Creating Innovation via the Competitive Value Guide: A Glance Inside the Corporate Innovation Management Tool

The Conference Board of Canada, June 29, 2017
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Many companies are wasting time and money due to haphazard company-level innovation management. Corporate innovation success starts with properly aligned leadership that nurtures a culture of entrepreneurship and pursues innovation comprehensively, competitively and methodically with the right metrics to ensure tangible value where it counts: in the market.

The Conference Board of Canada has just released the Competitive Value Guide (CoVG) report describing a cloud-based software tool dedicated to helping corporate leadership and public/private investment institutions make smarter investments, handle executive misalignments and adopt effective corporate innovation management practices.

In this 60-minute webinar, Sorin Cohn will walk participants through the CoVG tool and its capacity to perform targeted competitive analyses, probe the executive understanding of business models, innovation strategies, management practices and corporate alignments.

Webinar Highlights

Participants in this webinar will learn:

  • how to accelerate company growth
  • how to avoid decline and enhance industry competitiveness through in-depth knowledge of corporate innovation management
  • about executive team alignment and commitment to methodical development and nurturing of a culture of innovation

This webinar will prepare corporate leaders and investors to enhance their performance in the context of the 4th industrial revolution dynamics, environmental changes, shorter business cycles, and fiercer competition in the markets.

About Sorin

Photo of Sorin CohnDr. Sorin Cohn is the leader of Innovation Metrics for the Centre for Business Innovation with The Conference Board of Canada. Sorin is also the President of BD Cohnsulting and the c-IM&E Inc. driving innovation nation programs to help Canadian communities and businesses enhance their competitive performance in global markets. He was the Chair of the Board of Startup Canada and a member of the Board of the Centre of Excellence for Energy Efficiency. Sorin has 35+ years of international business and technology experience. He was the Managing Director EMEA for Terawave in Paris, France, a co-founder and President of Global Portfolio for OrbitIQ, the Director for Exploratory Programs at BNR and he has held executive positions with Nortel Networks. Sorin has developed new technologies, created R&D laboratories, started new product lines and initiated/managed new business units in addition to lecturing in Europe and America on corporate innovation management. He has several essential patents in web services, wireless and digital signal processing, as well as over 100 publications and presentations. Sorin received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, an M.Sc in Physics and an M.Eng in Engineering Physics.

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