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From Push to Pull: The Next Frontier of Innovation

An article, in the latest issue of The McKinsey Quarterly, shows how “smart”, modular, decentralized systems that connect an array of suppliers and other external stakeholders are providing a competitive advantage and changing the face of the efficient corporation. According to the authors, organizational success depends upon effective mobilization of resources. Getting the right resources to the right place at the right time can make the difference between desired impact and catastrophe. Continue reading

Top 20 Innovative Companies in the World

In late 2004, The Boston Consulting Group conducted its second annual global survey of senior executives on innovation and the innovation-to-cash (ITC) process. A total of 940 executives, representing 68 countries and all major industries, participated.

This report highlights some of the top-level findings from the survey and explores the implications. It also offers a framework to guide managers as they continue to think about how to turn their ideas into profits. Continue reading