“Know your odds before placing an innovation bet. Image © Macaulay Campbell
Every organization seeks innovation in order to differentiate its products and services. But how do you engender more innovation?
One secret to more innovation, at least according to popular press articles and a number of blog musings, is "chance encounters." Chance encounters are those occasions when people who have no scripted reason to be with one another--they may not even know one another--nevertheless find themselves together and end up serendipitously co-creating the Next Big Thing.