Entrepreneurial Spirit In The Enterprise
About This Show
“The only way you survive is you continuously transform into something else. It's this idea of continuous transformation that makes you an innovation company.” -Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM. Organizations that understand this thrive. Those that don’t, quickly become obsolete. In this podcast we’ll interview leaders responsible for igniting and scaling entrepreneurial action within their organizations so that you can drive the change your organization wants and needs.
Most Recent Episode
Innovation Practices within a 20 Billion Dollar Defense Company
2 days ago
John leads the empowered innovation program within BAE, which is a nearly 20 billion dollar multinational defense, security and aerospace company. In the episode we dive into how they’ve organized their innovation strategy into 4 operational buckets and how they not only identify new products, but innovate on the core business. We also talk about how they have done a fantastic job getting rid of the distance between the end customer and new product development teams amongst other things. Also, we’re getting great feedback on our Lean Innovation Assessment tool, so if you want to try it out and identify opportunities for growth in your organization, email me at email@example.com and I’d be happy to pass it along in exchange for some feedback. Other topics in today’s episode include: Balancing internal innovation with external innovation scouting. How BAE organizes their innovation strategy into 4 operational buckets. Innovating upon the core business functions in addition to exploring and implementing new products. How BAE moves products from discovery/search mode into the execution engine of the business. Implicit vs Explicit needs, and how BAE maintains a competitive advantage by constantly searching and creating solutions for the implicit needs of customers.