Finding Your Place in the Competitive Jungle
It's a jungle out there.
While this simple phrase has been used time and time again to discuss the many obstacles people and companies face, an animal metaphor does describe required innovation actions rather effectively.
Imagine a 2x2 matrix with size on the y-axis and speed on the x-axis. Size can be represented as market share, revenue, or units sold, depending on the context. Speed is the speed of innovation...
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 04/18/2013 at 11:53 am
To Innovate, Find What’s Hiding in Plain Sight
In our last post, we asked the question, "What's the connection between counting squares and innovation?" It turns out, the answer isn't so simple.
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Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 04/03/2013 at 08:24 am
What’s the Connection Between Counting Squares and Innovation?
Take a look at the following figure, and then consider the questions below.
How many squares are there in this picture?
How did you arrive at this number?
What connection (if any) do you see between this exercise and breakthrough innovation?
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Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 04/01/2013 at 08:20 am