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Disrupting Traditional Approaches to Create a Resilient Innovation Funding Model

Published: 01 April 2020

ID: G00464734

Analyst(s): Michelle Bazargan , Galliopi Demetriou , Jackie Fenn


The pace of disruption has forced companies to become agile in every process to succeed. CIOs leading innovation can use this guide to develop foundational and flexible approaches for funding innovation to increase agility and growth, while balancing financial expectations in every market situation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Partner With the CFO and Finance Team to Drive Ownership and Accountability
  • Fund Foundational Innovation Capabilities Separately
  • Use an Innovation Portfolio to Guide Innovation Funding and Investment Principles
  • Create a Dynamic Flexible Agile Funding Model

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