July 18, 2017 by John Herrington in APPS

Confessions of an Agency Innovation Leader

It’s smoke and mirrors for money

An insightful interview hit Digiday on Friday, diving into the world of agency innovation labs.

Advertising is awash with agencies proclaiming their love for startups and all things innovation, but all too often, there’s not much behind the fancy talk. In our latest Confessions, in which we exchange anonymity for honesty, the former innovation boss for a well-known advertising agency reveals why so many creative shops roll out innovation labs.

Here are some key questions that are answered:

  1. There’s so much talk about why innovation is important to agencies. Why are so many not taking it seriously?
  2. So agencies are using innovation to mask shortcomings elsewhere in the business?
  3. How can agencies fix that issue?

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