“SVEN’s community is ideal to leverage for Innovation because it is a team sport— It helps to have talent (your team), a good playbook (like Zone to Win), but you need other players (like SVEN) and its broad domain expertise across its membership to enable an Open Innovation Methodology to succeed.”
AUTHOR, ADVISOR, SPEAKER, AND SVEN MODERATOR
1. EXTERNAL INNOVATION
External Innovation focuses on gaining critical visibility to early stage disruption outside your company for:
Commercial PoC / Pilot
3. OPEN INNOVATION
Open Innovation harnesses the broad network of SVEN executives through advisory sessions to:
Validate overall approach
Challenge the status quo
Provide new ideas
Provide key introductions
Emerging Trends Assessment & Strategy
SVEN will identify and assess emerging opportunities that are 3-5 years out.
SVEN will identify adjacent and disruptive strategies, business models and technologies that exist in the marketplace.
SVEN will provide and execute a 90-day plan to jumpstart your internal and external innovation actions.
SVEN will identify a sample of companies that are potential corporate development and innovation opportunities.
Scouting and Activation Opportunities
SVEN will vet and narrow hundreds of sourced startups down to tens that are the most closely aligned with the corporate objectives.
SVEN will help companies and startups initiate and complete pilot/PoC projects with allocated funds, resources, and detailed project plans.
SVEN will analyze the results to generate support for continued startup integration after achieving pilot success.
HEARING FROM OUR MEMBERS
“I’ve worked with SVEN’s Emerging Innovation delivery team on a number of projects for Samsung aimed at understanding nascent and emergent market application areas across a diverse set of technology domains, including wireless and cellular networks, augmented reality and secure wireless payment. The team provided timely and comprehensive insights from established market and new entrant perspectives, along with cogent supporting discussion and contacts.”