20. November 2019
Innovation Roundtable Summit

Insights from Innovation Roundtable Summit 2019

Innovation Roundtable Summit (IRS) wrapped a week ago, and wow – it was our best ever. We were part of the IRS in Copenhagen as a […]
7. November 2019
Kathmandu Capital of Nepal

Why have a Tech Team in Kathmandu?

By Mike Durst “Hey Deepak, how is India?” – “I have no idea, I’m Nepali!” That was the starting point for my first trip to Kathmandu […]
4. October 2019

10 Factors to Help You Evaluate a New Technology

You’ve heard or read about a great new technology promising a better development experience, cost-saving potential or any other benefit. Before you dive in and start […]
9. September 2019
Technology Radar

Technology Radar: Your Go-to Platform for Technology Management

THE WHAT A Technology Radar maps the technology direction of an organization; the identified, selected and evaluated technologies can serve as threats or opportunities for the […]
26. July 2019
70 20 10 Rule Of Innovation

70:20:10 Rule of Innovation

One of the challenges that companies face is understanding how to manage their innovation resources. Should they go after the disruptive and risky idea? Or concentrate […]
12. July 2019
Blog Article on Innovations at Silicon Valley showing the Golden Gate Bridge

Discovering Innovations: Insights from Silicon Valley

The careful monitoring of an organization’s internal and external corporate environment to spot the first signs of relevant business opportunities and threats is one of the […]
24. June 2019
Teaser Image of the Blog Article Innovate at Scale

How companies can innovate and scale

When it comes to innovation, we too often focus on the importance of the individual within the process. In business, we usually identify good innovators and […]
7. June 2019
Digital Innovation Strategy

Digital Innovation Strategy: 3 Things to consider

Digital innovation is considered as a priority for most of the companies, but designing tactics to hit the right targets is hard. Moreover, many companies even […]
6. June 2019
Innovation Posters Teaser

Must-have Innovation Posters

It is the 10 year anniversary of ITONICS – the company that shapes innovation. For this special occasion, there is a special giveaway from us. We […]
22. May 2019
Trends And Technologies Innovating Banking Industry

Trends and Technologies Innovating the Banking Industry

Trends will matter in the banking industry in the months and years ahead. The challenge is to find out which ones are the most relevant to […]
21. May 2019
Success Story: Smart Trend Scouting with ITONICS Crowd

Success Story: Smart Trend Scouting with ITONICS Crowd

Trend scouting at DMK – Faster. Digital. More transparent. In an exclusive cooperation with the crowdsourcing experts at Streetspotr, ITONICS Crowd offers access to a community […]
17. May 2019

Startup Relationship Management Explained

Today’s business models are changing rapidly. This also means a big shift for business architects and technology innovation leaders from technology to strategy. Today, too many […]
14. May 2019
Case Study: Trendmanagement in der Foodbranche

Success Story: How DMK Group established a high-performance Trend Management

Supported by ITONICS Radar and ITONICS Inspirator, the DMK Group implemented a powerful trend management process from scouting to the derivation of new business opportunities and […]
29. March 2019
How Cisco fosters Innovation with Technology Foresight

How Cisco fosters Innovation with Technology Foresight

Innovation is an integral part of the Cisco DNA. With 25,000 engineers, more than 19,000 patents, and leadership positions in 18 different IT categories, Cisco already […]
13. March 2019
AI enabled Tech Foresight Summit teaser

Insights from AI-enabled Tech Foresight Summit

Did you miss the AI-enabled Tech Foresight Summit on February 20 in Berlin? We hosted more than 60 participants, including renowned AI and foresight speakers, startup […]
11. March 2019
Radar showing Trends, Technologies, Startups

Startup Radar: Your map to navigate Corporate-Startup Relationships

Corporates increasingly seek to be on the lookout of what is the next big thing to stay competitive in their industry, while startups are in need […]
8. February 2019
Roadmapping in Innovation

All You need to know about Roadmapping in Innovation

Roadmapping has been used in industry for a while and recently has been extensively scientifically analyzed and further developed. All companies from corporations to SMEs need […]
4. January 2019
Cisco Innovation Case Study

How Cisco ignited a company-wide Startup Culture

The increasing pressure to innovate through mass digitization of economy and society demands a paradigm shift from incremental innovation to disruptive and strategic innovations.
15. November 2018
Why you should care about Trend, Technology, and Startup Scouting

Why you should care about Trend, Technology, and Startup Scouting

By ITONICS GmbH & Detecon Consulting In our days, companies are actively involved in scanning environmental activities more than ever before. This means that market players […]
23. October 2018
4 steps for holistic management, teaser

4 Steps of Holistic Innovation Management

Innovation is a central lever in today’s business environment and a buzzword which can cause companies to feel a great deal of uncertainty. Even the most […]
12. September 2018
External sources of Innovation you should know

8 External Sources of Innovation

Back in time, companies relied mainly on their internal capabilities to generate innovative ideas and to transform these ideas into real products and services. However, nowadays […]
24. August 2018
How the DZ BANK manages Innovation

How the DZ BANK accelerates Innovation

The times when a solid business model worked for decades are also over in the banking sector. The new customer expectations of financial service providers in […]
23. August 2018
Internal Sources of Innovation

6 Internal Sources of Innovation

Spotting efficient sources for different types of innovation is a challenge for innovation leaders.  We took a closer look at the most important sources of innovation […]
15. August 2018
Disruptive Innovation: Why Uber isn’t disruptive but Netflix is

Disruptive Innovation: Why Uber isn’t disruptive but Netflix is

Disruptive technologies challenge industry leaders that did not innovate fast enough to survive. They can destroy existing models and change entire industries. Especially the very large […]
30. July 2018
Spotting Innovation Opportunities

Spotting Innovation Opportunities

A strategic innovation field, let’s call it “opportunity space”, can be found by connecting all the dots between bits of diverse information you already know and […]
13. July 2018
Startup Success Story _ Celonis Innovating process mining

Celonis: The Process Mining Tech Disruptor

Process mining is a powerful tool for optimizing business processes by reconstructing and analyzing them on the basis of digital traces in IT systems. Imagine losing […]
27. June 2018
How Failure impacts innovation

How Failure impacts Innovation

Let’s face the facts: failure is becoming a trendy thing due to the ever-increasing speed of innovation. More and more we hear entrepreneurs say “It’s OK […]
19. June 2018
Hidden champions of CEBIT 2018

The Hidden Champions at CeBIT – Tech Newcomers to watch

The fourth time in a row ITONICS exhibited at Europe’s refurbished Business Festival for Innovation and Digitization in Hanover – CeBIT. Besides presenting our innovation management […]
24. May 2018
N26 App Only Bank

N26: App-only FinTech from Berlin

Isn’t going to a bank such a waste of time? Many people use every chance (ATMs, phone banking and online banking) to sidestep interacting with a […]
14. May 2018
7 Habits of Highly Innovative Companies

7 Habits of Highly Innovative Companies

Innovation. It is the lifeblood of our global economy, a survival skill and a strategic priority for any company worldwide. Nevertheless, many market participants still face […]
13. May 2018
Lemonade _ insurance that millenials love

Insurance that Millennials love

All of us have to deal with insurance companies, and it’s not fun. Endless paperwork, confusing conditions, fine print, long queue and so on and so […]
26. April 2018
Smart Service Canvas for Innovation

Smart Service Canvas

By Jens Pöppelbuß and Carolin Durst The connection of physical objects and cyber things through a wireless network provides us with immediate access to information about […]
4. April 2018
Shaping digital Transformation

Shaping the Digital Transformation

By Andreas Rusnjak The digitalization of data and processes combined with delivery of excellent customer benefit along with digitized information and communication architecture will be an […]
22. February 2018
Who should be part of my Innovation Community

Who should be Part of my Innovation Community?

By Carolin Durst Strategic innovation management aims at identifying opportunities and risks at an early stage in order to prepare the company for the future. Therefore, […]
20. February 2018
Blog Article Understanding Trends, Hypes and Weak Signals

Understand Trends, Identify Strategic Fields of Innovation and Create something entirely New

By Carolin Durst, Michael Durst, and Matthias Saffer Change is the new normal. Evolving markets, new demands, standards, and values, as well as ever shorter product […]
15. January 2018
The Digital Bank – How to make Business Models fit for the Future

The Digital Bank – How to make Business Models fit for the Future

In mid-90s Bill Gates made a statement that “Banking is necessary, banks are not”. What sounded provocative back then is a reality today. Some banks have been […]
4. January 2018
How ITONICS’ Customers practice Trend and Technology Management

How ITONICS’ Customers practice Trend and Technology Management

Having a good instinct for new trends can be worth a fortune for companies. Who wouldn’t have wanted to be the originator of the idea for […]
2. January 2018
Where to Spot trends _ Trend Management in Practice teaser

Shaping Change – Trend Management in Practice

A study on the relevance and state of the art of trend management in corporations   In times of ever shorter product lifecycles and rapid technological […]
12. December 2017
New ISO 50501 to foster Innovations

New ISO 50501 to foster Innovations

Germans, in particular, are used to having everything certified, tested, sealed, and verified, from the smoothie purchased at the supermarket to the sports shoes and all […]
4. September 2017
Innovation meets Crowdsourcing

Innovation Management meets Crowdsourcing

“ (…) the world is becoming too fast, too complex and too networked for any company to have all the answers inside.” – Yochai Benkler, professor […]
4. May 2017
Why Trends, Technologies and Inspirations matter in Innovation, Michael Durst

Why Trends, Technologies and Inspirations matter in Innovation

Whenever I talk to clients about innovation and innovation management, the so called Innovation Funnel shows up on the projector. It basically says that you simply […]
28. June 2016
6 Steps To Digitize Business

6 Steps to Digitize a Business

By Mike Durst More and more execs that I talk to are worried about the speed of digitization. Within a couple of years startups like Airbnb, […]
19. December 2015

End2End Innovation: From Environmental Scanning to Roadmap

End2End Innovation Management An organization that has no idea of the future has no future at all. Of course, the future can only be understood and […]
18. April 2013

Study: Trends in Innovation Management

As part of a cooperation with the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences, we interviewed more than 50 companies about the role of trends in innovation management. […]