4 Different Approaches to Innovation Centers but 3 Common Goals

The Wireless Technology Forum’s July panel moderated by Merrick Furst, Flashpoint Founder and Distinguished Professor at Georgia Tech, provided insights into innovation centers from Delta, First Data, Ericsson, and Dover Corporation. Rachel Ford provided insight into Cox Enterprises partnership with TechStars Atlanta.

Each innovation center took different approaches to innovation but their goals were the same.

Goals

Solve problems for the customer.
Position the company as an innovation leader in their respective industry.
Participate in the ecosystem, but maintain company secrets.

All goals aligned with the overall company goal of creating more revenue, and attract /