CNBC series on innovation

"It is one thing to recognize the value of innovation but quite another to make it happen".

Watch the CNBC series in association with IBM on "The business of Innovation," five one-hour episodes deconstructing the issues and challenges facing organizations on the path to innovation.

Too busy to watch it all?

Download podcasts or watch directly the Executive Summaries for:

1. The Human Element (2 min)
2. Innovate or Die (3:30 min)
3. Redefining Innovation (2:30 min)
4. The Responsibility Revolution (3 min)
5. The Execution Plan (3:46 min)

Our "one take away thought" from the invited panelists:
The journalist: "It's all about the people, innovation is everyone's job."
The academic: "Collaboration will be key."
The "provocateur" and the "influencer" agree: "Leadership will be key."
The engineer: "To be a true leader learn how to fail fast."

Books on Innovation

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant
Medici Effect: What Elephants and Epidemics Can Teach Us About Innovation
The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from IDEO
Innovation Nation: How America Is Losing Its Innovation Edge
Making Innovation Work
Open Innovation: Researching a New Paradigm
Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything
Innovation Happens Elsewhere: Open Source as Business Strategy
Creativity & Innovation Management
Other books on innovation

Innovation Initiatives

The Council on Competitiveness on National Innovation Initiative (USA)
The Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (Europe)

Innovation Blogs

Our Blog: Constructive Interference
Our Twitter Feed: Twitter Updates from Amplinovia

Innovation Products