Agile Development and Lean Startup Methodology: How Do They Fit Your Innovation Agenda?

By: Dr. Irene Spitsberg, the Managing Director at InnoVentures LLC   Having worked with a number of companies over the last two years implementing “lean startup” processes, I’ve noticed that there is still quite a bit of confusion surrounding certain Lean Startup concepts and Agile Development. More specifically, can they be integrated with the Stage-Gate process many […]

Rapid, iterative experimentation process – A ‘Lean Startup-style’ approach to innovation

By: Courtney Wood, Ron Jonash & Mick Simonelli The emergence of disruptive digital technologies and changing customer expectations has made innovation an imperative for companies to remain sustainably competitive and stimulate growth. Realizing the benefits of innovation requires a systematic approach to not only generating novel ideas but converting them to meaningful business value. Rapid, […]

Spot-Frame-Learn: From Emerging Technologies to New Business Models

By: Dr. Irene Spitsberg, the Managing Director at InnoVentures LLC Last week, I was co-presenting with Owens Corning’s innovation team at the IRI 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston. We shared a success story about building organization’s competency of integrating technology and business model innovation to drive business investment in new growth platforms and fast tracking ideas to […]