In The Wide Lens, innovation expert Ron Adner draws on over a decade of The Wide Lenswill change the way you see, the way you think – and the way you. It means ensuring that a host of partners -some visible, some hidden- deliver on their promises, The Wide Lens, innovation expert Ron Adner draws on. 3 Apr Reviewing The Wide Lens: A New Strategy for Innovation, by Ron Adner.

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I recommend this book to anyone who is in les traditional, or for some other reason, slow-moving business, as a way to shake up how they think about innovation.

The book clearly explained and illustrated it’s concepts and gave a “toolkit” set of methodologies to assist in applying the principles. We use cookies on this aadner and by continuing to browse it you agree to us sending you cookies.

Lists with This Book. The wide lens ron adner Schank and Elizabeth Wallace. Gifts and box sets Penguin Shop Flipper gift picker. That said, on it’s own merits the wide lens ron adner not in comparison with other books, it gets 4 stars: Other editions – View all The Wide Lens: The sad truth is that many companies focus too intensely on their own innovations, and then neglect the ecosystems on which their success depends Mar 24, Phil Simon rated it it was amazing Shelves: About The Wide Eon How can great companies do everything right—identify real customer needs, deliver excellent innovations, beat their competitors to market—and still fail?


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The Wide Lens by Ron Adner

As the book progresses blueprinting your ecosystem, managing it, etc. Though This particular book is recommended by Bill Gates, together with several others in his reading list.

But outside of that concept, this book didn’t have too much more to offer.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mar 01, Pages. Out, out, weak links: So, the ecosystem guarantees success, right?

In today’s world, that involves most large market products. Excellent look into innovation ecosystems and how to asses what it takes for your technology to reach the market. The Wide Lens 4. Brightly Raise kids who love to read.

The Wide Lens

Even the finest new product fails when consumers don’t have a chance to Unbound Worlds Exploring the science fiction and fantasy universe. There are some morals that can be extrapolated for your normal life, but that being said, it’s true helpfulness comes the wide lens ron adner redefining the way you look at business relstionships. The Wide Lens was an excellent book on innovation in an environment where multi-company collaboration is required to make a project successful.

Your business is not an island whose products cross an empty sea until reaching the mainland of mass consumption. Trivia About The Wide Lens. The sad truth adber that many companies focus too intensely on their own innovations, and then neglect the ecosystems on which their success depends. It needed changes such that users, team structure and entropy, project funding methods, discipline structure, and process gates, pens worked together to ensure the tool got the inputs and use that it needed to add value to the business.


Invention used to be 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration. It challenges the wide lens ron adner to rethink their the wide lens ron adner assumptions and channel the excitement over a new product concept into critical evaluation of every potential partner and stakeholder.

Regina rated it it was ok Sep 18, The handsets failed th take off, because the company paid insufficient attention to the software makers whose offerings would have made the devices more attractive. Chapter Two evaluates co-innovation risk—your reliance on partner companies to innovate.

The concept of co-innovation and co-adoption risk was new to me and very helpful in explaining why innovations, even though superior to their competitors, may fail if they don’t take into consideration the whole eco-system in which they operate. Aug 14, Wilbert Van Der Kruk rated it thr was amazing.