FEBRUARY. 5 Steps to Build an Innovation Sandbox

Zuloaga ImatgeBlog English, Newsletter 2015Leave a Comment

There is a lot of evidence that the Culture of Innovation (innovative behaviors) is the primary driver of innovation in most corporations. Corporate leaders are the foundation, since the way people behave is a reflection of the leaders’ behavior. The challenge is how the leaders can build and manage such a culture, especially if starting without a well established history. … Read More

Stop the Nonsense! Innovation is a Discipline

Zuloaga ImatgeArtículos, Blog English, Jay RaoLeave a Comment

Jay Rao  Ver artículo original / See original article A recent article in the Wall Street Journal highlighted the problem we have today with innovation. Indeed, this once worthy term is being degraded by CEOs, consultants, marketers, and journalists for whom it is the buzzword d’jour. The term “innovation” has been deeply devalued—to the point of being a slogan or aspiration. Also, … Read More

Steve Jobs, Innovation, Culture and Discipline

Zuloaga ImatgeArtículos, Blog English, Jay RaoLeave a Comment

Steve Jobs was instrumental in shaping and in some cases reshaping the PC, Telecom, Internet, Media, Entertainment and Retail Industries. He created the post-mini-computer era with the Apple PC. And more recently he was one of the first to create successful business models around digital convergence, i.e., the coming together of data, voice and video. In doing so, Apple is … Read More

6 building blocks for an Innovation Culture

Zuloaga ImatgeArtículos, Blog English, Jay RaoLeave a Comment

“The elements that make up a truly innovative company are many: a focused innovation strategy, a winning overall business strategy, deep customer insight, great talent, and the right set of capabilities to achieve successful execution. More important than any of the individual elements, however, is the role played by corporate culture — the organization’s self-sustaining patterns of behaving, feeling, thinking, and … Read More

(4/4) Developing Innovation Capabilities – The Journey

Zuloaga ImatgeArtículos, Blog English, Jay RaoLeave a Comment

This blog is the fourth in a series of snippets from my recent book in Spanish (that translates as): “Innovation 2.0: Why do we forget about the people when we talk about innovation? A practical way to create a culture of innovation.” Some weeks ago, I talked about the non-sense surrounding innovation – the rampant abuse, misuse and overuse of … Read More

(3/4) Innovation is a Discipline!

Zuloaga ImatgeArtículos, Blog English, Jay RaoLeave a Comment

Happy August! This blog is the third in a series of snippets from my recent book in Spanish (that translates as): “Innovation 2.0: Why do we forget about the people when we talk about innovation? A practical way to create a culture of innovation.” In my last blog, I talked about the misuse and overuse of this colossal beast called … Read More

(1/4) Innovation 2.0 — my new book

Zuloaga ImatgeArtículos, Blog English, Jay RaoLeave a Comment

I am very happy to let you know that my first book has been published. This book was co-authored with Fran Chuan, Principle of Dicere in Barcelona. The book is in Spanish. The English version will be coming out at a later date. In the meantime, you can get this book from Profit Editorial. In this and up-coming blogs for the … Read More