Why conventional enterprises fail to innovate

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INNOVATION MARKET DYNAMICS Before starting to innovate, it makes sense to understand the general market dynamics for innovative solutions. For decades, enterprises struggled when their innovative solutions did not take off within 12 to 24 months…

Empowering Enterprises Innovation

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From the 4th Innovation Thought Leader Roundtable Culture development is an ongoing topic that keeps coming back in every roundtable. A lot of progress has been made yet, CULTURE is something that neither can't be created nor changed overnight. Another…

A glimpse into the future of innovation, AI and human ingenuity

Allow me to start the year with a perspective on the future of innovation. Despite everything that went on in the world, BlueCallom had a great 2021 and 2022 started with a big boost. LINEAR VERSUS LATERAL THINKING It is no news that linearly…

Cognitive abilities to groundbreaking innovation

It takes unique cognitive abilities or so-called soft skills or talents to get you to groundbreaking innovation. Talents or Soft Skills matters - in some cases, even more than hard skills. One of those cases is with Innovation Development.…

Innovation Culture

Tackling a main corporate “Innovation Blocker” When we talk about innovation culture, the first thing that comes to mind is a work environment where people can develop their ideas. To hear more about this topic, I would like to share amazing…

Rethinking the Act of Innovation

Most innovation centers failed to genuinely innovate - Now let’s fix it What worked for startups can now also work for enterprises. While the innovation process, purpose, and reasoning should be the same, the leadership structure is very…

Main Innovation Challenges

The business world has gone through a drastic change in the past few years, boosted by the Covid-19 pandemic – a whole new world full of opportunities, changes, and challenges, especially innovation challenges. To be able to reach or to stay…

The Initial Value of an Idea is Zero

You have a new business idea. You are so excited that it quickly becomes your best-kept secret. You get almost paranoid about somebody stealing this great concept that apparently nobody else figured out yet. Now – one day you have to share…
Innovation Flavors

Innovation, its flavors and why they exist

The different innovation flavors and terms are confusing and oftentimes are only used to distract from an inability to innovate. But what is the meaning and how can you focus on genuine innovation. Groundbreaking vs. Disruptive innovation Those…

Building an Innovation Culture

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In this post, we want to go beyond the typical aspects of innovation culture-building. We simply assume you know that innovation is one of the most demanding jobs, and it needs extraordinary talents to make innovation happen. Many aspects of…