There are different Strategic Innovation methodologies, frameworks and models that aid organizations, particularly with technology driven, production companies. Most companies must innovate and continually improve to maintain a competitive advantage, but how they accomplish these process improvements differs significantly from Strategic Innovation. Traditional strategies rely on process improvements and product development through lessons learned, adoption of internal and external best practices, and improvements that are incremental and nature that are often found in Total Quality Management programs. Strategic Innovation requires a culture that can create breakthroughs within a company’s current market, and potentially enter a new market or segment. Strategic Innovation, and the implementation models that follow, are not for every organization, and a review of traditional strategies and risks associated with Strategic Innovation will be covered.