What are some people saying about creating value?
The book "Blue Ocean Strategy" by Kim and Marborgne has spawned numerous consultant practices; one is listed below.
A recent post was "Google to business: Why can't you be as innovative as us?" The point -- 'insane complexity' slows things down. The Google exec's recommendation was to outsource non-core functions (easier said than done.) At some point in time an innovative company will become staid and less nimble - when will this happen to Google? As long as they have the cash and the desire they can postpone that milestone.
Gabor George Burt On Blue Ocean Strategy & Value Innovation