Karl Ronn: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Karl Ronn is the managing director of Innovation Portfolio Partners. Based in Palo Alto, he helps Fortune 500 companies create new businesses or helps entrepreneurs start category creating new companies. He is a co-founder of VC-backed Butterfly Health that sells Butterfly body liners nationally. He is also developing a software company building diagnostic competency for… Read More Karl Ronn: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

Scott D. Anthony on Generating and Then Launching Great Ideas: An interview by Bob Morris

Scott D. Anthony is the managing partner of Innosight, a global strategic innovation consulting and investment firm. Based in the firm’s Singapore offices since 2010, he has led Innosight’s expansion into the Asia-Pacific region as well as its venture capital activities (Innosight Ventures). He has worked with clients ranging from national governments to companies in… Read More Scott D. Anthony on Generating and Then Launching Great Ideas: An interview by Bob Morris

Whitney L. Johnson: An interview by Bob Morris

Whitney L. Johnson dared to dream when she began her Wall Street career as a secretary. With courage and persistence, by her forties she had risen to become an Institutional Investor-ranked sell-side analyst. Whitney is the president and co-founder of Clayton Christensen’s investment firm, Rose Park Advisors, a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and… Read More Whitney L. Johnson: An interview by Bob Morris

Todd Henry: An interview by Bob Morris

Todd Henry is the founder and CEO of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams generate brilliant ideas.  He regularly speaks and consults with companies, both large and small, about how to develop practices and systems that lead to everyday brilliance. Todd’s work has been featured by Fast Company, Fortune, Forbes, HBR.org,… Read More Todd Henry: An interview by Bob Morris

The “Innovator’s Dilemma” Applies To Management, As Well As Technology – Insight From Alan Murray (WSJ)

Here is some terrific, and challenging, insight from Alan Murray from the Wall Street Journal:  The End of Management: Corporate bureaucracy is becoming obsolete. Why managers should act like venture capitalists. The entire article is definitely worth reading.  Here are key excerpts: “Modern” management is nearing its existential moment. When I asked members of The… Read More The “Innovator’s Dilemma” Applies To Management, As Well As Technology – Insight From Alan Murray (WSJ)

Innovation and Technological Breakthroughs make everything more affordable – well, almost everything; consider Health Care

Innovation and technology create game-changers.  And a true game-changer was the arrival of the CT scanning capability.  Slate.com’s The Big Money has a fascinating article I Wanna CT Scan Your Hand: How the Beatles created our soaring health care costs by Thomas Goetz.  (This is excerpted from the book The Decision Tree: Taking Control of… Read More Innovation and Technological Breakthroughs make everything more affordable – well, almost everything; consider Health Care

Interview: Clayton Christensen

Christensen is the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the Technology & Operations Management and General Management faculty groups. His research and teaching interests center on the management issues related to the development and commercialization of technological and business model innovation. Specific areas… Read More Interview: Clayton Christensen