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Green financing of corporate breakthroughs

Making investors part of your innovation ecosystem

Corporates understand the vital importance of becoming more sustainable, both to unlock growth and to create corporate strategic advantage. Meeting this sustainability challenge requires three building blocks – technology, scale-up capabilities, and capital – all working together to start the...
Technology & innovation management

Digital transformation of work

Accelerated by the pandemic

Technology & innovation management

Demystifying the Internet of Things for secure industrial transportation systems

The IIoT promises major efficiency gains, especially in industrial transportation. However, if not properly designed, it may become a major safety...

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is the enabling technology for industrial transportation companies to build the foundation for differentiating solutions and to create the mobility of the future. However, when deploying such innovations at the interface of information technology (IT) and...
Technology & innovation management

Innovation management

Getting the digital tools right

Many organizations have created significant business benefit by decentralizing R&D and innovation functions, thus improving the contribution of innovation to business unit performance. However, this often creates a conflict of ownership, as the alignment of R&D activities with corporate...
Technology & innovation management

The National Innovation Ecosystem

A holistic approach to designing an effective National Innovation Ecosystem

Innovation is key in driving social and economic development and bridging the wealth gap between emerging and developed countries. Over the last 50 years, only a few countries, such as South Korea and Singapore, have succeeded in unlocking the full benefits of nation-wide innovation. Instrumental...
Technology & innovation management

The laboratory of the future

Industrial research and development has been transformed by factors such as globalization, specialization and open innovation. To meet growing challenges, R&D needs to change again to create the laboratory of the future, which will focus on putting people at the heart of innovation. We explore...
Technology & innovation management

Managing clinical trials during COVID-19 and beyond

A new, groundbreaking predictive analytical approach which can be deployed in a few weeks to cope with the current crisis, and has the broader...

One of the many consequences of the COVID-19 crisis has been difficulty in continuing to enroll and run clinical trials, which typically involve large numbers of people interacting in multiple geographies. Arthur D. Little (ADL) has pioneered and deployed a new, risk-based predictive analytical...
Healthcare & life sciences, Technology & innovation management, Digital problem solving

Legacy transformation dilemma

How to minimize risks and accelerate returns

Digital competitors have raised the bar and are forcing incumbents from virtually every industry into huge transformation programs. To win this race for digitalization, incumbents are investing vast amounts of resources into multi-year programs that require them to change the engine with the train...
Organization & transformation, Technology & innovation management

The Age of Collaboration II

Startups + corporates = pain or gain?

Technology & innovation management, Corporate finance

The next generation of corporate incubators

While large organizations have enthusiastically embraced the creation of in-house corporate incubators to identify and support breakthrough growth opportunities with start-ups, the results have been disappointing for many. This article argues that to overcome these challenges and successfully scale...
Technology & innovation management