7 Places To Look For Innovation Insights

“The main thing that has caused companies to fail, in my view, is that they missed the future.” - Larry Page

Innovation is not only confined to newest technologies or R&D. It is a process crucial to every business; it’s an initiative that can solve complex problems, as well as help to take advantage of emerging opportunities.

Businesses that fail to innovate, are operating inefficiently and will be at risk of losing their competitive advantage. The CEO’s are fully aware of it, in fact 97% of them say that innovation is a top priority for their business (PwC Pulse Survey). It is included in strategies, talked about during numerous meetings— but often the priority gets lost amongst daily operations. In effect, innovation is a difficult process to jumpstart, execute and follow through.

We believe that solid knowledge requires continuous discovery and innovation requires continuous inspiration. We have draw up a toolbox that guides businesses on where and how to look for innovation, along with inspiration that comes from real insights, solutions coming from an actual “need,” and that respond to different external or internal factors.

Building on an excellent article from Harvard Business Review, we have elaborated on the basic principles to make it more actionable and easier for businesses to execute on.

7 Places To Look For Innovation Insights

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The New Normal.

The COVID-19 outbreak is a new global reality that arrived fast and unexpectly, resulting in the birth of completely unfamiliar business context. With the beginning of the new calendar and fiscal years, businesses have seen their plans for 2020 become obsolete over the course of a few weeks. Undoubtedly as part of immediate crisis management, business leaders are coping with today but also revising plans, projections and priorities for what many are calling the ‘New Normal’.