Innovation Management

November 8, 2017
Peter Drucker once said, “Above all, innovation is work rather than genius. It requires knowledge. It often requires ingenuity. And it requires focus.” Can innovation be managed like a business process? Does “managing” innovation limit creativity, thus stifling innovative ideas? Samuel Palmisano, the former CEO of IBM, said, “We treat innovation as if it were […]
October 31, 2017
A bit of history Rewind a few years, 1975 to be exact. That’s when the Homebrew Computer Club, “a grassroots group of hardware hackers in the Silicon Valley who kickstarted the personal computer revolution,” met in a Menlo Park garage. Perhaps, this gathering of brilliant minds is the first building block of an “event” that […]
October 25, 2017
HackerEarth is pleased to announce its next webinar on Innovation Management to help you learn from thought leaders and domain experts from all over the world. Register Now About this webinar The fundamental practice of generating ideas and bringing it to market has evolved significantly. And companies are constantly looking for efficient models to propel […]
October 17, 2017
TED is an excellent platform to find some original ideas. TED has definitely set a benchmark and with 500 million viewers, it has become the dominant platform for sharing ideas. From Simon Sinek to Rory Sutherland here are plenty of great talks. For this article, we have compiled the top 7 talks on innovation and […]
October 17, 2017
What makes us follow, or even idolize, “innovative” leaders? Is it because they can brilliantly and lucidly articulate their vision and passion? Is it their relentless drive and commitment? Is it that these dashing people seem to effortlessly run hugely successful empires? Or, do we just want to be in their shoes because we covet […]
October 16, 2017
Understanding Innovation Management What besets today’s companies? Is it a lack of innovation or an inability to cope with change? Or, is it the incompetence that underlines the failure to anticipate change and stay ahead of the curve? Either way, businesses need to identify where they are going wrong because innovation as a business strategy […]
October 13, 2017
“Travel anywhere on earth in a rocket under an hour.” Elon Musk revealed his vision for the new transport system at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, Australia. He said the price for a ticket would rival that of an economy airline flight. While it will take another 6-9 months for the project to […]
October 3, 2017
Innovation is one of the most popular terms used in the corporate world. It is generally viewed as a process of creative ideation, which is a combination of creative ideas and sustainably profitable business models. It is an inspiration and a systematic process. As described by Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google, “Innovation is more of an […]
September 29, 2017
Studies show that hackathons seem to be the most effective method to acquire and engage developer talent for open APIs. Introduction The star working behind the scenes, connecting devices, databases, and applications, application programming interfaces (APIs) are super-efficient “messengers” vital to organizations across sectors; for reuse in useful, interesting apps (tools and widgets), APIs allow […]
September 29, 2017
To become really innovative, your company needs a special culture, a new mindset across all levels, disciplines, and functions. As a leader, you need to introduce and promote a solid innovation framework, which will gradually become part of the normal, day-to-day business. But, to reach this point, you will have to go through a challenging […]