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The Enterprise Innovation Imperative

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The fundamental challenge for organizations in established industries is :    

A. Can the company become a Tech giant – or is it too high a bar to clear ?

For example, in –

  • Energy – Can a big oil company re-invent itself away from its dependency on fossil fuels ?
  • Transportation – Can a big auto company re-invent itself away from a culture based on bending steel ?
  • Healthcare – Can Medical Practitioners develop a new mindset to benefit more with technology and new processes ?

B. Answer :  Some people and organizations will –  but many won’t.

…… as verified by the many examples – with numerous companies and products no longer with us !

Examples of Disruptive Innovation in Enterprises Being Very Difficult

Innovation Learnings – from Epic Product Failures

The Connection between Innovation Theater & Turnover in the Fortune 500

C. What does this mean for many companies in established industries ? 

There is an urgent need for new thinking, skills, competencies, and the courage to act to meaningful transform to a new business and deliver new value.  In other words, becoming a more entrepreneurial and Tech-centric organization who is great at collaborating (with internal and external resources)  to “ Innovate for Impact “.

–  OR  –   Become a footnote in history !

To learn more about making innovation more rewarding and better positioning you and your organization to be part of the future, see  or contact CAIL.

April 6, 2022      CAIL Innovation commentary         905-940-9000

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