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 …

Digital Transformation: Quo vadis, corporate innovation management? (Part 1)

True’ Digital Transformation, i.e. Digital Transformation for growth, provides a huge opportunity for corporate innovation – but also a large number of challenges. We are exploring how corporate innovation management (Note: In this post we understand ‘corporate innovation management’ to be a corporate function and/or the management process) should move ahead. This first part deals with new opportunities that corporate …

Digital Transformation in Process Industries: The growth catalyst

As you may have noticed we have started a peer group process with leading firms from the Process Industries. These companies explore what comes after the obvious first steps in Digital Transformation which are operational excellence (smart plants with predictive maintenance and remote controlling, smart supply chains, increasing management capabilities via real-time insights into KPIs and improving the predictability of future …

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, Health&Nutrition, Oils&Additives, Food, Dairy, Beverage and Life Science industries are lining up for participation – which we think …

What Digital Transformation really means: Participate in our Peer Group study

Digital Transformation has become a hot business topic. While executives need answers to prevent an expensive miss-fire, the Digital narrative is stuck in buzzword territory. Much has been written on the “WHY?” of Digital Transformation. The missing part of this story is the “WHAT?” and “HOW?” of Digital Transformation. High-level statistics show the state of thinking, however they are short on actionable insights. …