Innovation & Growth

Consistent growth requires a commitment to strategy, innovation, and marketing and sales excellence.
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Telling a good innovation story

– Appealing to people’s emotions helps new ideas cut through the clutter.

Growth Strategy

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[email protected]: Solving the growth challenge in consumer packaged goods

– The magnitude and pace of change in the US market have undermined traditional growth models for many consumer-packaged-goods companies,... especially larger ones. Companies need to combine greater agility with new types of scale advantage to compete more effectively.
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Driving business growth by zeroing in on the consumer decision journey

– A big part of driving marketing-led growth is getting into, and remaining part of, consumers’ initial consideration set... of brands to shop. Companies can give themselves a leg up by making that a priority.
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Five Fifty: The organic path to growth

– What’s the best way to grow a company? Many executives gravitate toward mergers and acquisitions. But organic growth, done... right, delivers long-term value, too.
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Fueling growth through data monetization

– A new survey finds that many companies are launching data-focused businesses. But few have achieved significant financial impact,... which requires the right combination of strategy, culture, and organization.

Marketing & Sales

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No customer left behind: How to drive growth by putting personalization at the center of your marketing

– Successful personalization at scale requires four elements working in tandem. Here’s how marketing leaders build the operating... model to make that happen.
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What the future science of B2B sales growth looks like

– Companies that lead in B2B sales follow a three-pronged strategy to drive above-market growth.
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Growth transformation: Delivering on a diversified set of e-commerce growth strategies

– Successful marketers shift strategies and roles to develop the technology, capabilities, and mind-set for growth.
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Building a marketing organization that drives growth today

– Technologies and customer expectations have changed faster than marketing organizations. Here’s how to fix that.

Voices on Innovation & Growth

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Microsoft’s next act

– CEO Satya Nadella talks about innovation, disruption, and organizational change.
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Learning innovation in the digital age

– As the workplace changes, so must education and training. Exciting experiments are under way—but are they enough?
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Innovating at the speed of the 21st century in pharmaceuticals

– The CEO of Eli Lilly offers perspectives on accelerating change in the industry.
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Setting an agenda for organic growth in the digital age

– Business leaders can focus on three mind-sets to drive growth in their companies and sustain that growth for the long term.
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Creating an innovation culture

– Corning’s Silicon Valley technology chief shares how to stay creative over the long haul, drawing on 40 years of experience.

Innovation at scale

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Taking the measure of innovation

– Don’t overlook the insight that two simple metrics can yield about the effectiveness of your R&D spending.
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How concept sprints can improve customer-experience innovation

– The concept sprint is a fast five-day process for cross-functional teams to brainstorm, define, and model new approaches to business... issues. Here’s how it works.
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Five Fifty: This year’s model

– Established business models are under attack. How can companies innovate new ones?
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The eight essentials of innovation

– Strategic and organizational factors are what separate successful big-company innovators from the rest of the field.

Fast-growth tech

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Grow fast or die slow: The role of profitability in sustainable growth

– How can software and online-services companies determine the right balance between growth and profitability?
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Grow fast or die slow: Why unicorns are staying private

– Technology companies worth more than $1 billion—and many worth $10 billion—have fewer reasons to go public than they did in the... past. Here’s what that means for them and their investors.
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Grow fast or die slow: The double-edged sword of M&A

– Our latest research on growth in software and online-services companies has some surprising findings about the benefits and risks... of buying growth.
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Grow fast or die slow: Pivoting beyond the core

– Turbocharged initial growth is essential to surviving in the software industry. But what comes next? Here are four lessons so... leaders can write their organizations’ second act.