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HR, from corporate police to champions of LOVE

  • Posted by Cris Beswick
  • On 06/12/2022
For more than a decade now, the fundamental challenge around driving real growth and value from innovation is tied to many companies low focus on organisational design and culture. The design of an organisation and more importantly, how its people contribute, places HR at the centre of the challenge. Sometimes historically referred to as the […]
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Can Audi avoid its Kodak moment?

  • Posted by Cris Beswick
  • On 01/12/2022
Recently Hildegard Wortmann, Audi AGs member of the board of management responsible for Sales & Marketing, said that there is only a 50% chance that Audi will still exist in 10 years. As alarming as this might sound, her perspective is probably rooted in acknowledging that the company cannot adapt quickly to changing customer preferences. […]
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Three Things to Consider When Developing an Innovation Strategy

  • Posted by Dan Toma
  • On 07/11/2022
The traditional approach to developing a business strategy that is carried to innovation strategy development is inconsistent and insufficient to tackle the challenges in the business environment of today, therefore leaders are already seeking alternatives.
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The HB seat at your innovation table

  • Posted by Cris Beswick
  • On 26/09/2022
Who sits at your innovation table? OK, I acknowledge that the answer may vary according to your business sector and size. Hopefully, at least some of the executive team are there, helping to set strategy and vision and sponsor innovation-led transformation. I’m sure you will have one or more innovation leaders or champions sitting in, […]
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Managers drive innovation from the heart.

  • Posted by Cris Beswick
  • On 15/09/2022
This is a piece about and for managers. They could be line managers, middle managers, or team leaders; in a way, the title is immaterial. But in any organisation, these individuals sit at its heart, interpreting the vision, delivering the strategy, and ensuring that the engine runs smoothly, and the business stays on track. You […]
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Why Now? Why Us? A Radically Rational Guide for a Winning Business Strategy

  • Posted by Dan Toma
  • On 10/08/2022
Most corporate strategies, if they are developed well (and from our experience that’s a big IF), are great at giving a direction for a company’s efforts for the foreseeable future. In essence, they are great at explaining where the company is heading and what it wants to achieve.  When Netflix made the transition towards streaming […]
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Five ways to drive innovation from the centre

  • Posted by Cris Beswick
  • On 27/07/2022
Innovation has the potential to thrive in every organisation, no matter how large or small. So why are 55% of businesses not seen as active in innovation? The answer may lie with your middle managers, says Cris Beswick, author and co-founder of OUTCOME. Here’s how you can create the right conditions to enable your people […]
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The Three Things You Need to Set Goals For Your Innovation Investment

  • Posted by Dan Toma
  • On 13/06/2022
A lot has been invested in the name of innovation over the past years – even before the pandemic. The pandemic however, highlighted once more the importance of innovation and the importance of an established innovation system & culture able to constantly bring to life successful new business models. Companies that haven’t necessarily considered innovation […]
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