How do you foster innovation in an organization? Is innovation born in a group or an individual? Can a big company innovate like a startup?
Here’s my interview with InnovationManagement about Innovation.
Will.i.am is a part of the culture of music, fashion and design. He can move masses of people because the understands culture. These insights are valuable to Intel.
Designer Thomas Thwaites recounts how he set out to build a toaster by himself. That meant doing everything from mining ore for steel and then melting it, to making the plastic case. In conclusion he says that it takes an entire civilization to build a toaster. No doubt it makes a great case that it takes a team to innovate.
Innovation is done by a group but most of the time the idea is born in an individuals minds.