Innovation and Serendipity


This post was first published at Integrative Innovation.   In a previous post, I have pointed out the importance of diversity for innovation and organizational adaptability. Diversity is a crucial precursor to serendipity. In the Power of Pull, John Hagel, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison emphasize the rising need for serendipity: We need to […]

Innovation Happens in the Gaps


Organisations that are just starting out at innovating often go out and immediately buy expensive tools. This is a mistake – they don’t know enough to innovate effectively yet. Here are some thoughts about how to work around that problem.