Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the internet.
As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated.
- These CIOs go way beyond IT-business alignment [ComputerWorld]
Some CIOs are breaking with tradition, blurring the distinction between IT and the business with huge success.
- Economics bloggers don’t think much of R&D as a catalyst for innovation [BusinessWeek: NEXT]
40 economics bloggers from across the political and economic spectrum all agree that innovation is important (whatever innovation is). They also agree that R&D activities from any source, be that university, corporation or government, are not a strong driver for innovation.
- Is Microsoft heading the way of the dinosaur? [The Globe and Mail]
For a tech company, innovation is key. Innovation is also in short supply at Microsoft despite a significant investment in R&D.
- What Mad Men gets right about innovation [Harvard Business Review: Research Blog]
Man Men shows us how to reward our employees if we want to foster innovation.