It’s Time to Compete on Interoperability Innovation

It’s Time to Compete On Interoperability Innovation: Apple, Microsoft, Google, Listen Up!   The following article was written by Andrew Stein, President of Pervasive Strategy Group.  Andrew is a Chief Strategy, Marketing & Sales Operations Executive.  He is a champion of pervasive strategy through fearless marketing to drive sales.  He helps market-driven companies transform into…

Innovation, Benchmarking & the 5 Stages of Grieving

Innovation, Benchmarking & the 5 Stages of Grieving 92% of executives surveyed as part of the “GE Global Innovation Barometer 2012” agreed that innovation is the main lever to create a more competitive economy. Steven Johnson identifies 7 key principles that are a catalyst for innovation in his book “Where Good Ideas Come From”, 2…

Creating a Culture of Innovation

Creating a Culture of Innovation Creating a culture of innovation is not a mysterious process whereby creativity and practicality magically merge. Nor is it something that can be created via organization charts or suggestion boxes. Creating a culture of innovation requires thought, effort, a high tolerance for change and risk, and the ability to combine…

What is a Culture of Innovation?

What is a Culture of Innovation? A culture of innovation is a culture of controlled chaos. We generally define “innovation” by its results: new products or services that can be brought to market. But the process by which successful innovation occurs is a delicate balancing of individual and group, of stray thoughts and methodical planning.…

Does Success Kill Innovation?

Does Success Kill Innovation? Economies of scale as a condition of success is a business maxim. We look for efficiencies and the opportunity to cut costs or spread them over a wider base. We seek the leverage that size brings, the power to overwhelmingly position ourselves in the marketplace and against competitors. Every entrepreneur’s dream…