It goes without saying that a company’s ability to innovate is tied to its performance. But what does it take to outperform in the long term? This is the question set out in the Boston Consulting Group’s latest report, which ranks the world’s most innovative companies in 2020.
Only by thinking ahead of the curve can companies succeed in 2020. And that involves being open to digital transformation, the fifth element in our guide to succeeding in innovation in the year ahead.
As the information-based world moves exponentially, many companies face the risk of being left behind and becoming obsolete. Drawing inspiration from exponential organisations, we pinpoint the key attributes that make ExOs so extraordinary.
If you are involved in managing innovation for your organisation and you have been set with the task to make this decision, the first question you should ask yourself is: “Do we really need an innovation management software?”. These three questions, related to 3 key dimensions of any innovation management programme, should help.
For the first time, the Exago team is participating in Universo TOTVS, the main stage for business technology in Brazil. The unique event in São Paulo brings together over 3,000 participants and 60 experts and speakers to catch up on the technological innovations that are helping companies become more efficient and grow in the digital age.
Product and brand failures occur on an ongoing basis, to varying degrees. They are part of the process of learning and growing. Innovation management can help organisations coordinate amongst themselves to eliminate challenges and maintain a transparent, company-wide innovation system.
The process of developing a new product – whether it is a tangible, physical good or intangible, like a service, experience or belief – requires a systematic method to launch and commercialise it. NPD typically comprises 7 stages, from the initial idea through to its introduction on the market, and can be aligned with good idea management practices.
What if we could get our people and partners to work and innovate together as one global team towards digital transformation? And to do it seamlessly across functions, regions and job titles? The recent Arthur D. Little report found that one of the most fundamental pillars for digital transformation lies, perhaps unexpectedly, in people’s collective intelligence.
To mark Exago’s 11th anniversary, we have put together pieces of wisdom from our clients, innovation managers, to truly bring innovation together. This is lesson 10.
The telecoms multinational Altice, one of Exago’s longest-standing and most innovative clients, is heading investment in Innovation and Research and Development in Portugal. Between 2015 and 2017, the group devoted over 200 million euros to activities connected to innovation, almost twice as much as the second company featured in a study recently published by the national Directorate-General of Education and Science Statistics.