Caspar van Rijnbach

Caspar van Rijnbach, Dutch from origin, lives and works in São Paulo where he is an Executive Director at Ernst & Young’s Advisory. Passionate about Innovation, he has been working as a consultant for over a decade with large Brazilian companies and multinationals to improve their capabilities in innovation and knowledge management.

Caspar is author and co-author of several books and articles about innovation, some of them published internationally and others in Brazil, in Portuguese. Also, he has given classes at renowned universities in Brazil, spoken at both national and international conferences and has lead many in-company courses.

All articles by Caspar van Rijnbach:

  • Using the 6 Ws for Measuring R&D and Innovation

    Using the 6 W’s to Measure R&D and Innovation

    Aug 02, 2012 | In: Blogs

    “What cannot be measured cannot be managed”. The pressure to measure the results of innovation is gaining ground, but has been a challenge for many innovation managers. To get past this challenge, Caspar van Rijnbach suggests using the six W’s to define the right measurements for you.

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    Financial Management for Innovation

    May 16, 2012 | In: Blogs

    Seldom spoken about, the capacity to capture, allocate, control and utilize financial resources is fundamental to innovation. Without strong financial management, innovation might come to a dead stop, might never happen or might just cost much more than it should. In this blog Caspar van Rijnbach asks the questions to take into consideration when managing finances for your innovation portfolio.

  • 12-innovator-trademarks

    12 Innovator Trademarks

    Mar 28, 2012 | In: Blogs

    Today we’re adding a breath of inspiration to the whirlwind of information about how innovation should be managed in the organization. Caspar van Rijnbach provides twelve suggestions of what an innovative leader should be. Do you have more to contribute?

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    How Scenario Planning Can Help You Innovate Better

    Feb 01, 2012 | In: Blogs

    In these uncertain times, are you ready to take advantage of the opportunities that will arise in the next few years, or are you paralyzed by indecision? Scenario thinking can help you to be part of the first group.

  • 如何实现激进的商业模式 how-to-implement-radical-new-business-model

    How to Implement Radical Business Models

    Jan 04, 2012 | In: Blogs

    To be successful in radical business model innovation requires companies to go beyond the traditional modeling: ideas are only one part of the innovation equation. Business model implementation requires structural changes in your organization; otherwise, you will just get stuck with a beautiful model on paper.

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    How to Keep it Simple and Generate Better Results

    Nov 16, 2011 | In: Blogs

    You can make it as complex as you like, but what really matters in innovation is the simplicity of management and only a minimum amount of bureaucracy. Innovation management is in many aspects different than regular business operations (less predictable, riskier), but in many aspects it is very much alike (basic management practices).