Applicability to Executive Function
This completed Ask the Thought Leader webcast shows how sales and R&D at IBM co-developed and implemented a collaborative innovation program to test early stage innovations and speed the innovation commercialization process
Featured Thought Leaders: Mary Jo Frederich, Director, Industry Solutions Labs (ISL) and First-of-a-Kind (FOAK) program, and Alexis Bantel, Program Manager, FOAK, presented Key Lessons and answered audience questions during the live webcast.
The webcast shows how IBM:
Utilizes a multi-stage process to filter innovation ideas to those most viable
Evaluates innovation ideas against a set of criteria to make funding decisions
Selects innovation incubation partners that fit identified attributes that lead to success
Develops and implements a project plan that achieves identified program goals
Profiled Company: IBM is a top 5 global computer products and services company headquartered in Armonk, New York, USA.
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