We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Greg Bernarda about ways in which companies can act in an ecosystem to achieve innovation. Greg is an advisor, speaker, and strategy & innovation consultant. He is also the co-author of the best-selling book: “Value Proposition Design”.

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We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Aleksandra Petkov-Georgieva and Rafael Altavini about their wealth of expertise in strategic talent management and innovation culture. Aleksandra (Aleks) is an Innovation Manager at Raiffeisen Bank International. Rafael is a Consultant, Executive Coach, and Leadership Advisor at Egon Zehnder. …


Are hackathons worth it?

The contribution of hackathons to corporate competitiveness is long debated. Originated in software development, hackathons have become an increasingly popular way for companies to engage with interdisciplinary external talent. Despite their popularity, hackathons’ effectiveness has been questioned on the ground of limited innovation impact.

How do hackathons generate value for…


When setting up innovation spaces, such as innovation labs, coworking spaces, and incubators, few managers reflect on the power of space as leverage for success. Busy planning activities or designing the business model, the “look and feel” of the space might feel secondary. Yet, spatial identity is a fundamental component…


How is intrapreneurship defined, and how do we build our strategy to succeed as innovators? We spoke with Tendayi Viki, associate partner at Strategyzer and author of Pirates in the Navy about ways to make innovation happen in the corporate context. Strategyzer is a global leader in enterprise growth and…


It is imperative to acknowledge the finite resources of our planet; this applies to our innovation process as much as to our daily lives. When prototyping sustainable innovation, what are the most important considerations to make? Zoé Bezpalko, the Sustainability Strategy Manager at Autodesk, shared her perspective with us. …


Two major components of the innovation process are prototyping and soliciting feedback. How would you execute these components in today’s global digital environment? Jane Pritchard and Marie Laffitte of Treehouse Innovation discussed with us how they used Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform developed by Treehouse, to understand needs, explore…


How do you innovate from a business model perspective? Business model innovation is especially relevant in our current global health economic climate. At the InnoDays Training, we had the privilege of hearing from Michel D’Ausillio from Enel X and Claus von Riegen from SAP on this topic. Enel X is…


During the Innodays Bodensee, we hosted an exciting panel about innovation spaces featuring Markus Kleinfercher from the Infineon Hub at the TU Vienna, David Zakoth from the Lichtwerkstatt Jena, and Claudio Vit from Prisma CAMPUS V in Dornbirn. Markus, David, and Claudio discussed three very different types of innovation spaces…


How do you select and support promising ideas within a corporate accelerator program? We asked Michael Nichols, lead of the Bosch Accelerator Program, this question. Bosch Accelerator Program is designed to innovate in the corporate context and take initial ideas to businesses that scale profitably.

Selecting worthwhile ideas

Selecting worthwhile ideas is the…

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