Innovation & Growth

The Management Blog

Leading Innovators

September 2013
From the garages of Silicon Valley to far more structured corporate programs, innovation takes many forms. This year’s report explores what gives successful innovators their edge.
Big Data and Beyond
March 2014
Correlations spill out of big data, but they’re not always ironclad. In a blog published on, David Ritter explains why causality still matters.
Sparking Creativity
November 2013
If you try something new and fail, explains BCG’s Alan Iny, you’ve at least shown a willingness to take risks—one of the hallmarks of creativity.

The Growth Imperative

January 2014
How have some companies found growth despite the odds? BCG research offers lessons from “uphill growers.”

Editor’s Choice

February 2014
Here’s how managers can make even a high-performing sales force more productive—and increase the revenue and profits of the business by 10 to 15 percent.
November 2013
The fast-changing energy industry is wrestling with how to protect its IP. Here are six habits and three organizational principles of IP winners.
January 2014
By 2015, we expect some 60 percent of new cars to be “connected”—just one of the developments marking a new era of automotive innovation.
September 2013
3D printing will prove a game changer for large swaths of industry—and its impact will be felt far sooner than many expect.