What do the best innovation programs have in common?

2017/04/19

An in-house innovation program is becoming a common fixture in the most competitive organizations. However, in a recessed economy, these research & development programs can sometimes get eliminated,…

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How to succeed in digital transformation

2017/04/10

I would like to invite you to walk across the “Valley of Tech Death” – a technology wasteland where many businesses have poured millions of dollars, culled irreplaceable…

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Executing on Innovation – The Required Key Ingredients

2017/01/24

Innovation: We all have seen the biggest, most successful companies talk about it and share their success stories. We have read about it in the latest business journals…

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Top 20 Most Influential Innovation Blogs from 2016

2017/01/13

Over the past few weeks we have done the analysis of all of the big innovation bloggers to find evidence of who really are the best innovation bloggers…

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Industry 4.0 and the Internet-of-Things (IoT): Learning from the German Chemical Industry

2017/01/13

The keyword “Industry 4.0” is no longer an empty cliché or a black box; it is currently probably the most important topic within the German economy. Not only…

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Dichotomy of Intelligence – a thorny journey towards human-level intelligence

2016/11/18

People have long speculated the vision on machines with human-level intelligent capability, and tons of scientists have dedicated themselves on this mission. Remarkable progress has bene made along…

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[Guest article] What is stopping open innovation?

2016/10/10

Open Innovation has come of age.  It has become a mainstream activity in most leading companies. It is now established as corporate best practice with many successes. Eminent…

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Innovation in mature industries: the need for developing an entrepreneurial mindset

2016/06/17

When thinking of innovation, many people typically consider technological innovation in dynamic industries. In particular, tech companies from the Silicon Valley are mentioned by many managers when talking…

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Attitudes to innovation: Fighting ‘passive consumerism’ in the implementation of innovation projects

2016/02/26

Innovation is essential to enable companies to achieve a real advantage. Undoubtedly, there is much talk about innovation and change, but when it comes to actually implementing real…

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Innovation is key to Turkey’s long-term economic success and growth

2016/01/14

In several years over the past decade, Turkey has witnessed an impressive economic development. Several industries have evolved dynamically, and some large companies are increasingly successful on global…

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The car as a data hunter: CES 2016 in Las Vegas

2016/01/11

CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, is a globally recognized electronics and technology trade show, which is held in January each year at the Convention Center in Las Vegas,…

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Innovating in logistics services: five key insights for success

2015/11/18

Innovation is often associated with high-technology industries. Manufacturing companies in these industries, such as electronics, biopharmaceuticals or medical equipment, develop completely new products which considerably advance the state-of-the-art….

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A dialogue with innovation promoters.

2015/10/13

Innovations of new products or business models often appear as start-ups in the market. How do banks and investors see the issue of innovations? In corporations, innovation projects…

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Promoting Real Innovation at Volkswagen: Jump to the Next Curve or Die!

2015/10/06

Volkswagen experiences the worst crisis of its history, and the long-term consequences of the emission scandal are still unclear. The company has reacted already, and the new CEO…

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Volkswagen’s EPA disaster in the USA: emission manipulation scandal instead of innovation for growth?

2015/09/21

The Volkswagen AG currently faces penalties of up to $18 billion after it was accused of using particular software applications for diesel-powered cars that limit toxic emissions in…

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New mobility and connectivity trends at IAA Cars 2015 in Frankfurt.

2015/09/16

Before the official start of the automotive exhibition IAA Cars 2015 in Frankfurt on Thursday, September 17, a group of four experts of ILI CONSULTING AG visited the…

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Innoboard’s emphasis and place among the top innovation blogs

2015/09/09

We have recently transformed our innovation blog Innoboard.de. Until 2014, we had developed the blog to a leading innovation blog in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland with many contributions in…

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“The doomsday for traditional banking“

2015/07/02

Being a banker used to mean something. Now, the future for traditional banks looks gloomy for numerous reasons: social networks, low interest rate policies, and government regulations, to…

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10 favorite quotes about Innovation.

2015/06/25

“Innovation has nothing to do with how many R & D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times…

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„Leave the comfort zone!“

2015/03/23

Maturity – one couldn’t be more ambiguous when referring to major and successful corporations, because success today invariably means a decline in willingness to change tomorrow. Weak innovation…

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Jump to the next curve. Or die.

2014/12/03

Earlier, ice was gathered from a frozen lake and transported to the households to cool perishable food. This procedure was possible only in the winter and only near…

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