The UX Professionals’ Guide to Working with Agile Scrum Teams

Boxes and Arrows

Design managers who responded complained that too often they were brought in too late to the process, were left out of the loop on strategic planning, or were not adequately exposed to the product roadmap. “No The adoption of Agile software development approaches are on the rise across our industry, which means UX professionals are more likely than ever to support Agile projects.

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Soldiers & Hessians, Ronin & Ninja

Boxes and Arrows

A UX future vision accelerates short-term delivery, but also drives the product roadmap. When UX’ers talk, they tend to talk about process, but the ability to deliver an innovative user experience starts before kickoff and lasts after the launch. Repeatable success in UX depends on the right culture. This is particularly important in enterprise scale organizations, with long-lasting relationships.

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71 Innovation Methodologies

Open Innovation EU

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Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector

Innovation in Practice

Through ten stories of struggles and successes in fields such as health care, education, agriculture, transportation, social services, and security, the authors show how collaborative creativity can shake up even the most entrenched bureaucracies—and provide a practical roadmap for readers to implement these tools. Facing especially wicked problems, social sector organizations are searching for powerful new methods to understand and address them.

7 Things Every CEO Should Know About Their Patents

Anaqua

This concrete example from May 2012, when Google acquired Motorola, illustrates the challenge in the communicated value of “intangible assets” (where patents and trademarks reside in the Balance Sheet): Google Balance Sheet, intangible assets (in millions): End of 2013 $6,066. Does our product roadmap include an IP roadmap and implications for financial projections? by Erik Reeves, CTO of Anaqua.

Everything you need to know about innovation management software

hackerearth

A 2013 Accenture study revealed some interesting findings: Companies which have formal innovation management systems, compared to those that have not, are almost twice as likely to say they were very satisfied with their initial idea generation abilities (43% vs. 24%). roadmapping, portfolio management, idea management). Is a product/portfolio roadmap chalked out for the future?

Creative Construction – Book review

The Inovo Group

Despite this, the book presents a compelling case for large company innovation and a very useful framework of strategy, system and culture that large companies can use as a high-level roadmap for becoming innovative. For concise descriptions of the difference between uncertainty and risk see Kastelle 2013 or Ritholtz 2012. Highlights.

How companies are innovating in the energy sector

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

It is important that our policymakers work together to find policies that help to ensure that energy is affordable for all citizens, including low-income families and small businesses, by offering a roadmap for a brighter future for generations to come. Energy intensity in 2050 will be half that of what it was in 2013. When leaders from 193 countries created a plan labeled the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, it was the beginning of a new era of hope and possibilities.

Designing for Harmony

Boxes and Arrows

In 2013, five years after Smith took the helm, Intuit was seeing the benefits of innovation and producing successful products, but to stay on top they would need to keep evolving. Working together, the two sketched out the roadmap for Harmony, including a set of principles to guide the project: Each product represents the entire ecosystem, so each product needs to deliver ease, benefit, and delight during a customer’s initial experiences.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

In the book Evolution of Innovation Management: Trends in an International Context (2013), Alexander Brem and Eric Viardot discuss three major recent trends in terms of geography, management, and strategy: There is an increasing tendency for companies to extend their outside reach through a collaborative innovation strategy, “where multiple users co-create value,” to explore fresh and radical ideas. Understanding Innovation Management. What besets today’s companies?

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

In the book Evolution of Innovation Management: Trends in an International Context (2013), Alexander Brem and Eric Viardot discuss three major recent trends in terms of geography, management, and strategy: There is an increasing tendency for companies to extend their outside reach through a collaborative innovation strategy, “where multiple users co-create value,” to explore fresh and radical ideas. Understanding Innovation Management. What besets today’s companies?