Strategy & Innovation

How Industrial Systems Are Turning into Digital Services

Three ways the Internet of Things is changing the game for industrial companies: To some, ball bearings are boring, even though these small steel spheres are what keep everything from factory machines and wind turbines as well as cars, trucks, planes, and trains moving smoothly and safely…

Digital Lessons from the Newspaper Industry

What the media industry can teach us about digital business models: It has been a great 20 years for U.S. media innovators, with hundreds of billions of dollars created by companies that are helping democratize content production and distribution while developing new ways to connect advertisers and customers…

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What’s Creating the Strategy Confidence Gap?

The results of our new survey show that organizations lack the tools and the long-term orientation to craft meaningful growth strategies.

What to Do When Your Future Strategy Clashes with Your Present

In this new HBR online piece, the case of MedStar Health shows how a “three portfolios” approach can keep long-term transformation plans on track.

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How Can You Transform By Flowing Beyond Your Core?

By most any measure, Manila Water has been fulfilling its ‘triple bottom line’ mission of bringing clean water to people while protecting the planet and posting steady profits. Yet in 2013, a record year for earnings, CEO Gerry Ablaza Jr. set an ambitious goal of doubling net income by 2018, with 80% of the increase

Helping Citi Restore its Innovation Leadership

In the wake of the 2008-2009 financial crisis, Citi embarked on a strategy to return to its heritage as an innovator in financial services. The global bank called on Innosight to help institute enterprise-wide innovation capabilities aimed at building a reliable flow of new growth ventures.

Disruption Ahead: Financial Services in Asia

OVER THE PAST FIVE YEARS, the economy in Asia has been growing steadily and the largest banks have enjoyed double-digit growth in return on equity,staying well ahead of their European and American counterparts who are still recovering from the credit crisis.

Finding the Fatal Flaw in Your Strategy

The plunge in oil prices provides an object lesson in strategy under uncertainty--exposing a divide between energy producers with sound strategies and those who built their business on a faulty assumption. 

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How Xerox Jumpstarts Transformation through…

Chief Technology Officer Sophie Vandebroek tells how Xerox now helps other firms along a journey of innovation and renewal similar to the path it has been on for 15 years.

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When It Comes to Digital Innovation, Less Action, More Thought

Don't let the simplicity and affordability of launching innovations lure you into skipping over the strategic thinking beforehand.

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