Three Ways to Manage Collaboration in a Safer Environment

May 02, 2016
Companies are entering new markets based on technology or consumer behavior trends to remain competitive, which requires collaboration with external partners. Johnson & Johnson’s Medical Device unit that saw a quarterly sales increase of 1.3 percent to reach $6.1 billion last year credits the... Read More

Tech Scouting Assets - The Technology Landscape Map

April 19, 2016
Having difficulty sorting through external technology in a way that easily translates into a business strategy? Scouting teams are faced with the difficult challenge of scouring through an ever-increasing pool of external innovations and identifying which ones have the potential to create a... Read More

How do top semiconductor companies scout for new technology?

March 24, 2016
Read More

You’ve Probably Forgotten Your Best Innovation

August 05, 2015
  “You Need an Innovation Strategy” is the title of a recent article in the Harvard Business Review; it is also a statement of fact. An organization without one is, as author Gary Pisano notes, a “grab bag of much-touted best practices” that will only become successful through sheer luck. Pisano... Read More

3 Keys to Smart Innovation

January 14, 2015
Is Your Idea Bulb Burning Out? Read More

Tesla, Patents, and Open Innovation -- Oh My!

July 11, 2014
Few people can start a buzz quite like Elon Musk.  Even his cars get people to stop and stare as they drive down the street.  Me? I actually offered a guy at my gym money if he’d let me drive his Model S around the block.  (He declined. Turns out if you spend $70,000 on a car, you’re not willing to... Read More

An Innovative Approach to Tech Transfer Conferences

July 02, 2014
I attended the recent ASTP Conference in Oslo, and was fortunate enough to be there as the conferenced honored one of the key people behind the success of that organization who is leaving that organization.  She certainly can be described as a magician when it comes to managing a conference.  It... Read More

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Innovators

January 30, 2014
You interview, hire, show them to their desks, and then what, hope for the best?  Hiring an inspired and innovative staff is one of the biggest challenges you as a manager will ever take on, but getting innovative results from your staff takes more than just hiring the best candidate. Read More

Is What You’re Doing Really Innovation or Just a Nice Idea?

January 27, 2014
What is innovation? Read More
1 2 3

BROWSE CATEGORIES

SIGN UP
FOR EMAIL UPDATES

LEARN WHAT WELLSPRING CAN DO FOR YOU

Let's Talk