By Guest Author Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
Peter Cappelli, Professor of Management at Wharton School and Director of the Wharton’s Center for Human Resources endorsed Marylene Delbourg-Delphis’ book Everybody Wants to Love Their Job: Rebuilding Trust and Culture, saying “The energizing culture of the start-up world can be imported to even the biggest organizations. A powerful case for bringing the human element back into management.”
Startups are inspirational for many reasons. The “human element” is definitely one of them. >>>
The One Million by One Million (1Mby1M) global virtual accelerator is yet another benefit granted to NetApp startups through a partnership between the two companies. For the second time this year, NetApp has awarded six startups one-year scholarships to the 1Mby1M Premium program, offering them the advantages of access to the 1Mby1M online curriculum, weekly online mentoring sessions and an international network of investors, potential customers, channel partners, and more.
The participating startups include:
CloudOptimo – Co-founded by Vaibhav Kamble and Tushar Chakote, CloudOptimo’s platform helps to reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of a cloud infrastructure up to 80% using Cloud Provider’s excess capacity.
FirstHive – Founded by CEO Aditya Bhamidipaty, FirstHive is a Customer Data Platform that builds Unique Customer Identities by aggregating data from across all sources of customer interactions and customer transactions.
In this interview, Anita Sands discusses Corporate Innovation as it pertains to large enterprises experiencing disruptive change as well as some experiencing hyper growth. She has perspective on both, and generously shares her thoughts.
Sramana Mitra: Anita, you have spent the first part of your career being a physicist. That’s a really interesting training ground for someone who went on to be in the innovation ecosystem. Would you actually tell me a few things about your journey as a physicist and how that ties into where you are today in the innovation ecosystem?
Anita Sands: As you rightly said, I started as a physicist. My undergraduate was in Physics and Applied Mathematics. My Ph.D. >>>
Anita Sands, Board Director at Symantec and ServiceNow, talks about corporate innovation as it pertains to large enterprises experiencing disruptive change, as well as some experiencing hyper growth. Anita has perspective on both, and generously shares her thoughts.
For several years, I’ve been working with some corporate partners that want their whole organization to have at least an opportunity to participate in innovation. Part of this is driven by the fact that today, the words innovation and entrepreneurship are so catchy and so pervasive in corporate societies that part of the job attractiveness is dependent on how much people can participate in different types innovation, incubation, or intrapreneurship programs. Many companies want to provide opportunities for their employees to apply themselves in this direction. If everybody is submitting ideas, however, a process and a framework are needed to collect and vet those ideas. Which ideas get developed further? Which ones get resources? Have a listen to my recent conversations on corporate innovation strategies with the thought leaders of some major corporations shared as 30-minute podcasts.
Here Sramana Mitra explains our Incubator-In-A-Box (IIAB) program for which we’re seeing very significant interest right now. IIAB is our core partnership platform.
Paolo Juvara is Group Vice President, Oracle Applications Lab. Oracle has been a partner of 1Mby1M since 2013 and has built its internal innovation program on the 1Mby1M Incubator-in-a-Box platform. In this session, Paolo and I discuss the secrets of the success of the program. A unique window into corporate innovation thought leadership.
Oracle has been a partner of 1Mby1M since 2013 and has built its internal innovation program on the 1Mby1M Incubator-in-a-Box platform.
In this interview, Sramana Mitra and Paolo Juvara, Group Vice President of Oracle Application Lab, discuss the secrets of the success of the program. A unique window into corporate innovation thought leadership from some of the industry’s pioneering thinkers.