• May 29, 2014

What Does Innovation Mean to You?

Words of Wisdom

“When a company innovates in a way that is truly disruptive, it can create new markets or set new standards in existing markets.”
Meg Whitman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

“Every organization needs one core competence: innovation.”
Peter Drucker, Educator and Author

“Ideas that don’t work today could be critical to the solution of a problem tomorrow.”
Jeff Mauzy and Richard Harriman, Authors of Creativity Inc.

“Innovation is not absolutely necessary, but then neither is survival.”
Andrew Papageorge, Business Strategist

“Innovation is not a private act—it is seldom the product of a single individual’s intellectual brilliance. Innovation is a product of the connections between individuals and their ideas.”
Gary Hamel, Author of Leading the Revolution

“Many ideas grow better when transplanted in another mind than the one where they sprang up.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Author

“Invention is the process of discovering things that have never been discovered before. Innovation is the discovery of new ways of creating value. Not everyone can be an inventor, but everyone can be innovative.”
Stephen Shapiro, Author of 24/7 Innovation

“I am consistently amazed by the creativity and brilliance of the people at our company. It’s how I felt when I first picked up an HPE calculator as a teenager and knew instantly that I wanted to work here. Innovation is at the heart of what we do, and it’s that magic that has brought us from a one-car garage in Palo Alto to the world’s largest technology provider.”
Martin Fink, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise