Category: Corporate Innovation

The misalignment of enlightenment (and living with no regrets).

At our office, we have an indoor running track. It’s a converted gym, and it’s one of the coolest things about our office. I was walking on it yesterday having a phone call (yeah, it’s better than some sort of treadmill desk). The call was with an architect who was feeling stuck at his company. […]

So Immature: A Digital Transformation Maturity Model

  Last week I was in NYC and had an amazing meeting with Anand Sanwal, CEO of CB Insights. If you’ve never heard of CB Insights, you should definitely check them out. They are a next-gen industry analyst that has built software that tracks startup data and sells this data (alongside research and workflow tools) […]

The Thornton Tomasetti Innovation Machine- An Interview with Rob Otani

The Thornton Tomasetti Innovation Machine We announced earlier that Thornton Tomasetti chose The Combine as their partner to take their most interesting internal innovations to market. We have since launched the first of those concepts – Konstru – and will be announcing several more later this year. The group within Thornton-Tomasetti that brings those ideas to the forefront is called CORE [...]

Corporate Innovation: Theatre or Action? – A piece by Ray Daddazio

Thornton Tomasetti President Asks, “Innovation: Theatre or Action?” This post is written by Ray Daddazio, President of Thornton Tomasetti, from his notes that he took down during a lecture in January of this year. The event was sponsored jointly by Columbia University’s Business School in conjunction with Columbia Entrepreneurship, and was hosted by Chris McGarry, Director for Entrepreneurship in the [...]