jorge barba

Hello my friend, welcome to the Game-Changer. I’m your host Jorge Barba, an Innovation Insurgent.
You’re here because you’re interested in strategy and innovation. Let me set the agenda: To be strategic is to be unconventional.

CEO of The Big Bang Group, Technology Strategist and Advisor at Idoo Group, Board Member of Spaq Omni Corporation and President of the Innovation Cluster of Baja California, Mexico.

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entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership

No standard behavior change, no innovation

“After this, the world will never be the same…” Those are the words a true innovator should say with complete conviction about their product or service because a world-changing outcome is what she/he sees in the future. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case on most occasions. Most entrepreneurs I know aim to make money by taking advantage of a need. This is the most obvious path to “innovation”, but is satisfying an existing need innovative?
Creativity, Innovation, Leadership, Question-To-Innovate, Questions

Will Chief Innovation Officers still exist in five years?

A recent article in Fast Company touched on the topic of CIOs (Chief Innovation Officer) and how they’ve become more ubiquitous inside large organizations. This is an enterprise innovation tactic years in the making. But, do they actually mean anything? My take is that in the CEOs call for innovation, there is also a jump for innovation by placing the responsibility for innovation on a single person: the Chief Innovation Officer. Frankly, the Chief Innovation…
entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership, Strategy

CEOs don’t really want a new business model

There are various reasons why established businesses fail at innovation, but one stands above all: CEOs don’t really want a new business model. True innovation, not the incremental type, brings forth new approaches and business models. If you are an upstart, that means you are probably creating a new business model. For an established company, it means coming to grips with the reality that your existing business model is going to become irrelevant; if you…