Report: Building an External Innovation Capability

Authors: Matthew Le Merle and Jamie Campbell

In the past few years, an increasing number of the largest companies in the world have established a new C-level role—the chief innovation officer—responsible for leading innovation activities throughout the enterprise. As these executives get to work, they quickly find that the pace of innovation has accelerated and that their companies cannot hope to create and develop every possible source of innovation advantage exclusively in-house.

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