Innovation has a low Klout score | Christopher S. Penn : Awaken Your Superhero

Trailing indicators are great – they tell you what has worked, they help you to refine processes and fix things that are broken in your current processes. These are invaluable attributes that make them an essential part of your marketing mix. Klout score, PageRank, stock price, AdAge 150 listing, web analytics data – all of these are very effective at telling you what has happened.
The problem is, if you’re looking for what is going to happen, what the clues are to the future, and how you can be ahead of the competition, none of these numbers will be of help. Here’s an obvious example: Spotify.