Session: Unicorns and Dinosaurs. Can Large Companies Really Innovate?

Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert comics famously said that “Large corporations welcome innovation and individualism in the same way the dinosaurs welcomed large meteors.” Is that really true in the age where “culture eats strategy”? No matter if our organization is big or small, it’s up to leaders to ensure that our teams survive and thrive, and our companies succeed. In this session, learn about Cisco’s balanced innovation approach: Build, Buy, Partner, Invest and CoDevelop. Together, we will explore implications that accelerated pace of innovation has on leaders and innovation practitioners. This session with provide you with practical leadership and development tools that you can leverage to connect your employees to strategy, minimize turf wars and maximize growth and sustainability for your organization.