Good Ideas Often go Nowhere: Here’s What You Can Do About It
Innovation QI Larry Schmitt

At the beginning of 2021, Zoom Video Communications (Zoom) had a market capitalization of $116B. Zoom was the result of […]

A New Enterprise Growth System
Presentation Steve Schwartz

A presentation given at Innov8rs Connect – Strategy, Leadership & Governance The Inovo Group held in-depth conversations with over 50 […]

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.

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 […]

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. […]

The Future of Organizational Management: Ecological Systems Thinking
Article Larry Schmitt

Should innovation be a data driven process or is it more organic, intuitive and qualitative in nature. This is a […]

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
Article Larry Schmitt

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

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

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

Innovation Organization
Presentation Larry Schmitt
Want to Dominate? – Then Create Your Evil Twin
Article 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
Article Larry Schmitt

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