A healthy culture can become the inner force driving the transformation of the organization while cultural blockers can prove to be the single point of failure even for well-planned, expensive innovation programs.

“When it comes to innovation, people make a difference. And culture is what unites people through a system of shared values, enabling them to collaborate effectively toward a big purpose. …

A home office desk with laptop, screen and camera

There seems to be a great alternative: Work from Anywhere.

The world is changing dramatically — the pandemic and the subsequent lock-down enforced the rapid adoption of digital technologies bringing a direct impact on core aspects of work and life: education, learning, communicating, shopping, and, most importantly, working.

A special mode of operation for modern, innovative companies.

Excerpt from “The Innovation Mode” (Springer 2020)

Establishing a truly innovative company is difficult — it takes time and requires determination in driving a massive cultural, structural, and technological change. True innovation goes beyond isolated programs, techy labs, hackathons, fancy collaboration spaces, and bold innovation titles. …

22 tough innovation questions answered by 60 thought leaders

I am very excited to announce that a very special project is now live — a project that brings to life a very different innovation book.

The idea is simple, yet fascinating: what if we could ask the best across the globe to answer a fixed set of challenging questions…

22 tough innovation questions answered by 60 leaders: An amazing collection of thoughts from CxOs, academics, technologists, innovation experts, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and start-up founders — across industries and geographies. Get your free copy.

I am very excited to announce that a very special ‘side project’ is now completed — a project that brings to life a very different innovation book.

We call it ’60 LEADERS ON INNOVATION’.

The idea is simple, yet fascinating: what if we could ask the best across the globe…

The key ingredients, the principles, and guidelines on developing a strong culture of innovation.

I recently had the pleasure to answer various interesting questions on innovation and digital transformation for ES_Mobility. …

Η Ελλάδα πραγματοποιεί σημαντικά βήματα σε σχέση με την καινοτομία και την επιχειρηματικότητα — με μία σειρά από αξιόλογες κινήσεις και σχέδια όπως, για παράδειγμα, οι πρωτοβουλίες για την ‘Πολιτεία Καινοτομίας’ στην Αττική και το ‘Τεχνολογικό Πάρκο’ στην Θεσσαλονίκη[1]. Ταυτόχρονα, τα τελευταία χρόνια έχει καταγραφεί σχετική βελτίωση στην βαθμολογία της…

Idea management is an essential innovation process — especially in large, complex organizations. This post presents the key principles that enable companies to ideate and innovate at scale.

To streamline and accelerate innovation, companies need to integrate flexible processes and leverage advanced idea management technologies.

Regardless of the approach (build in-house or leverage a SaaS offering) a good ideation platform should connect in effective ways ‘producers’ and ‘consumers’ of ideas — either within the boundaries of the organization…

This month, in the Innovation Machine: A practical guide on how to empower the Innovation Function of your company during the lockdown. Also, a method to accelerate your ideation processes — by adopting a simple ‘idea model’ — and the key traits of Digital Product Leaders.

Innovation in Times of Crisis

How and why to accelerate innovation in times of crisis. I recently had the opportunity to speak to RGI in their first online innovation summit, where I shared my thoughts on ‘innovation in times of crisis’. …

How and why to accelerate innovation amid the pandemic.

I recently had the pleasure to speak to Really Good Innovation in their first online innovation summit, where I shared my thoughts on ‘innovation in times of crisis’. Here are the summary points — and the actual deck embedded in the following.

Why invest in innovation during times of crisis?

1. To increase your opportunity discovery bandwidth.

The world is changing rapidly and the ability…

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