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, Evonik, Philips, Swisscom, Telefonica, SIX, TÜV Rheinland (and other companies that asked not to be named) we co-created a systematic approach to scaling up validated radical / disruptive …

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 interview is now online HERE.

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 …