The innovation machine of the best innovators

frankmattes Advisory, Thought Leadership

In the last article, we suggested that the size of the R&D budget does not guarantee success – that is business financial results – from innovation activities. Clearly, some industries require a large R&D spend, such as in defence or life sciences. But we know that there is something more than only spending that determines outcomes. The components of a …

For innovation power, R&D spend is not enough

frankmattes Advisory, Thought Leadership

In the last article, we explored the problem with managing the so-called fuzzy front-end of the innovation funnel.  It’s a region that is by definition uncertain, but also full of opportunity for companies if they want to really enhance their innovation results. Innovation is on top of the agenda Study after study shows that “innovation” has a premier spot on …