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Survey Analysis Report: Determine Your Innovation Lab Scenario to Optimize Success and Avoid Failure

Published: 19 February 2020

ID: G00450821

Analyst(s): Samantha Searle


Innovation labs can accelerate organizations’ technology innovation. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders can learn how to apply the factors that affect the success of these different scenarios and to determine which are the most appropriate for their innovation focus.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Four Innovation Lab Scenarios Emerge as the Labs Evolve
  • Collaborators Are CEO-Driven and Customer-Centric
  • Productizers Develop Data-Driven Products and Services
  • Modernizers Focus on Digital Optimization
  • Drifters’ Experimental Adventures Lack Focus and Fuel Failure
  • Lessons to Be Learned
  • Methodology
    • Gartner’s Technology Innovation Lab Partner Strategies Study (2019)

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