“Corporates need to understand why they need to work with startups before they embark doing so.”

2017/05/05

Innoboard: You worked both with big companies as well as startups for many years. In your opinion, how differs the understanding of innovation between these two kinds of…

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“The final goal is not just to digitize the banking business – we rather want to shape banking in a digital world.”

2017/03/03

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How would you define innovation at “Quartier Zukunft” at Deutsche Bank?  Nadin…

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“A lot of innovations require the use of technology to enable it, however, one should not confuse the use of new technologies as something innovative.”

2017/02/07

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. What does innovation mean with respect to the oil and gas industry?…

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“Innovation is complex, although we strive to simplify it in multiple ways.”

2017/02/03

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How do you define innovation? Paul Hobcraft: We all fall into the trap of offering a…

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“Innovation is not limited to certain categories. Change needs to happen everywhere!”

2016/12/09

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition for innovation. Each industry and each department perceives it differently. How do you define innovation at Swisscom? Egon Steinkasserer: We, at Swisscom, define ‘innovation’…

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“Our ‘Hooray’ coefficient makes innovations measurable.”

2016/06/27

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition for innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How would you define innovation with respect to your industry and Deutsche…

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“Key to be an innovative company is the interest and motivation of all employees.”

2016/06/20

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition for innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How do you define innovation at Condair?  Robert Merki: Condair is active as…

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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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“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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“As banal as it sounds, many businesses do not know their customers nor understand their user´s needs.”

2016/01/15

Innoboard: There is no generally accepted definition of innovation. Every industry and every department perceive it differently. How do you define innovation?  Michael Heimrich: A common definition of…

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Innovation: a challenge for the whole company, not just the R&D department.

2015/12/10
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Innoboard: There is no universally agreed definition of innovation: every sector and department defines the term differently. How does the LEONI Wiring Systems Division define innovation? At LEONI,…

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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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“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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“Innovation is an idea which becomes real“

2015/08/26

Innoboard: There is no consistent definition for innovation. Every industry and every department has its own definition. How do you define innovation at Airbus Defence and Space? Hélène…

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“For us business model innovation is significant.”

2015/07/01
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Innoboard: There is no consistent definition of innovation. Every industry and every department has their own definition. How do you define innovation with respect to the industry of building…

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“Sustainability and innovation are not mutually exclusive.”

2015/06/29
Dr. Edgar Endlein - Innovationsimpulse, Innovationskultur, Innovationstreiber, Nachhaltigkeit, Open Innovation, Produktinnovation

Innoboard: How does a company like Werner & Mertz GmbH hold its own against large corporations such as Procter & Gamble and Beiersdorf?

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Innovation Excellence at Siemens

2015/06/09
Christian Frey - Disruptive Innovation, Geschäftsmodell, Ideengenerierung, Innovationsimpulse, Kompetenzentwicklung, Mega Trends, Technology, Vorentwicklung

Innoboard: Mr. Frey, you lead the innovation team of the Fire Safety and Security Business Unit for Siemens Building Technologies in Zug (Switzerland). How do safety and innovation…

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Innovating for a better world!

2015/02/19
Dr. Christoph Kuen - ABB

Innoboard: There is no generally applicable definition of innovation. Every industry and every department conceive it differently. How do you define innovation at ABB? Dr. Kuen: We speak…

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“Without courage, vision, and perseverance, innovation is hardly feasible.”

2014/07/29
Armin Czeppel - Open Innovation, Changeprozess, Changemanagement, Innovationsfähigkeit, Entrepreneurship

Innoboard: Innovation often fails due to insufficient communication. Why do companies fail when introducing open innovation in the organization? Armin Czeppel: There is a difficult change process backing…

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“The attitude to try something new is always maintained”

2014/06/30
Dr. Martin Meggle - Geschäftsmodellinnovationen, Prozessinnovation, Produktinnovation, Ideengenerierung, Open Innovation

If a competitor introduces a new product to the market earlier on, it may be advantageous, explains Dr. Martin Meggle, Head of Development of the household appliances manufacturer…

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