"Senior Management commitment
(vision, strategy, resources and climate)
to the front end innovation
is the single most important variable."
"Effective networked teams and
their leaders are more important than
any tools and techniques
in the front end of innovation."
"Incremental and breakthrough
innovation management practices."
Front End of Innovation (FEI)
Research in the Front End of Innovation began in 1993 with the objective to determine the skills and activities that a large corporation needs to be proficient in order to achieve robust growth and profitability.
What does evidence based management mean?
The research discussed throughout this web site is based on findings generated from an evidenced based approach. What do we mean by an evidence based approach? It's using data from carefully constructed studies and experiments that provide clear evidence for the basis of drawing conclusions - in contrast to anecdotal stories based on personal experiences.
Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas Doesn’t Work for Start-ups
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:38:00 AM
This symposium will focus on Corporate Venturing through the eyes Josh Lerner and Henry Chesbrough who have over four decades of combined experience in this area, are acknowledged experts and have authored numerous articles which provide an evidence-based foundation to their conclusions. Our focus will be to understand how corporations can avoid the pitfalls of the three previous eras of corporate venturing which all ended up in failure with large corporate write-offs. Further we will focus on Corporate Venturing activities through the lens of understanding emergent new technologies and markets in contrast to Corporate Venturing focused on acquiring companies for return on equity.