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Coping with Digital Transformation: Adopting a Rapid Innovation Process


Digital InnovationAs we start to close out our 2016 year, apart from the rush to finish certain tasks off, it is a time of reflection and some forward thinking to welcome in the New Year. From my standpoint I am simply amazed at how the world seems to be spinning faster and faster. I am convinced my working days are shorter or the clock is moving faster.

8 Types of Innovation Processes (Infographic)

Open Innovation EU

As part of a simulation game on innovation management we have been running at universities and in corporate training programs for over 4 years now, we have developed an integrative model for dealing with innovation management on a daily basis. Innovation Management is a strategic activity that isn’t necessarily needed to implement throughly for every company.

We Need To Innovate The Innovation Process

Digital Tonto

While it may be more romantic to believe in lone geniuses and flashes of insight, truly exceptional innovation is a team sport. Related posts: We Need To Innovate The Science Business Model. An. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Technology

Let’s digitize the innovation process!

Innovation Excellence

What if mobile was the right media to support, democratize, and streamline the innovation process? The innovation management dilemma Is really. Design Innovation Collaborne Design Thinking Innovation Management lean startup mobile app Moodi MahmoudiMoodi Mahmoudi is one of the founders of Collaborne, and thats’ excatly what his startup is trying to achieve. He tells us more about it, while receiving us in their gorgeous premises in Amsterdam.

Six Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful – Webinar and Book

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

Chapter 1 So You Want to Be a Disruptive Innovator? Chapter 3 Be Intentional with Your Innovation Intent.25 Chapter 8 assess Your Innovation Culture.97 The only defensible competitive advantage resides underneath the products, services, business processes, technologies, and business models we deliver to the. innovation in other companies. stifle innovation.

The Innovation Process: what’s the secret sauce?

Innovation Excellence

Business banter talks a lot about “the process for innovation,” which is usually referenced in the singular and stated definitively, leaving most business leaders scratching their heads. It makes us think that there is one correct process, the secret sauce that top companies have and follow. Continue reading → Innovation innovation process

Let’s digitize innovation process! with Collaborne mobile app

Rapid Innovation in digital time

What if mobile was the right media to support, democratize, and streamline the innovation process? He tells us more about it, … Continue reading → Digital & Internet Execution Innovation Mobile Collaborne Design Thinking Innovation Management Lean startup mobile app Moodi MahmoudiMoodi Mahmoudi is one of the founders of Collaborne, and thats’ excatly what his startup is trying to achieve.

Building ROI and data into your innovation process

Innovation in Practice

Delivery via drones, real-time data insight into your operations, transformation of your business models— what will 2016 bring for your innovation practice? For innovators working within the confines of large enterprises, the possibilities for transformation, especially with mobile and digital products, are endless. Many in the C-suite view these innovations as not only a way to maintain market share with consumers, but also usher in new eras of productivity, efficiency and customer engagement. Strategy Framework to Drive Innovation-- and ROI-- at Large Enterprises.

Applying the Four Lenses of Innovation


Rowan Gibson wrote a book called “ The Four Lenses of Innovation: A power tool for creating thinking ” that came out earlier this year. Well, it provides an understanding to the thinking patterns that lead innovators to their big ideas. Research Innovation ProcessesThis is a book well worth obtaining and working through.

Innovation Starter Kit

Innovation is the introduction of significant, positive change. Large-scale, small-scale – it can impact products or offerings, processes, it can introduce. And with open innovation, the solution or. However, innovation actually begins long. groundwork for innovation long before the. Process.

Toward a Better Definition of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

In innovation, the process equals New Value Creation. This process of creation is non-linear, even iterative, insights-based, and way-finding, a process of discovery, not optimization. Sometimes, it can be like playing the children’s game Chutes and Ladders.

Innovation and The Art of Implementation (Part 3)

Robert Brands

If you want to survive in today’s supersonic-fast business world, innovation is no longer optional, it’s imperative. Underscoring this same sentiment and urgency for business growth via innovation, Visit our Innovation-Innovation coach website today! link].

Innovation and The Art of Implementation (Part 1)

Robert Brands

Implementation, hard work, and luck is 90 percent.” — Guy Kawasaki The very purpose of innovation is to change things up, move processes forward, and. [[ This is a content summary only. NO INNOVATION Uncategorized innovation innovation process organized work culture robert's rules of innovation “A good idea is about ten percent. NO RISK.

Harnessing the Power of Innovation and Crowdsourcing Software

Robert Brands

Innovation & Crowdsourcing Software to Unleash the Power of Your Network and Enable Open Innovation and Idea Implementation Even the most egalitarian, Kumbaya-progressive companies often forget. [[ This is a content summary only. NO INNOVATION innovation; innovation process; new product development; business innovation books; innovation books

4 Things to Think About When Creating Your Innovation Roadmap


People discuss financial goals, sustainability goals, profitability targets, customer success metrics, and more, but there are also numerous research & development teams out there who are coordinating their annual innovation strategy who struggle in their process to create a cohesive innovation strategy. Life Cycle Processes challenge change management evaluate goals innovation planning innovation process innovation program processes roadblocks roadmap workflow

Your Innovation Project Template

Innovation is the introduction of significant, positive change. Large-scale, small-scale – it can impact products or offerings, processes, it can introduce. And with open innovation, the solution or. However, innovation actually begins long. groundwork for innovation long before the. Process.

Open Innovation: Overcoming cognitive bias in innovation projects

Innovation Excellence

This is cognitive bias and it is the enemy of innovation. Innovation Open Innovation Processes & Tools Innovation Management Product Management product managersYou’ve likely heard of the curse of knowledge or sometimes it is called the curse of the expert.

From Startup to Maturity: how to un-kill creativity

Innovation Excellence

It inspired me not to find more way to kill creativity, but rather to understand how can established companies un-kill creativity and out-innovate startups. Continue reading → Build Capability Case Study Creativity Culture & Values Experience Innovation Innovation Processes & Tools R&D ideasBelieve it or not--it was an inspiring article for me.

What Innovation Can Learn From Science

Innovation Excellence

Scientific breakthroughs are often reported as being innovation. I’m a bit of a purist when it comes to definitions, so if science produces inventions, they only become innovation if they are implemented and add value.

How to Frame a Problem Using a Challenge Map

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Innovation Processes & Tools Strategy challenge map challenge mapping Consulting denovo framing idea generation ideation Map Template Mapping problem Problem Framing Question toolsDaniel Nolan shows how Challenge Mapping is a simple yet powerful tool to properly frame a question.

The Buyer's Guide to Innovation Management Software

TO INNOVATION. MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS THE BUYER’S GUIDE TO INNOVATION MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS 2 1 2016 Gartner CIO Agenda Report 2 The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Solutions, Q2 2016 In less than a decade, innovation. use to streamline internal processes. far crowdsourced innovation has come, independent research firm Gartner1. innovation programs.

Learn from the Best: Google’s Nine Principles of Innovation (Part 1 of 2)

Robert Brands

Exploring Google’s Successful New Product Development and Innovation Process. Google is widely considered, by both the general public and business experts, to be one of the most innovative companies in the world. Google’s “recipe” for driving innovation is no carefully guarded secret sauce. Innovation comes from anywhere. Focus on the user.

The Wearable Foreseeable Future of the Workplace

Innovation Excellence

Creativity Design Disruption Innovation Processes & Tools Technology AR Augmented Reality Biometric Indentification Eye-interaction Technology Hands-free Workers Virtual Environment Virtual Reality vr Wearable Technology

Top 8 Popular Myths about Innovators and Innovation—Debunked! (Part 1 of 2)

Innovation Excellence

For all the buzz-worthy chitchat and media and corporate attention given to innovation, there is nevertheless a massive amount of misinformation concerning innovation.The following are some of the most popular myths about innovators and innovation—debunked.

The New Innovation Value Chain Perhaps?

Paul Hobcraft

For a long time I have become increasingly dissatisfied with the way we have managed or even depicted the innovation value chain. The ‘old approach’ just does not calibrate anymore for me with the where we have been heading, or more importantly in how we are attempting to manage innovation within our organizations. The New Innovation Value Chain Components.

Innovation for the SMB

Crowdsourcing  Op>ons   Kane  is  Able  Case  Study   Who  is  “the  Crowd”?   How  to  Use  Crowdsourcing  in  Your  Business   More  Small  Business  Success   Conclusion   Related Reading. 3   4   5   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   Crowdsourcing In Small Business 
Crowdsourcing is a vital part of getting innovative new ideas – especially in small businesses. Innovation isn’t optional.

Top 5 Innovation TV Shows

Robert Brands

Innovation on TV: The Top 5 Innovation-Inspired Shows . But regardless of how smart or “lucky” you are, if you’re truly committed to growing your business through innovation and implementing an organized work culture of innovation at your business, it’s going to be a ‘round-the-clock job and you likely will have very little time for TV.

The Innovation 'Function'


Innovation” is often discussed in terms of the “idea” as the product and the formation of that idea as somehow unique and ineffable …. There is a perception of serendipitous, Zen enlightenment related to ideation that is often accompanied by a thorough dismissal of “process,” as if they are mutually exclusive. Any organization can be innovative. Things happen.

Are Insiders or Outsiders Better Innovators? [Report]

Innovation Excellence

A new study looks at the different ways that industry experts innovate when compared to those from other field. Continue reading → Innovation Processes & Tools Research Uncategorized Challenges Expertise Open Innovation report research Talent

Good Manners and Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Worse, meetings around ideation or innovation sour when there is lack of good manners. Continue reading → Innovation Creativity innovation process michael graber Southern Growth StudioBrainstorming sessions can easily devolve into a contest of strong egos or a parade of old, tired ideas and their accompanying resentments.

An Introduction to Open Innovation

AN INTRODUCTION TO OPEN INNOVATION. It is one of history’s notable innovations. This paper is an introduction to innovation and its possibilities and practice. 2INTRODUCTION  TO  OPEN  INNOVATION A Solution for the Working Class 
Innovation covers a range of outputs, both large and small. innovation is: “significant, positive change.”3. innovation.

Top 8 Myths about Innovators and Innovation—Debunked! (Part 2 of 2)

Innovation Excellence

Today’s business world is buzzing with talk about innovators and innovation. While it’s a good thing that innovation is on the forefront of people’s minds, popular thinking about innovation and the culture of innovation in business is often substantially misguided.

Helping to Build a Culture of Innovation: Utilizing the “Whip”

Robert Brands

Why Your Organization Needs a “Whip” to Help Build a Widespread Innovation Culture. The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival establishes a foundation of 10 Key Imperatives intended to help everyone from beginners to seasoned innovators. Whips are the “innovation enforcers” within an organization.

Innovation Implementation: Organizational Culture of Fear and Innovation Assassination

Idea to Value

Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival set forth a fundamental framework of 10 Key Imperatives. These Imperatives were intended to help everyone from novices to experts use a structured, repeatable innovation process to Create and Sustain Innovation in order to Innovate and Thrive in this hyper-competitive marketplace. After all, innovation without implementation is mere ideation. There are innovation -obliterating assassins lurking in all parts of your organization. Do you like insights into innovations like this?

The 3 Big Technologies for the Next Decade: Genomics, Nanotech, Robotics

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Book Review Innovation Processes & Tools R&D Technology UncategorizedTechnology does not produce progress by itself, we need to find important problems for it to solve and then must change how we work in order to take advantage of it.

6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program

The practice of innovation has come a long way, and for good reason. In response, even the largest, most established firms have prioritized creating a culture of innovation in order to thrive in the coming. is the world’s largest provider of innovation management solutions. Having worked with the top innovation leaders across all major. goal of their innovation programs.

The Risk of Not Innovating

Gregg Fraley

I recently was a guest blogger for Gibson Insurance and I wrote this piece about the risk of Not Innovating. I’ll make the point again here — with fewer words. Many leaders pull back on innovation programs because of expenses, and, fear of change. They settle for small changes and improvements and continue to look at innovation as if it’s extra work.

Innovation Myths Debunked: Part I

Robert Brands

Top 8 Popular Myths about Innovators and Innovation – Debunked! Innovation is a huge buzzword in both corporate and popular culture. This has led to the perpetuation of many popular myths about innovators and innovation. The following are some of the most popular myths about innovators and innovation—debunked: Innovators are born not made.

Making Ideas Real


Life Cycle Processes Videos evaluation of ideas idea management ideation innovation life cycle processes innovation processWe often think that a great new idea will speak for itself -- that people will automatically see that it is awesome. But that's often untrue. There are two other crucial components needed before an idea can truly change the world. Tim Kastelle explains more on the TEDx stage.

Innovation: How to Recruit and Retain Top Millennial Talent

Idea to Value

As discussed in the new innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation , one of the biggest reasons why the actual implementation of innovation can become such a formidable if not insurmountable process is because of people-related issues. A key element to successfully implementing innovation is finding and keeping the right people. Millennials are willing to work hard, but they want to work hard for a business that has an innovation-friendly environment where they feel they can contribute and make their mark. Offer freedom.