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s+b Blogs - Innovation (2013)

Below is a full article list from this issue of strategy+business.

Beating Competitors with High-Speed Innovation
Navi Radjou and Jaideep Prabhu
French railway giant SNCF responded to the threat of low-priced upstarts by creating a lab to accelerate R&D and cut its cost.
 
Best of Multimedia: Disruptive Innovation in 120 Seconds
Charity Delich
An animated look at the innovation battle between upstarts and the establishment.
 
Protecting Your Company from Identity Thieves and Hackers in a Digital World
Andreas Spaene and Nils Melcher
Recent events have shown that companies are always vulnerable to internal and external attacks on their digital data. They need a holistic plan to protect themselves.
 
The Tools That Can Make You a Better Innovator
Laura W. Geller
A new interactive graphic shows which digital innovation tools are the most widely used—and how effective they actually are.
 
How Pearson Is Reinventing Global Education
Navi Radjou and Jaideep Prabhu
The firm has launched a transformative strategy that focuses on efficacy and innovation.
 
Siemens Gets SMART by Focusing on Simplicity
Navi Radjou and Jaideep Prabhu
In order to compete in emerging markets, Siemens had to learn what the locals wanted.
 
How to Make a New Product Unique
Alex Kandybin and Adam Michaels
The secret to successful launches is doubling down on the attributes and capabilities that make your offering stand out.
 
Know When to Innovate and When to Conform
David Silverman
The author finally realizes the point of a lesson from many years ago: Sometimes you need to work within the rules.
 
What if Clay Christensen Is Right about the Grocery Business (and Amazon Is Wrong)?
Nick Hodson and Thom Blischok
The disruptive influences of e-commerce may finally be setting their sites on the grocery industry.
 
Five Principles to Turbocharge Innovation
Eric J. McNulty
Changing the way creative teams work together could increase their ability to generate new ideas.
 
Creating Greater Value in an Age of Scarcity
Navi Radjou and Jaideep Prabhu
The lessons of frugal innovation allow companies in both emerging and developed economies to do more with fewer resources.
 
Renault-Nissan's Journey to Affordable Cars
Navi Radjou and Jaideep Prabhu
Using a smarter design, Renault has engineered high-quality, low-cost cars for cost-conscious consumers.
 
Successful Product Development: Unique, Coherent…and Rare
Alex Kandybin and Adam Michaels
Successfully innovative consumer products, like SodaStream and Dyson, appear to share two attributes: coherence and being difficult to copy.
 
Does P&G Need Product Innovation or Strategic Innovation?
Ken Favaro
As A.G. Lafley returns to the helm, the consumer products giant can’t just rely on its product development expertise to get its mojo back.