Commodore Innovation L.L.C.

Since starting Commodore a few months ago, we’ve talked with dozens of innovation practitioners who know how important it is to measure performance, but …! But they’re not sure how to get started. But they’re not sure how to make …

A lot has been written about measuring innovation in recent years. I’ve been reviewing this literature as we build our service offering for Commodore Innovation. (For anyone interested, we have a live list of resources related to measurement of innovation …

We think companies can measure better all along the innovation pipeline, but if you asked us what sorts of activities need the most improvement vis-à-vis measurement? It’s not even close: it’s at the front end.

We thought we’d better go ahead and address this one right up front. What is “dead reckoning” and why on earth would we pick that as the name of our blog?

One of the reasons we started Commodore was concern about a decline in Total Factor Productivity (TFP) in many major economies (e.g., US, China, Euro area). TFP is, put simply, the portion of economic growth that occurs from using either

Over the last ten years—both in my practice as an innovation consultant and in the literature—I’ve seen a recurring theme among people paying attention to innovation in large companies. Consistently, they rank innovation among their highest priorities and consistently, they’re

The way companies measure innovation initiatives is outdated. Despite all the progress that has been made in innovation practice in the last decade, firms are still measuring innovation in much the same way. And let’s not forget that what gets