Articles

Below we set out a series of articles on innovation that may help frame your understanding of the topic area:

Why Innovation Matters
by: A.G. Lafley and Ram Charan
In this excerpt from The Game Changer by A.G. Lafley and Ram Charan, find out how innovation has helped companies like P&G develop new markets and stay ahead of the competition. Read More

Small Business Innovation – How To Develop An Innovation Strategy To Set Your Business Apart
by: Connie Ragen Green
Innovation in business is not a new concept. In fact, this is something that has been discussed openly for more than a hundred years.  Read More

Five Barriers to Innovation – and How to Avoid Them
by: Kevin Eikenberry
This process of moving something from idea to reality is usually called innovation. And if you have ever been down this road you know that barriers, resistance, excuses and whining can occur on the innovation journey.  Read More

Biomimicry – Life Imitating Nature
by Elizabeth Richardson
The term Biomimicry comes from the words bios and mimesis. Bios translates to life and mimesis translates to imitate. The science of Biomimicry, according to the Biomimicry Institute is the science of “imitating nature’s processes and designs to solve human problems – sustainably.”  Read More