How Failing to Innovate Affects the Market Cap of Enterprises

Enterprises don't need to fear disrupters, but the disruption in the capital market A growing number of enterprises feel the headwind from capital markets. Up and coming businesses get valuations far above conventional businesses that may…

BlueCallom Equation Introduction – Value of Innovation

Calculating the value of an innovation One of our early objectives was to easily describe the value of our work. It is not easy as Innovation has so many moving parts and the fact that enterprises around the world are feverishly trying to find…

Why Pursue Open Innovation?

Open innovation is a frequently-used term that brings a variety of imagery to mind: collaboration, intellectual property, startups, and co-creation. But most importantly, it involves “combining internal and external ideas” to bring new business…

10 Things that Change with Neuro Innovation

Neuro Innovation - How ideas get created Neuroscience had the single biggest impact on our modern understanding of innovation, in particular Neuro Innovation. One key aspect is the realization that ideas don’t come randomly and there are…
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4 Strategies to Foster an Innovative Work Environment

What can be done to make your organization more innovative? The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the rules for conducting business. Now more than ever, innovative behavior is one of the essential characteristics that a company needs to develop…

The End of Brainstorming – Beginning of a New Era

The end of brainstorming - it never led to groundbreaking innovation. This post was inspired by a direct question for me on Quora. Over a year ago, I was asked a similar question. Question: "How do successful companies manage the influx of…

7 Most Counter-intuitive Innovation Traps

In a recent research project, interviewing or discussing the entire innovation process in mid-market to global enterprises,  we found a high concentration in 7 areas of counter-intuitive behavior or innovation traps. We have been aware of 5…

Big Five Innovation Types

Innovation is an extremely counterintuitive business. For most people outside the innovation space, Innovation means radically new or significantly improved products. Interestingly enough, product innovation is the least successful model.…

Neuro Ideation – Step by Step

Intelligent Neuro Ideation When understanding how our mind composes and processes ideas, we must ask how we can leverage those cognitive abilities, control them, influence them, and improve our thinking skills? The Neuro Ideation method is…

Why do we think so boring LINEAR?

During school and later in business 90%+ of humans become unknowingly and with no bad intention from others an ever more linear thinker. Everything - and I mean everything - is structured in the next 3, 5, 10 steps to do this or that. Moreover,…