Innovation

Insights

The Tech Crunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, California.  | Reuters/Beck Diefenbach
March 7, 2017
Written

Why You Don’t Understand Disruption

It’s not that big companies are bad at inventing; it’s that they’re bad at organizational shifts.

Insights

Students eating pizza | iStock/franckreporter
March 3, 2017
Written

Changing the Pizza Paradigm, One Pie at a Time

How robots, “smart” ovens, and old-fashioned cooking skills might challenge a $40 billion industry.

Insights

"Why Hollywood and Silicon Valley Need Each Other" | Reuters/Brian Snyder
January 31, 2017
Video

Why Hollywood and Silicon Valley Need Each Other

Sophisticated audiences want good stories and new ways to watch.
Programs for Executives

Upcoming Programs in Innovation

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In-person|Stanford GSB
Full-time
Dates TBD
In-person|Stanford GSB
Full-time
Fall 2018
In-person|Stanford GSB
Full-time
Learn the attributes and skills that make a strong leader, develop your own leadership style, and learn how organizations can empower others to do so.

Doctors don’t necessarily have all the skills to manage the broader process of innovation.


Stefanos Zenios, Professor of Operations, Information & Technology

Insights

Man with surprised look on his face | Reuters/Lucas Jackson
January 23, 2017
Written

Is Tech Disruption Good for the Economy?

An analysis of 85 years’ worth of patents shows that technological innovation boosts total wealth.

Latest Stories on Innovation

March 28, 2017
Written

The Risk of an Unwavering Vision

A new study concludes that successful tech firms are often “discovered and not planned.”
March 11, 2017
Written

Andrew Ng: Why AI Is the New Electricity

A computer scientist discusses artificial intelligence’s promise, hype, and biggest obstacles.
March 7, 2017
Written

Why You Don’t Understand Disruption

It’s not that big companies are bad at inventing; it’s that they’re bad at organizational shifts.
March 3, 2017
Written

Changing the Pizza Paradigm, One Pie at a Time

How robots, “smart” ovens, and old-fashioned cooking skills might challenge a $40 billion industry.
January 31, 2017
Video

Why Hollywood and Silicon Valley Need Each Other

Sophisticated audiences want good stories and new ways to watch.
January 23, 2017
Written

Is Tech Disruption Good for the Economy?

An analysis of 85 years’ worth of patents shows that technological innovation boosts total wealth.
November 16, 2016
Written

Why Doctors Can Be Good at Inventing But Bad for Innovation

A study shows why medical startups need top executives who are skilled at turning ideas into products.
September 20, 2016
Written

Lean Startup and Design Thinking: Getting the Best Out of Both

How to create a customer-centric venture.
March 23, 2016
Written

What Business Can Learn from Protestors

Protests do more than draw attention to causes. They can also spur innovation.
March 2, 2016
Written

Baba Shiv: Failure is the Mother of Innovation

Startups may embrace the “fail-fast” mantra, but many leaders are risk-adverse.