Entries by Axel Schultze

Rising Vietnam – Part II

This post is the second of two parts, sharing our trip to Vietnam. In Part I we started sharing our experiences with large enterprises and now we want to also talk about the Mid Market development related to Innovation and about our decision to open an office in Vietnam. Vibrant Ho Chi Minh City This […]

Rising Vietnam – Part I

This post is the first of two parts, sharing our trip to Vietnam, the first after Covid, and our impression of how the country continues to rise with nearly two-digit growth rates. It also talks about the fantastic energy corporations put into innovation and how they work in many ways different. Singapore, Vietnam, South Korea, […]

Corporate Innovation Framework Training

Why is the BlueCallom Corporate Innovation Framework such a big deal? We even talk about a breakthrough in innovation management. After all, we fundamentally change the way innovation is conducted. Innovation goals will change when attendees apply the learnings from the Corporate Innovation Framework Training. The C-Level is now involved with an innovation meta-strategy for […]

New Corporate Innovation Framework

For the first time, innovation becomes REPEATABLE & PREDICTABLE Announcement Allow us to open 2023 with another breakthrough in Innovation. In spring of last year, our VP-Products wanted to establish a list of all the supporting know-how to keep a better eye on our long-term product development. A few weeks later, I talked with the […]


Are your quanta already entangled?

I will go slightly off-topic but will connect at the end. I’m talking about the latest and most advanced learning in modern physics. By now, most of us have heard the term Quantum Entanglement as part of quantum physics. It is yet another dramatic shift in our understanding of the universe. But what does it really […]

BlueCallom expands towards East

TO VIET NAM The East is the new west Vietnam has been, in many ways, important for BlueCallom. It was in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), during a conference, where our CEO was asked very specifically, “How do you think? How to create disruptive ideas – Step by Step”. Two years later, in 2020, our […]

Genuine Innovation Examples

Genuine Innovation Examples We analyzed innovative companies and focused on identifying the “Disruptive Moment.” We asked ourselves if it would be possible to achieve similar results through improvements (incremental innovation). We picked Genuine Innovation Examples across different industries, such as Furniture, transportation services, Automotive, satellite communication, financial services, hospitality, and innovation management. To put it […]


How to measure Genuine Innovation?

Pseudo-innovation terms like incremental innovation could only exist because of lacking innovation measurement. The battle between Innovation and Improvement may come to an end. Both are vital for a company’s success, yet they are entirely different. This post builds on the previous post: Genuine innovation versus improvement. Looking at the definition of genuine innovation is […]

Genuine Innovation versus Improvement

Terms like incremental innovation, gradual innovation, or architectural innovation have been coined and used to look like being innovative. Turns out, using those terms is the worst decision one can make. Companies need to be actively improving their existing products and services. AND in today’s time and age, companies need to decide if they want […]


Stop idea hunting for innovation

Stop idea hunting for innovation Creating breakthrough innovation is still the holy grail or even a mystery to most innovation teams. It is perceived as random, serendipity, and accidental. Hoping to get innovative solutions that transforms markets from some magical “ideas,” means waiting for a coincidence, but winning the lottery would have far more chances […]