Apple is the 11th year in a row recognized as the most innovative company in the world
IT company in 2016 again took the first position in the ranking of the 50 most innovative, according to analysts The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The undisputed leader in innovation for the 11th year in a row is Apple.
Boston Consulting Group ranks the 50 most innovative companies, asking 1500 top managers regarding the plans of their corporations and the estimates of other market players. Experts estimate the ability of participants to provide high speed of innovation, improvement of resource-saving processes in the course of research, the most effective use of technological platforms and the systematic study of related markets.
In the ranking of 2016 Google took second place. The top three entered the electric car manufacturer Tesla, which in 2014 was on the seventh position. Behind Tesla is located Microsoft and Amazon. Samsung dropped from fifth to seventh place.
Half of the study participants noted the progress in the field of technological platforms as the most important type of innovation, the report says GBC. More than half of the executives who believe that technology platforms and big data have a big impact on business, included them in their innovation strategy.
Overall, about 70% of the list are companies from the United States. The rating also included six companies from Asia, including Japanese Toyota Motor (in eighth place) and the Chinese Xiaomi (35). The researchers included in the top 10 companies from Europe, for example, the German Bayer (11), BMW (14th) and Daimler (16).