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A woman stands in a fleld of dots |  Reuters/David Gray
March 28, 2017
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The Risk of an Unwavering Vision

A new study concludes that successful tech firms are often “discovered and not planned.”

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Baidu's robot Xiaodu | Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon
March 11, 2017
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Andrew Ng: Why AI Is the New Electricity

A computer scientist discusses artificial intelligence’s promise, hype, and biggest obstacles.

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The Tech Crunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, California.  | Reuters/Beck Diefenbach
March 7, 2017
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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.
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Latest Stories on Innovation

May 26, 2017
Written

Is One of These the Next Big Thing?

Stanford GSB students pitch their startup ideas to VCs, angels, and alumni.
May 24, 2017
Written

Why Do Some Innovations Stick? Quite Simply, Because They’re Better

Patent gatekeepers require truly original ideas to be stronger, but there’s a downside.
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
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Lean Startup and Design Thinking: Getting the Best Out of Both

How to create a customer-centric venture.