Here's an oxymoron you never want applied to your company: It has a stale innovation strategy. Innovation is just as prone to insipid groupthink and cookie-cutter efforts as any other corporate initiative.

That risk is why I latched onto a few contrarian ideas I heard at last week's InformationWeek CIO Summit, held as part of this year's Interop event in Las Vegas. Our Summit brought together a dozen original thinkers to discuss practical innovation efforts at their companies. Here are five innovation ideas that jumped out at me. Read full story on InformationWeek

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