Organizing for Innovation

A disarming smile. A nourishing breakfast of fruits and boiled eggs. A few laps across the swimming pool. A passion for his subject. The man has several decades of experience under his belt, but Tom Allen continues to share his knowledge with us. Apparently life is good to nice people. Touch wood!

'Unlike Von Hippel, we decided to look within the corporation for Innovation. We left the customer out of the equation' he joked. His class focusses on the optimal sharing of information within and across the corporation. He spoke of gatekeepers and keeping track of them. He spoke of the dual career ladder in some corporations and its inherent weakness. I love this class.

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