. Ralph-Christian Ohr. The - in the truest sense of words - 'billion-dollar-question' we are addressing is:How can companies generate more business impact from non-incremental innovation? The...

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Curious 2018: An interview with Dr. Ulrich Betz

Curious 2018: An interview with Dr. Ulrich Betz

Curious 2018 was this year’s global flagship conference on Future Insight and the role of Science and Technology in addressing some of world’s biggest problems. The conference will be repeated in the coming years. More than 1,300 participants came to this independent...

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Scaling-Up: Results from our Peer Group work

Scaling-Up: Results from our Peer Group work

This article was co-written with Dr.Ralph-Christian Ohr As you may have noticed (see e.g. HERE ) we have assembled a Peer Group of more than 10 premier European companies across various industries. Together with BP, Robert Bosch, Continental,...

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Interview: Balancing exploitation and exploration

Interview: Balancing exploitation and exploration

As you may have noticed, Paul Hobcraft interviewed Frank Mattes for the upcoming Innovators Handbook 2018 on how to manage incremental / exploitative innovation concurrently with radical, breakthrough, disruptive / explorative innovation. If you are interested: The...

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Scaling-Up: Crossing the internal chasm in corporate innovation

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...

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Intrapreneurs work on the scale-up problem at #IntraCnf

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: [inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix="null"]How many of your corporate...

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Tackling the “Scaling-up” problem

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...

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Digital Transformation: Disrupting your business model

As we have pointed out in earlier posts we are forming a peer group process with Process Industries VPs from Innovation, Marketing and Sales within larger companies: “Digital Transformation – What it really means at the VP level”. Companies from Chemicals, Paints,...

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