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There is so much happening at the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin that it can feel a bit overwhelming. Last year we found that it was similar to a giant brainstorming session. This year it seemed like a mini version of the Consumer Electronics Show...read more
To foster innovation, executives need to be responsive as well as decisive. At a time when “having no life is the new aspirational lifestyle,” as Harvard Business School Working Knowledge recently reported, Spencer Rascoff is marching proudly in the opposite...read more
Our Vertical Innovation™ process relies heavily on market and consumer research — not just at the outset, but throughout the project. Members of our in-house Insights team — Amanda Beacher, Stephanie Malafarina and Stacey Sullivan — have more than 60 years’ experience...read more
Want to disrupt markets? Start by disrupting yourself. The “Eureka!” moment is a real thing, but it’s widely misunderstood. Inspiration rarely strikes out of the clear blue, and sudden ideas are never fully formed. Work precedes and follows. “Creative collisions,”...read more
The annual Consumer Electronics Show is so vast that everyone who attends can come away with different impressions about what emerging technologies will most shape markets, and the world, in the coming year. In January 2016, we were most impressed with the stunning...read more
By Bill Nottingham Last month I attended an MIT Sloan Executive Education program called “Building Game-Changing Organizations: Aligning Purpose, Performance and People” led by Senior Lecturer Douglas Ready. Much of what I heard reminded me of how we operate at...read more