W.L. Gore, long lauded for its "latticed" organizational design and approach to product development, is reinventing itself through projects like the artificial cornea discussed here.
In today's disrupted economy, companies can learn from Gore's approach to innovation by creating structures that foster innovation, not as a point activity, but as an end-to-end process.
“The big idea that I see large companies getting wrong and Gore getting right,” Blank says, “is that innovation is not a point activity, it’s an end-to-end process. You need a pipeline.”