digital innovation

Creating and delivering business value through emerging technologies. Capitalizing on the ideas and collective intelligence of our peers, members of the Digital Innovation Accelerator speed up and improve the ways in which we identify, assess and harvest real value from new technology.


Established in 2001, our Digital Innovation Accelerator welcomes senior technology leaders, marketing executives and innovators who stimulate and drive change in complex organizations.

highlighted member practices:

  • Idea Endorsement: Stakeholder-Driven Innovation
  • Internal Incubator: Customer Solution Design
  • Innovation Metric: New Product Vitality Index (NPVI)
  • Innovation Funding: Top-Down Allocation & Bottom-Up Opportunity Selection
  • Partnerships: Funding Startups as Vendors

recent discussion topics:

  • Bringing Innovation to Production/Scale
  • AI – What is it, and what could it be?
  • Selling, Scaling and Getting Better Value Out of IoT
  • Linking Innovation With Strategy and Performance
  • Smart Machine & Blockchain Initiatives
  • New Models for Achieving and Managing Lasting, Widespread, Material Contribution to the Business

upcoming meeting*:

Technologies for Seamless and Immersive Experiences | October 9-11, 2018 | Location TBD
*By invitation only. For more information, please contact Shaw Lively at