Pandemonio
Published in

Pandemonio

  • Innovation theatre is still alive and vanity metrics are, sadly, still driving key decisions.
  • Innovation processes — from financial, HR, ideation, innovation, commercialization — are still being defined and maturing.
  • Innovative and transformative leaders are hard to attain and have a very high turnover rate.
  • Employee engagement is creating a significant of what, in our tools, we call “Innovation Drag”, or waste, costing big companies millions of dollars.
  • Internal politics often sway innovation strategy more than market or consumer demands.
  • Strategic focus is primarily very short term or very long term with a dearth of initiatives or focus in the midterm which, therefore, creates inherent risk.

--

--

--

A two-day conference on Business Technology Disruption and innovation

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Alistair Croll

Alistair Croll

Writer, speaker, accelerant. Intersection of tech & society. Strata, Startupfest, Bitnorth, FWD50. Lean Analytics, Tilt the Windmill, HBS, Just Evil Enough.

More from Medium

Meet Aagya Mathur, Co-Founder & CEO of Aavia

A coffee with: Laurence Bargery ☕

Closing the gender funding gap

Meeting the CEO of Insecta Studios