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Lean goes better with Coke – the future of corporate innovation

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business | November 7, 2013

In 2012 I got together with Alexander Osterwalder, Henry Chesbrough and Andre Marquis to think about the Lean and the future of corporate innovation. We had some radical thoughts how companies were going to have change to remain competitive in the 21st century in a blog post. What we didn’t envision was that one creative corporate VP would take that post and build a … Continue reading »

Designing a corporate entrepreneurship program – A Qualcomm case study (part 1 of 2)

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business | January 28, 2013

I ran into Ricardo Dos Santos and his amazing Qualcomm Venture Fest a few years ago and was astonished with its breath and depth.  From that day on, when I got asked about which corporate innovation program had the best process for idea selection, I started my list with Qualcomm. This is Ricardo’s “post mortem” … Continue reading »