Three Innovation Lessons From India's Titan Watches

Harvard Business Review

When targeting the youth markets, Titan ran different types of advertisements and created very different looking watches, under the racy brand name, Fastrack. While the innovation program has largely been a success, Bhat noted there have been some bumps along the way. "We If you are working only on one or two innovation efforts, the odds of achieving breakthrough growth are pretty low. Customers Innovation


How the Big Data Explosion Has Changed Decision Making

Harvard Business

The RACI framework offers an excellent real-world instantiation of Jensen’s decision rights approach: Responsible. That is, digitally linking the relevant individuals and teams identified in a RACI review should be straightforward. An increasing number of organizations I work with use RACI (or some variant ) to create auditable accountability networks for project and process management. That transformed the RACI decision rights template.


A Bad Reputation Costs a Company at Least 10% More Per Hire

Harvard Business Review

A few years ago, domain registrar and web hosting company GoDaddy was known for its racy ads featuring NASCAR driver Danica Patrick and The Biggest Loser star Jillian Michaels. Executives all the way up to CEO Chuck Robbins participated; Robbins posed in a photo with a young employee holding a sign that reads, “#IChoseCisco because…the CEO supports innovative ideas — even from interns!”