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What Is Innovation Accounting?

Why innovation accounting is a useful tool for monitoring your ecosystem.

Tristan Kromer
8 minute read

Where Corporate Strategy Meets Innovation Strategy

If your corporate strategy and innovation strategy are not aligned, you are at risk of disruption.

Tristan Kromer
5 minute read

Innovation Strategy: Where to Explore, When to Launch, and How to Hack

Innovation strategy is about more than tackling what’s in front of you. You have to know how to find — and manipulate — the advantages of hidden markets.

Tristan Kromer
7 minute read

The Trials and Unexpected Benefits of Screwing Up

We made a mistake, fixed it, learned from it, and were surprised by the positive consequences.

Tristan Kromer
5 minute read

How to Win at Startup Poker

Startups are a lot like poker in that much of the information you need is hidden from you. In this version of Startup Poker, learn how to calibrate your business model to the market you’re chasing.

Tristan Kromer
9 minute read

Measuring Innovation Boards

The decisions made by Innovation boards hold the keys to a company’s future. Those decisions should be measured as rigorously as the projects themselves.

Tristan Kromer
10 minute read

The Hidden Investor in Corporate Growth Boards

Corporate innovation projects need to account for the hidden investor: middle managers who lose resources from their day-to-day operations.

Tristan Kromer
7 minute read

How to Calculate Opportunity Cost of Innovation

When calculating the costs of your innovation program, don’t forget to include opportunity costs — the money you’re not making by doing something else.

Tristan Kromer
9 minute read

Levels of Innovation Metrics

Successful innovation accounting requires applying the right metrics to the right categories: individuals, teams, projects, portfolios, and ecosystems.

Tristan Kromer
11 minute read

Innovation, Climate Change, and the Economy

A carbon-neutral economy is inevitable. If we don’t have an innovation strategy that elevates both the economy and the environment, we will be left in the dust.

Tristan Kromer
8 minute read