The Innovation Matrix – A tool to define the Innovation Strategy that best fits your company

Over the past 9 years, Board of Innovation has supported many large organizations in designing and executing a wide range of innovation initiatives. Now, navigating through all these different formats is not always easy. Multiple times, we’ve been asked by innovation managers questions like ‘What is the best innovation initiative for our organization?’ or ‘How do others

Embracing Agile

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by Darrell K. Rigby , Jeff Sutherland and Hirotaka Takeuchi – From the May 2016 Issue

Agile innovation methods have revolutionized information technology. Over the past 25 to 30 years they have greatly increased success rates in software development, improved quality and speed to market, and boosted the motivation and productivity of IT teams.

Now agile methodologies—which involve new

The promise of digital therapeutics

By Austin Hackett, Amy Hung, Olivier Leclerc, and Sri Velamoor March 31, 2020

Investments in digital-therapeutics companies in the United States have grown, on average, by 40 percent a year over the past seven years. What lies ahead for this fast-moving sector?

The Promise of Digital Therapeutics conference was hosted by McKinsey and Digital Therapeutics Alliance, a US-based not-for-profit

What Clayton Christensen Taught Me

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Clayton Christensen changed my life.

I first walked into Clay’s office a decade ago, when I was the editor of Harvard Business Review and in search of an extra article to help fill out a pending double issue of the magazine. It was the spring of

10 Questions for Executives in Uncertain Times

By Scott D. Anthony and David S. Duncan

People often asked Innosight co-founder and Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen to give his opinion about various industry developments. No matter what industry, no matter what context, he would always start by saying, “I don’t have an opinion. Theories have opinions.” The word theory, used in this general sense,

Innovation Strategy – What is it and how to develop one?

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Dec 28, 2018by Julia Kylliäinen


Strategy is about making choices between a number of feasible options to have the best chance at “winning”, and innovation is just one of the means to achieve your strategic goals.

Without a good one, it’s actually quite difficult to achieve long-term success and orient your business for speed in order to secure

Catalyzing the growth of the impact economy


December 5, 2018   By David Fine, Hugo Hickson, Vivek Pandit, and Philip Tuinenburg

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A mature impact economy would help power economic growth while solving global social and environmental challenges. Here’s what it will take to accelerate the impact economy’s development.
Since the term “impact investment” was introduced in 2007, the field of impact investing has

How Raspberry Pi plans to conquer the world with £35 computers


The Raspberry Pi started out as a device to get more people involved in computer science. But is has quickly outgrown its beginnings and now its creator, Eben Upton, is set on bringing the cheap device to the rest of the world

25 Jun 2019

Seven years ago, the number of applications to study computing science

The One Good Thing Caused by COVID-19: Innovation

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07 MAY 2020|by Hong Luo and Alberto Galasso 

Hong Luo and Alberto Galasso see risk-mitigating innovation everywhere the virus spreads

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly influenced the lives of most people on the planet. It has changed daily activities; something as simple as a walk in the park is perceived very differently now.

When to Apply Agile? Meet the Cynefin Framework

Extra bonus: Complexity, Cynefin, and Agile

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One of the questions I often hear as an Agile Transformation coach is “When to Apply Agile?”, this is usually closely followed by “Agile doesn’t fit everywhere right?”. I used to feel that Agile practices can fit almost every situation and that Agile applies everywhere, however,