It is always difficult to develop an early idea, earn revenues, and exit. This struggle is especially true whenever firms fall in love with that new idea and manage (and fund) it like a traditional project. There’s an alternative path, though.
If you swim in the waters of insurance and financial services, it’s a good time to paddle out and stand up. While the potential blockchain tsunami remains trapped behind legal and regulatory reefs, several good vibrations are creating strong waves to propel you forward. The question for insurers is: How can we get in the best position to ride these new industry dynamics?
Large enterprises struggle at launching fast-growing ventures because they fall victim to hidden venture-killers. Many of these obstacles are the corporate attributes you’re most proud of. Here are the 8 venture-killers, and what to do about them.
Corporate Innovation Groups (CIGs) are often on “offense” when it comes to new product development and technological innovation, particularly when it comes to engaging the market and mitigating market-facing risks.
Evolve your research design from measuring what your target customers ‘say’ to measuring what they actually ‘do’ by gathering behavioral data in scrappy ways.
The term business model is used loosely to describe how a business operates, but what is it as its simplest? Our CEO, Natalie Foley, breaks it down into simple terms and describes how a business model develops around a consumer need and evolves quickly through testing that de-risks concepts.
When your leadership thinks like a VC, there’s a better chance a new growth opportunity that your customers love will make it to market.
Much has been said about the disruptive potential held within artificial intelligence (and this is not a new debate). Rather than envisioning catastrophe scenarios, what opportunities are present in this new capability set?
How our Design Strategist, Anthony DeThomas, used design thinking to write and publish a children’s book, My Friend Failure.