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 […]

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 […]

Why Big Companies Squander Good Ideas
Short Take Larry Schmitt

To start this article, the author tells a story about a WWI British officer who saw the potential of tank […]

Forget The 10,000-Hour Rule; Edison, Bezos, & Zuckerberg Follow The 10,000-Experiment Rule
Larry Schmitt

The 10,000 hour rule, as articulated by Malcom Gladwell and studied by ‘deliberate practice’ researchers like Anders Ericcson, has always […]

Go Fast and Break Things: The Difference Between Reversible and Irreversible Decisions
Larry Schmitt

Ignore the first part of the title (early Zuckerberg), pay attention to the second part (current Bezos). The key point […]

Get Real About Your Company’s Future
Larry Schmitt

We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur […]

Innovation Organization
White Paper Larry Schmitt
Want to Dominate? – Then Create Your Evil Twin
Larry Schmitt

Train like your stronger, fitter, faster evil twin is trying to kill you.  –  popular CrossFit saying Companies settle into what […]

Great Businesses Scale Their Learning, Not Just Their Operations
Larry Schmitt

The concept of putting learning on an equal footing with ‘operating efficiency’ is often talked about, but rarely done. Talking […]

Innovation Networks – Needed Now More Than Ever
Larry Schmitt

“This new mode of organization—a ‘network of teams’ with a high degree of empowerment, strong communication, and rapid information flow—is […]

The 5 Requirements of a Truly Innovative Company
Larry Schmitt

Gary Hamel is a leader in the innovation field – author of influential books and articles and founder of Strategos in […]

Building Your Innovation Team: Jobs, Roles and Proficiencies

“The strength of the team is in each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” – Phil […]

How Amazon Innovates in ways that Google and Apple can’t
Short Take Larry

Amazon is better at innovating outside their core than Google or Apple. Amazon successes – AWS, Prime, Echo, Go, etc. […]