Innovation & Growth

   
      

Innovation & Growth

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Innovation in Auto

July 2016
Cities are where self-driving vehicles can fundamentally change—for the better—how people live, work, and get around. The question is, How big will the urban self-driving revolution be?

Open Innovation

May 2016
The nonprofit organization keeps expanding its reach by upsetting conventional wisdom.
March 2016
A well-known brand and a unique business model are terrible things to waste. So why did the nonprofit organization give away both?
July 2014
The CEO of 3D Robotics—and former editor in chief of Wired—describes how open-source models are driving innovation and transforming business.

Social Responsibility

July 2016
BCG research revealed distinct differences between organizations that innovate successfully and those that struggle to make progress. Seven guidelines provide a way forward.
October 2015
So-called A brands are losing out as highly profitable responsible-consumption products upset established market shares in the grocery industry.
February 2016
Few large international nongovernmental organizations have an effective means of measuring long-term impact in the social sector. One organization has developed an effective approach, however.
February 2016
A revolution in philanthropy is brewing, driven by Silicon Valley’s young tech billionaires. Their approach—which emphasizes data, transparency, speed, and impact—could mark a new chapter in philanthropic giving.

The Growth Imperative

April 2016
Corporate venturing is entrenched in the corporate landscape, and companies are expanding their repertoire of venturing tools. Here’s how to make the most of them.
October 2014
How can companies choose among the many possible avenues to growth? Three starting positions suggest the paths most likely to create value.
October 2014
A new growth strategy is only as good as the people and organizational practices that support it. Here are five secrets that leaders can use to promote the cooperation and behavior that new growth initiatives require.
October 2014
Business model innovation is a powerful approach to driving growth and to capturing a more durable competitive advantage. Four success stories point the way.
Robotics
September 2015
The use of advanced industrial robots is nearing takeoff, lowering labor costs, boosting productivity, and changing the competitiveness of major manufacturing economies.
September 2015
Economic and technical barriers to wider adoption of industrial robotics are beginning to fall, putting advanced robots within the reach of even small manufacturers.
September 2015
Not all manufacturers and economies will share the benefits of advanced industrial robotics equally. Fast adopters will realize the biggest cost savings and productivity gains.