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Best Innovation Contests: Innompic Games

 

Business e-Coach Innompic Games

Innompic Games is an ideal example of radical innovations.

Innompics are to make huge positive global impact for centuries ahead. It is a civilizational breakthrough that helps create breakthrough innovations and celebrates the smartest disruptive innovators... More

Business e-Coach Simulation Game "Innoball"

Innoball ('Innovation Brainball' or 'Innovation Football') is a breakthrough innovation that helps create breakthrough innovations.

Innoball is a simulation game that helps disruptive innovators achieve great success in the real world. It helps you to:

Innoball Success Story - how to build stronger venture, radical innovation, simulation game

 

   

Examples

Innompic Games

Civilizational Breakthrough  ●  Creation Show    Torch Relay

GE's Digital X-ray Project as a Football Game    GE's: Venture Investing

Corning's In-Company Ventures  >>  Culture  >>  5 NPD Steps

Thermo Electron's Spinouts    Nortel's Investing through Venture Capital Firms

   

Case Studies 3M

Source: Every Business Is a Growth Business, Ram Charan and Noel Trichy

Many companies have seemingly done well thinking from the inside out. 3M achieved legendary success as an innovator by giving its people room to develop their ideas in quasi-entrepreneurial fashion. For years, it ranked among the leaders of FORTUNE's list of most admired companies. But during the first half of of the 90s, 3M grew its top line less than 4% despite the brilliance of its entrepreneurial technologists. There wasn't enough feedback from the marketplace – missing were the insight into the customer's mind, and the intuitive observations about needs that could have translated inventiveness into powerful growth. In late 90s, new leadership got the company back on track with outside-in growth initiatives.

 

 

Case Studies Toshiba

Toshiba’s approach is to develop strategic alliances with different partners for different technologies because a single company cannot dominate any technology or business by itself... More

Case Studies Charles Schwab

Dave Pottruck, co-CEO of Charles Schwab, says that most of Schwab's huge innovations Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book  have come from asking customers questions:

  • What can we do better?

  • How can we make your life easier?

  • What new service or product would you like to see us offering?... More

7 Routes To High Profits

 

  

Joke: "Three Legged Chicken" – a Radical Innovation Project

This joke reveals unforeseen technical uncertainties of a radical innovation project.

A man was driving along a freeway when he noticed a chicken running along side his car. He was amazed to see the chicken keeping up with him because he was doing 50 MPH. He accelerated to 60 and the chicken stayed right next to him. He speeded up to 75 MPH and the chicken passed him up. The man noticed the chicken had three legs. So, he followed to chicken down a road and ended up at a farm. He got out of his car and saw that all the chickens had three legs.

He asked the farmer "What's up with these chickens?"

The farmer said "Well, everybody likes chicken legs. I bred a three legged bird. I'm going to be a millionaire." The man asked him how they tasted.

The farmer said "Don't know, haven't caught one yet." 

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