What It Really Means To Be An Innovator

This is a great description from Hal Gregersen on how he and Clay Christensen determine if a company is innovative or not. 

Their methodology quantifies how innovative a firm is based on public market feedback. In my opinion, this is the best way to measure how innovative a company is today.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/innovatorsdna/2015/08/19/how-we-rank-the-worlds-most-innovative-companies-2015/#1f7563e45244

Also, I highly recommend The Innovator's Method. Here's an introductory video from the author, Jeff Dyer.