Innovation Grand Challenge Winners Showcase Diversity of Digital Solutions for Industry and Government
Amid more than 50,000 global innovators at this week’s Web Summit in Lisbon, three emerged victorious in our third annual Innovation Grand Challenge.
Let’s Co-Innovate the Next Big Thing Next Week at Web Summit
Next week, about 50,000 innovators will be abuzz with new ideas as they converge in Lisbon, Portugal for Europe’s most spectacular technology marketplace. It is the annual Web Summit, Nov. 7-10. Innovation leaders from around the world at Fortune 500 companies, startups, venture capital firms, academia, government and other fields will network on how to […]
Six Digital Disruptors Emerge as Finalists in Global Innovation Grand Challenge 2016
Six superstar startups rose to the top of the Innovation Grand Challenge_Ski Solution competition launched last May.
Building Blocks to Create Your Own Successful Internal Innovation Programs
Since I started this blog series about corporate innovation and intrapreneurship, readers often ask which of my nine building blocks is most essential to mobilize an innovation disruption across an entire company. Which is the cornerstone? Which carries the most weight? Which is most disruptive? Which impacts cultural transformation? Which turns employees into entrepreneurs? My […]
Building Blocks for Your Own Innovation Disruption (Part 3)
Are you ready? It’s time to complete the foundation and launch your own innovation disruption—companywide. This is the last of my three-part series. I lay out the final three building blocks needed to shake up bureaucracies and turn them into startup-like cultures. To transform employees into entrepreneurs. To fire up innovation. And to jumpstart disruptive, […]
15 Digital Disruptors: Announcing this year’s Innovation Grand Challenge Semifinalists
Cisco proudly announces 15 Semi-finalists of the Innovation Grand Challenge
Pokémon Go: 5 Innovation Lessons from this Augmented Reality Check
Whether Pokémon Go is a fad or new franchise, the social phenomenon shows how to spot, adapt, and lead market transitions.
Interview w/ Alex Goryachev, the Mastermind behind Cisco’s Grandest Innovation Challenge
NOTE: The conversation below on how to ignite innovation first appeared on the web site of TeskaLabs, a Europe-based security startup selected to join the IDEALondon program, powered by Cisco, DJ Thomson and University College of London. A big thanks to Cindy Dam, TeskaLab’s marketing and community manager, for permission to re-post her Q&A blog. […]
Building Blocks for an Innovation Disruption (Part 2)
Thomas Edison once said, “Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.” Yet even today, when there’s never been a better time to innovate, many still believe that all you need is the next brilliant idea to disrupt markets. Wrong. In today’s digital world, innovation takes as much perspiration, preparation and process as ever. […]