The Innovation Factor: The Series
In its three-part special series on innovation, Inc focused on companies and company leaders that have made innovation an integral part of their business strategies. The articles from "The Innovation Factor" reveal how continually innovative companies keep the creative fires burning, what makes innovative leaders tick, and how corporate powerhouses regularly harvest ideas from upstart innovators.
- Built to Invent
- Part 1 of a three-installment series on hypercreative organizations and the strategies behind them.
- The Innovation 50
- A listing of the most inventive small companies in entrepreneurial America.
- A Field Guide to Innovation
- From motivation to marketing, the best practices of the Innovation 50.
- Inside the Idea Mill
- What's better than one blockbuster innovation? A company designed to crank out innovations one after another.
- Time Travelers
- How do innovators know where to place their bets? They send their employees into the future.
- Inside Innovative Minds
- In the second installment of our three-part series on innovation, Inc examines in depth the men and women who are coming up with today's market-transforming inventions, where those individuals get their ideas, and how they operate.
- Innovative Minds
- Who innovates? A look at the personalities (and brains) behind America's most creative businesses.
- What's Your Innovation Quotient?
- So you think you're inventive? Take our 20 question quiz and see how you rate.
- Your Brain on Innovation
- Want to know what makes a creative genius tick? Neuroscience gives us some clues.
- Innovation, We Trust
- In the final installment of our three-part series on innovation, Inc focuses on how today's economic trends will effect the innovative entrepreneurs of tomorrow.
- Creation Nation
- Wondering where the next hot food ... hit toy ... big band ... miracle drug will come from? Chances are, from entrepreneurs just like you who are furiously creating new products for the country's biggest corporations. Are small companies America's new R&D labs?
- A Brief History of Innovation
- Many of the revolutionary products of the last century sprang from small companies. If you don't already appreciate the impact that entrepreneurial businesses have had on your every waking hour, just try to imagine life without these inventions.
- Ordinary People, Extraordinary Creativity
- Innovation isn't beyond the ability of everyday companies. You just need to know how to go about it.