How Innovation Happens
Come up with a great idea. Go with your gut. Devise a master plan. There's an abundance of generic advice on how to innovate -- but what really works?
In this special report on where innovation comes from, we explore the myths of invention with some of today's notable visionaries. We also look at how you -- the taxpayer -- have had a big role in some of today's most popular technologies. And we examine how South Korea's Samsung Electronics, one of the world's biggest tech giants, is trying to transform itself into an innovation machine.
Whether you work for yourself, a startup or a Fortune 500 company, find out how innovation happens and where it's headed.
When 10 of Samsung Electronics' top executives met in Shanghai last December, they weren't there to celebrate the company's dominance in the gadget world. They convened to map out how the South Korean tech giant can survive the onslaught from a multiplying number of low-cost competitors.