Innovation

Here’s our collection of research reports and resources focused on successfully delivering business value from an investment in innovation.

Orientation and strategy

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These MWD Advisors reports provide background and context for you if you’re just starting out with an innovation initiative.

Infographic: 6 innovation anti-patterns (free)

Technologies and vendors

These MWD Advisors reports look in depth at offerings from key vendors in the innovation management and crowd-sourced ideas space, and help you decide what’s likely to be a good fit for your requirements.

Vendor profile reports (all premium):
Spigit: Getting the right idea
HYPE Innovation – from inspiration to project

On the Radar reports (focusing on innovative, specialist vendors):
Batterii (premium)
InnovationCast (premium)
MindSumo (premium)
Wazoku (premium)

Case studies and leadership

These MWD Advisors reports look in depth at the journeys that successful organisations have been on – looking at how they’ve driven real business change through innovation initiatives.

Mota-Engil (premium)
Waitrose (premium)

The Shape of Innovation podcast series

Episode 1: Introducing… – MWD analysts Neil Ward-Dutton, Angela Ashenden and Craig Wentworth kick off the series with an introductory discussion about the shape of innovation today.

Episode 2: Innovation in insurance, and how failure can mean success – Neil Ward-Dutton talks to innovation leader Rod Willmott about his experience of innovation in the insurance industry and his approach to innovation.

Episode 3: Telefonica UK’s CIO on how he runs his Innovation Lab – Neil Ward-Dutton interviews Telefonica’s Brendan O’Rourke, discussing culture, success metrics and failing fast.

Episode 4: Innovation through recombination, not just invention – Angela Ashenden talks to Frank Hatzack about his experience driving innovation at a biotech firm, and his own approach and perspectives on innovation.

Innovation capability assessment tool

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