“Innovation: If you’re like a frog, the wrong threats leap to mind”. Harvey Schacter takes a look, commenting that the “book is easy to read, bringing together an array of interesting facts and some practical ……… ideas for capitalizing on them through an innovation impetus in your organization.” Read the reviewand .
Archives for April 2005
On Tuesday, I will be doing a keynote on behalf of the CIO of the US Army Corps of Engineers in San Diego; I’ll be taking a look at the trends and issues that will impact the organization, and how innovative and rapid-forward-oriented thinking will become critical to its ongoing role in support of the US military worldwide.
Tomorrow I keynote thefor the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals. This is a huge and important group — these are the folks who act as the “distant early warning system” for major organizations worldwide.
Given that it is a room of forward oriented, future-thinking people, I’ll be providing them some of my insight into the future, but in a different way — describing for them that was is really going on with future trends is that the “rapidity of change has changed” — things have sped up to a huge degree, compared to where we were just a few years ago. Markets shift faster, products evolve quicker, customers are more fleeting than ever before, and the evolution of science continues at a furious pace.
Their role as the individuals who are most critical in providing their leadership insight into “what comes next” will only become more important than ever before……
“Opportunity today comes from your ability to innovate, adapt and evolve. Stay static, and you’ll be left in the dust.” Read my new PROFIT article here