Innovation Roundtable – Cleveland 2020
Event Lisa Lavergne

In this roundtable, we discussed best practices for approaching each innovation horizon on its own terms.

Sustaining and Strategic
Presentation Larry Schmitt

The definition of sustaining and strategic innovation, opportunities and systems is key to understanding what companies should focus on. Get […]

Inside the Green Box
White Paper Larry Schmitt

How does innovation within a company really work? That question has bedeviled researchers and practitioners alike ever since Schumpeter popularized […]

The Case for Strategic Innovation
Innovation QI Larry Schmitt

    Highlights Companies that are good at strategic innovation reap superior economic returns. Strategic innovation requires distinct capabilities and […]

Corporate Startup Collaboration – An Overview
Presentation Brian Christian

In this overview for Corporate/Startup Collaboration, Brian Christian, one of the Managing Partners of The Inovo Group, shows us how […]

Innovation Roundtable – Houston 2019
Event Lisa Lavergne

In the Houston Innovation Roundtable, the discussion focused on upgrading an innovation system and gauging Innovation Maturity Level.

Advantage Flywheels
Article 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
Article 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
Article 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
Presentation 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 […]

Innovation Roundtable – Ann Arbor 2019
Event Lisa Lavergne

In the Ann Arbor Innovation Roundtable event, the discussion focused on managing the relationship between the Corporate Innovation Group and the Business Units

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. […]