In Oracle's second installment of its new Innovator's Playbook series, Oracle Senior Vice President Bob Evans will be in conversation with Jean-Marc Frangos, Managing, director of BT Group. Learn how key technologies such as cloud, mobile and social are driving innovation at the company, one of the world's largest telecom providers. Register now for the April 9 webcast. Plus, check out the rest of our special report for insightful advice from other thought leaders about strategies that can help make innovation a part of your company's cultures.
The Hunt for Innovation 10 insights for helping companies improve their efforts at identifying, nurturing, and generating innovation from Bob Evans, Oracle Senior Vice President, Communications.
Innovation at Work: How smart IT solutions are inspiring fresh ideas among the workforce Due to privacy concerns, many health services professionals are reluctant to use social media to answer medical questions from patients. But a partnership between University of Louisville's Russell W. Bessette, MD, associate vice president of health affairs at Uof L, and Priscilla Hancock, PhD, vice president of information technology/chief information officer, inspired a new approach.
A Simple Formula In The Laws of Subtraction, Matthew May, Toyota-veteran and Toyota veteran and founder of ideas agency Edit Innovation, challenges leaders to apply constraints, simplify rules—and even encourages them to spend time doing nothing. Here, he explains how his approach drives innovation and project success.
Six Steps to Innovation Oracle worked with the Economist Intelligence Unit to conduct a global survey exploring the characteristics of companies that promote innovation. The findings revealed six successful strategies—in addition to some reversible mistakes—that influence innovation within the workforce.
Changing Perspective: How seeing risk can help shape a smart innovation strategy “Sometimes you fail because you had a bad idea, or you had a good idea that you delivered badly,” says Ron Adner, author of The Wide Lens: A New Strategy For Innovation. “But more and more you fail because you had a great idea, but the rest of the ecosystem wasn't there to support you, and you didn't realize it until after the fact.”