The VisionMine Blog Posts

How Small Rewards Drive Disruptive Innovation

How Small Rewards Drive Innovation An intriguing study finds smaller rewards motivate employees to generate better ideas. Will Yakowicz What rewards do you offer employees for their disruptive ideas? If it’s half the value of the idea, you may be spending too much, and end up with too many ideas. Yes, there is such a

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How Thomson Reuters Is Creating a Culture of Innovation

How Thomson Reuters Is Creating a Culture of Innovation By Ron Ashkenas and Cary Burch Harvard Business Review 2 October 2014 It’s not easy for big companies to discover innovation. As Steve Blank, Clay Christensen, and many others have pointed out, once firms reach a certain size, most of their resources (and investment dollars) are

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More Corporations Are Incorporating Open Innovation-

  Corporations Are Increasing Open Innovation Faced with an increasing number of disruptive challenges from new technology, social media and global competition, U.S. businesses have responded by investing more time and money in innovation. Traditionally, the search for innovative products, services and processes was performed internally behind closed, secure doors. The results of these efforts, however,

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How to Close the Innovation Gap

See the latest article from Coley Brown, CEO VisionMine. Rare is the business leader who would question the importance of innovation, not only to promote growth within the organization, but also to ensure its very survival. Yet, although business leaders have invested significantly in innovation initiatives, a recent Accenture study found that more than half

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Banking Strategies

Open Innovation for Competitive Advantage

Banks seeking to improve their innovation efforts are turning to ‘Open Innovation’ programs that leverage internal talent.BY COLEY BROWN   Faced by competitive challenges from non-bank disruptors such as PayPal, Google and Apple, banks are stepping up their efforts to be more innovative. Many have established innovation teams, for example. A recent Accenture study pointed out, however, that

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Find Innovation through Startups

Struggling to Innovate? Hire Startups to Help.

Big companies still struggle with innovation; their innovation process is “sluggish” even though they depend on innovation for success and even though they are investing heavily in innovation.    According to Coley Brown, VisionMine CEO, in the recent article “Behemoths Struggling to Innovate Hire Small Companies to Help” published recently in BusinessWeek and written by

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Why corporate America needs startups and how yours can benefit

The Uptake Corporations crave the innovative ideas generated by startups—and they’re willing to pay for bottom-line results. Here’s how your upstart startup can find partners in the big leagues.   Corporate America has an innovation problem, and has spent a great deal of time and energy attempting to fix it. Somewhat surprisingly, many of these

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Increasing Innovation Impact in the Enterprise – IM

Another article from VisionMine CEO Coley Brown on how to increase innovation in the enterprise. Why is there such a large gap between the need to innovate and the ability of organizations to actually innovate successfully? Executives tell us that – the problem is not a lack of innovative ideas, but rather an inability to transform

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Global Innovation

Increasing the Impact of Innovation in the Enterprise – PDD

Create a Web Portal: A collaborative web portal allows intrapreneurs to easily identify, join and communicate with other intrapreneurs and thought leaders.

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VisionMine CBS Radio Spot

This is a short VisionMine radio spot by Marc Kramer that was featured on CBS-KYW Radio.

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