Category Archives: Innovation Lessons

Lines of Innovation – Part 1

First of a two-part series: "Because of the numerous examples of lines in innovation, these provide important lessons for the modern innovation practitioner."

Moroccan Innovation

Morocco is a land that has mystified and enchanted travelers for ages.  Situated between the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlas Mountains, and the Sahara Desert, Morocco is a place of geographic and cultural diversity, situated at the confluence of civilizations.  Morocco has absorbed the influence of the native Berber and other North African tribes, Arabs from ...

What a Decade of Innovation Teaches Us

After more than a decade of doing innovation work, there are some simple truths I'd like to impart. None of them are especially shocking, but for some reason, they need constant reinforcement. Almost every new innovation activity seems destined to experience some, if not all, of the same challenges and traps that previous innovation programs encountered, so it behooves us to document and illustrate these simple roadblocks if possible, to improve innovation outcomes and help companies just starting out to avoid some pitfalls.