Innovation Articles

By Nathan Furr, Kate O’Keeffe, Jeffrey H. Dyer

Managing Multiparty Innovation


In an increasingly digital and connected environment, leaders of established companies frequently find themselves facing opportunities that they—or even their industries—cannot seize alone. Instead of relying on start-ups to create innovations and then buying in to them, organizations taking part in this new process, which we call "ecosystem innovation," collaborate to develop and then commercialize new concepts.