Growth by Innovation and Strategy

Innovation and strategy leaders are key to driving growth

Today’s business environment is characterized by disruption

Business leaders today face a very challenging business environment marked by significant change, emerging technology trends, competition, uncertainty — and opportunity. Although many organizations find it hard to accelerate through the kinds of disruptions and mixed signals they face, Gartner research shows that there are ways to position the business to drive through disruption and come out ahead, but it takes concerted action and preparation.

A graph displaying Uncertain Business Conditions Seen in Unprecedented Market Trends from 2009 to 2018. For the first time since the Great Recession, the trends lines for Business Transformation, Competition, Economic Uncertainty, Employee power in the labor market, and capital inefficiency have converged at post-recovery highs around 2018.
Gartner offers a series of surveys – on topics including innovation climate and R&D function maturity – that yield actionable, practical suggestions for improving.
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How we address the top challenges of innovation and strategy leaders

The accelerating nature of change makes it more difficult to get ahead and stay ahead. Our insights, advice and tools help innovation and strategy leaders like you achieve your mission-critical priorities and position your organization for growth.

Set a strategy for success

Learn the actions that progressive functional leaders across the enterprise are taking to improve their execution, re-align their business strategy model and drive forward the organization’s objectives, especially through disruptive turns and uncertainty.

Build a successful strategic plan

Does your functional strategic plan promote functional initiatives that will drive enterprise productivity, innovation and growth? Kick-start your strategic planning process with Gartner’s step-by-step guide.

Invest in Innovation & Growth

Amid uncertainty, it’s necessary to fund innovation and drive strategy changes and risk-taking. When managing change, rely on Gartner for tailored, flexible, current, reliable and practical support.

Questions about becoming a Gartner client?

Are you a new innovation and strategy leader?

When making the leap to a new position, almost half of executives — innovation and strategy leaders included — underperform. Gartner has analyzed thousands of leadership transitions and uncovered insights you can leverage to establish yourself as an effective enterprise leader during your transition and beyond.

Gartner’s innovation and strategy experts are trusted advisors and objective resources for over 300 functional leaders

Gartner provides the indispensable insights, strategic advice and practical tools that help innovation and strategy leaders make the right decisions to drive growth.