RESEARCH INSIGHTS & NEWS
Food for thoughts by Prof. Dr. Christoph H. Wecht
Innovate or die? Ever faster technological innovation cycles, increasing customer demands, and increasing competition due to globalization are constantly adding to the pressure on companies. Companies can escape them by differentiation through innovation. Innovative companies avoid the price war via the unique position of their solutions, they attract the best employees, and they have easy access to capital. Click here to get a first glimpse into the topic of innovation culture.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Ranking 2020
Prof. Dr. Oliver Gassmann, member of the BGW founding team, is again listed in the F.A.Z. Ranking 2020 of the most influential economists in the German-speaking world, section Science.
Upcoming Workshops fall Season
2/3 of all responsible people consider their organization not viable without innovation. However, less than 1/3 consider themselves to be successful innovators. So there is a clear potential for optimization.
One possibility is to strengthen the innovation culture. For example with our St.Gallen Innovation Culture Navigator. Have you become curious? Click here and take a look at the upcoming workshops of BGW AG.
P.S. Take part in our INNO BOOSTER on November 23rd and get a first insight into the topic of innovation culture. It’s your chance to participate in a 3-hour session with Prof. Dr. Christoph H. Wecht.
Please register here.
Deep Dive Into Big Pharma AI Productivity: One Study Shaking The Pharmaceutical Industry
Read the latest article by Oliver Gassmann. The article about Big Pharma AI Productivity has been published in Forbes, read the article and the interviews with the authors here.
Click here for the original research paper published in the prestigious Drug Discovery Today journal (2020).
Productivity in times of the corona virus – home office, but how?
Not only Switzerland, but the whole world is in an extraordinary situation. The number of cases is increasing rapidly. The entire population is affected and everyone must now take responsibility. As the FOPH has recommended, it is particularly important to stay at home in these times. All the more reason to work from home if possible.
Prof. Dr. Oliver Gassmann explains in this sense what has to be considered when working from home. Read the article in the “Tagblatt” here (German).
Especially in this challenging situation, digitization can offer new opportunities for digital participation. We are proud to support the Hackathon which took place in March 2020. It has been called to action by the German Federal Government.
The Hackathon sent an important message at this difficult time. But the event also acts as a starting point towards joint commitment, with which long-term challenges can be navigated as a community.
David versus Goliath? Or do small companies have a chance of survival against international corporations?
Small companies often think that they have no chance against corporations when it comes to innovative ideas because they don’t have the necessary budgets.
Innovation expert Prof. Dr. Christoph Wecht explains what is important in change processes and why executives should use a trampoline as a model.
Read the interview from the “Kleine Zeitung” here (German).
We shape innovation!
We shape innovation! For 15 years, we have been talking the language of the most successful industrial corporations and have been combining tradition and future to create profitable solutions. Now, we are going one step further. Together with you, we will translate the future and help you to both actively shape it and protect it. We will show you what innovation is and will become, and how you can claim it and implement it for your company. To achieve this, we can not only call upon our wide-ranging expertise but can also make use of the latest research from our cooperation partner, the University of St.Gallen. Founded as a spin-off from the Institute of Technology Management, we are always in tune with the times and enliven the interface between the business and academic worlds. Our experienced experts will accompany you through our main topics of Digital Transformation, Business Model Innovation, and Intellectual Property Solutions. We would be delighted to help you shape your very own future! More details.