The Most Innovative Companies 2015

Four Factors That Differentiate Leaders

By Michael Ringel , Andrew Taylor , and Hadi Zablit

Science and technology underpin the four attributes that executives see as critical to innovation: the use of technological platforms, an emphasis on speed, well-run R&D processes, and the systematic exploration of adjacencies. The companies on BCG's 2015 list of the 50 most innovative companies worldwide are strongly associated with many of these capabilities.
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Innovation in 2015

What are the priorities of global innovation executives? Our research revealed four key themes—and identified the 50 companies on this year's list of the most innovative worldwide.


The Rising Need for Innovation Speed

Markets are changing faster than ever, and global innovators are vying for competitive advantage by accelerating their processes—and their adoption of new technologies.


Enabling Technology-Enabled Innovation

Technology-enabled innovation comes in many flavors, but the crux in all cases is the creation of a platform that companies can leverage repeatedly to deliver impact.