How can product managers help their organizations innovate in a way that will appeal to customers? Co-create with your customers. It is frequent advice, but how do you really accomplish it? To find out, I discussed the topic with the author of Innovation Wars: Driving Successful Corporate Innovation Programs. It’s an authoritative guidebook for innovators ...
An interesting thing happens in successful companies. They tend to focus on what made them successful and over time actually drive out innovation and instead develop a resistance to risk-taking. Known as the “incumbent’s curse,” examples are easily found, such as Kodak, Research in Motion, Sony, and Hewlett Packard. Find a large company and chances are high that... Continue reading
While serial innovators bring their organization benefits, they too frequently are not valued and even seen as trouble makers. Continue reading
Chad McAllister interviews Jeff Honious, the VP of Innovation at the RELX Group, about creating an innovation group in a large organization. Continue reading