“The acceleration of innovation and the velocity of disruption are hard to comprehend or anticipate, even for the best connected and most well informed.”

2017/04/18

Innoboard: There is no universal definition of innovation. Every organization and every department perceive it differently. In your opinion, what characterizes innovation at international institutions that focus on…

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“The best way to predict the future is to shape it.“

2017/03/21

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition for innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How would you define innovation at ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE and maxdome GmbH? Thomas…

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“AI is best delivered as service because there is always something that needs special adjustment.”

2017/01/27

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it and react differently. How would you define innovation as Chief Technology Officer at Fujitsu…

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“IT is collaborator and driver – we partake early in the blossoming of new ideas, as most have a digital root.”

2016/12/22

There is no consistent definition of digitization. Every industry and every department perceive it and react differently. What does digitization mean to the Miles & More GmbH? Ralf Gernhold: Digitization…

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“First of all we need to create awareness of the advance of digitization.”

2016/12/13

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of digitization. Every industry and every department perceive it and react differently. What does digitization mean for Mercedes-Benz Accessories GmbH? Andrea Finkbeiner-Müller: Up…

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“We have to work with the technology of today and tomorrow to deliver our guests a great experience.”

2016/11/02

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of digitization. Every industry and every department perceive it and react differently. What does digitization mean for MackMedia and the well-known Europa-Park…

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“Artificial intelligence is an important component of digital transformation.”

2016/10/07

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of digitization. Every industry and every department perceive it and react differently. How would you define digitization with respect to your industry? Michael…

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“Our business model is not competition but an extension to public transport or to station-based carsharing companies.”

2016/07/04

There is no consistent definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How do you define innovation at DriveNow in your position as Managing Director? Nowadays,…

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“New technologies change the competitive landscape.”

2016/06/13
Moncef Tanfour, Leader Innovation and Intellectual Property Management, Terex Corporation

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of innovation. In an industrial context, how would you define “innovation”? And, how does the “innovation management” function support innovation and growth? …

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“My vision is to enable entrepreneurship by serving up connections.”

2016/06/06

Innoboard: How do you define innovation at ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE in your position as Strategy & Innovation Officer? Herby Marchetti: What is the result of focus, execution, and…

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“Innovation is about decision making, being courageous and investing in something new.”

2016/04/21

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How do you define innovation at Merck in your role as ‘Director…

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“Innovation is about people and comes from people.“

2016/01/28

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How would you define innovation with respect to Anton Paar GmbH?  Dr….

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“Innovation breaks through the conventional method, enables a new market to exist, and generates a new flow of value for the customer as well as for the company”

2015/12/18

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of innovation. Every industry and every department has its own definition. How would you define innovation as a Manager for Strategic Marketing in…

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“Innovation is key to achieving a real advantage in logistics and supply chain.”

2015/11/20
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Innoboard: How important is innovation in the area of logistics and supply chain?  Dr. Serhan Ili: That’s a good question with a short answer: very important! Let me…

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“It’s the things I don’t expect that inspire me the most.”

2015/11/19
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Innoboard: There is no consistent definition for innovation. Every industry and every department has their own definition. How do you define innovation at Volvo?  Aric Dromi: It’s all about…

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To disrupt or not – thoughts on ambidexterity, blitzscaling and business model innovation.

2015/11/04

Innoboard: There is no generally accepted definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How do you define innovation? Antonio Fonduca: For me innovation is about…

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“You have to disrupt yourself, before someone disrupts you.”

2015/10/27
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Innoboard: What was the biggest challenge when you transformed your business model from an ‘ordinary’ service to the “game changing” streaming service we use today? Marc Randolph: When…

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“At BASF, all employees should introduce ideas.”

2015/10/13
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Innoboard: There is no generally accepted definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How do you define innovation?  Dr. Weber: Technically, the definition of…

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“Innovation is the heart of TE“

2015/05/26
Monika Kuklok TE Connectivity

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition for innovation. Every industry and every department has their own definition. How do you define innovation at TE?  Monika Kuklok: First, innovation…

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Don’t manipulate – innovate!

2015/09/24
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An expert interview about Volkswagen’s emission scandal and Winterkorn’s resignation: Don’t manipulate – innovate! The emission manipulation scandal at Volkswagen AG has substantially broadened over the past days….

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Innovation Management at Ford

2015/06/25
Markus Noelle - Elektromobilität, Geschäftsmodellinnovation, Innovationsimpulse, Innovationsmanagement, Innovationsprozess, Innovationsstrategie, Markus Noelle, Technologieführerschaft

Innoboard: Mr. Noelle, as Technology Planning Manager at Ford, you are working at the forefront in developing new product features for volume vehicles. Why is systematic innovation management…

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Is there innovation in design?

2015/01/22
Pinky Lai - Automotive, Innovation Design, Mega Trends, Open Innovation, Radical Innovation, Technology

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition for innovation. Every industry and every department has their own definition. How would you define innovation with respect to your work? Pinky Lai: The word…

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“Permanently question the existing.”

2014/10/29
Manfred Mitreiter - Geschäftsmodellinnovation, Geschäftsfeldentwicklung, Trendscouting, Technologiescouting

Innoboard: There is no generally applicable definition of innovation. Every industry and every department conceives it differently. How do you define innovation? Manfred Mitreiter: To me, innovation does…

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“Retailers should combine the potential of over-the-counter business and digital technology.”

2016/03/26
Uwe Seidel - Innovation, Einzelhandel, Disruptive Technologies

To be successful today, retailers should combine the potential of over-the-counter business and digital technology, recommends Uwe Seidel, CEO of management consultancy Dr. Lademann & Partner.

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