How to Take Meaning from a Black Swan Event
Article Brian Christian

“Wind extinguishes a candle but energizes a fire. Likewise with randomness, uncertainty, chaos: you want to use them, not hide […]

Creative Construction – Book review
Article Larry Schmitt

Highlights Well-respected Harvard Business School professor and HBR contributor Gary Pisano has weighed in on the topic of large company […]

Machine, Platform, Crowd
Article Larry Schmitt

by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson One of the issues with the vast amount being written about digital transformation that there […]

The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
Article Larry Schmitt

By Kevin Kelly The main contribution of Kelly, in his previous book ‘What Technology Wants’ and in this one, is […]

Social Physics
Short Take Larry Schmitt

By Alex Pentland … flows of ideas are central to understanding society not only because timely information is critical to efficient […]

Innovation Quarterly – Summer 2015
Article Larry Schmitt

Does your company have an explicit innovation strategy? (Hint: It’s not the same as your corporate business strategy.) If not, […]

Left Brain Right Stuff: How Leaders Make Winning Decisions
Article Vinny Kaimal

By Phil Rosenzweig This is a book about decision-making, but where it stands apart from the many that have come […]

Seeing What Others Don’t: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights
Article Larry Schmitt

By Gary Klein Gary Klein is a psychologist who became interested in how people gain insights – those “aha” moments […]

Innovation Quarterly – Winter 2015
Article Larry Schmitt

We chose the pursuit of strategic opportunities as the theme of this IQ since these are the opportunities that significantly […]

The Innovators : How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Article Brian Christian

By Walter Isaacson If you have not yet read Walter Isaacson’s previous book, “Steve Jobs,” I highly recommend it. It […]

Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It
Book Review Steve Schwartz

by Ian Leslie Innovation is a knowledge game, and the best innovators invariably have a richer supply of knowledge than […]

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World
Short Take Larry Schmitt

By Steven Johnson In his most recent book, Steven Johnson, the author or the well-regarded Where Good Ideas Come From, […]

Innovation Quarterly – Summer 2014
Article Inovo

This is our eighth installment of our Innovation Quarterly (you can now see past issues on our website here). Since we […]

Review – Cultural Strategy: Using Innovative Ideologies to Build Breakthrough Brands
Article Brian Christian

Cultural Strategy: Using Innovative Ideologies to Build Breakthrough Brands by Douglas Holt and Douglas Cameron Reviewed by Brian Christian “Consumers – the […]

Innovation Quarterly – Spring 2013
Article Inovo

Opportunities are central to innovation. But what exactly is an opportunity? This edition of the Innovation Quarterly (IQ) features a new white […]