Advantage Flywheels
Short Take Larry Schmitt

The concepts of complex system dynamics, represented by system dynamics models with stocks, flows, feedback loops and influence diagrams, have […]

Why Companies Do “Innovation Theater” Instead of Actual Innovation
Short Take Larry Schmitt

This article is not so much about innovation theater (although it does make an appearance) as it is about the […]

The Importance of Persistence: Building an Innovation System for the Long-term
Innovation QI Larry Schmitt

Highlights A successful, Fortune 50, corporate innovation group has been continuously creating strategic innovations for almost two decades – through […]

Incubation – Experimenting Your Way to New Business Success
Article Larry Schmitt

Incubation is a key phase in a Strategic Innovation System. It takes a different approach than New Product Development (NPD) […]

How Inovo Can Help with Strategic Innovation
Video Payal Mukherjee

The Inovo Group is an innovation strategy consulting firm. For over 18 years, we have been helping science and technology-driven […]

The Promise of Strategic Innovation – Building an Innovation System
Presentation Larry Schmitt

A large company needs innovation strategy, systems and culture – three key areas, to develop in order to be good […]

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 […]

How to Balance Sustaining and Strategic Innovation
Presentation Payal Mukherjee

Inovo Group’s managing partners Larry Schmitt and Steve Schwartz recently hosted a live Master Class in association with Innovation Leader. […]

Partnering with Startups to Drive Innovation
Video Brian Christian

In a recent Innovation Leader Master Class, Inovo partner Brian Christian focused on how to forge meaningful relationships with startups. […]

The Future of Corporate-Startup Collaboration
Article Larry Schmitt

“Collaboration can no longer be viewed as an optional extra, it’s a strategic imperative. Startups are now widely recognised as […]

Collaborating with Startups
Larry Schmitt
Building Platforms
White Paper Larry Schmitt
Build Platforms Beyond Products and Services
Larry Schmitt

When you run a platform on scale, you have to make sure it’s truly open. That way, not only do […]

Why Disruption is All About Ecosystem Thinking
Larry Schmitt

  For all that has been written about platforms, not much attention has been paid to the synergistic nature of […]

How Absorptive Capacity, Knowledge, and Idea Management Build Innovation Competence
Larry Schmitt

The author has always had perceptive insights on the nature of innovation and offered advice on practical approaches and methods. […]