Leading and Managing Product Innovation Teams [interview]

Innovation Excellence

What I didn’t expect was the reflective advice it would provide on leadership and management, Innovation Interviews Leadership Management Product Innovation R&D Conflict Management Innovation Management Innovation Teams Interview ip New Product Development (NPD) Podcast

ISPIM Grand Prize 2016 – Recognising Excellence in Innovation Management

Innovation Excellence

ISPIM Grand Prize 2016 is looking for cases that significantly advance the practice of innovation management in proven application, not theory. The advance should be in how innovation is managed, we are not seeking proposals that describe the actual end output, the what.

Key Issues in Innovation Management – Revisited – Part 1

Tim Kastelle

At the beginning of 2013, Tim Kastelle and I identified four key issues in innovation management for the time to come. Let’s have a brief look at each of them: Differentiating and integrative innovation concepts. Reinvention through business model innovation.

Recognizing Excellence in Innovation Management: ISPIM Grand Prize 2017

Innovation Excellence

ISPIM, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management, is delighted to announce the launch of the ISPIM Grand Prize 2017, for Excellence in Innovation Management.

Key Innovation Issues for 2016 and Beyond

Integrative Innovation

In the course of this first month of 2016, I was asked a couple of times what my prospects are for the year ahead when it comes to key innovtion issues. Let’s have a brief look at each of them: Differentiating and integrative innovation concepts.

B2B 77

Measuring Innovation, Part 3/3: The Growth Innovation Index (GII)

Innovation Excellence

This article is the third and final in a series of 3 articles discussing measuring product innovation.

Measuring Innovation, Part 2/3: The Criteria for a Good Innovation Index

Innovation Excellence

This article is the second in a series of three articles discussing measuring product innovation.

Product Portfolio Management: How to avoid mistakes [podcast]

Innovation Excellence

The move from managing a single product to managing several products throughout their lifecycle is challenging to navigate. It involves moving from product management to product management + portfolio management.

Using Agile Product Portfolio Management

Innovation Excellence

Product managers and organizational leaders turn to portfolio management after they have two or more products to simultaneously manage.

Agile 81

Defining Portfolio Scope: Is it Necessary for Effective Portfolio Management?

Innovation Excellence

Many of our clients ask if they need to specifically define what projects, products or offerings should be included in their product portfolios and what should be left out. Leading portfolio management practices advocate the need for defining portfolio inclusion criteria.

Innovation and Introduction to TRIZ Theory for New Product Development Process

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Build Capability Innovation Innovation Perspectives Processes & Tools Product Innovation Uncategorized Business Models Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking Leadership new product development NPD TRIZ

Innovate like a startup or like big business?

Innovation Excellence

Startups are king when it comes to innovation. Innovation Open Innovation Product Innovation collaboration Innovation Management Product Management StartupIndeed, established companies often strive to behave more like startups.

Innovation Decision Makers – the genius or the customer?

Innovation Excellence

He transformed his industry through innovation, making the right call at the right time for the right technology in the right product. Consumer Innovation culture Customers Governance Innovation Leadership Management Product Innovation Innovation Management InsightsSteve Jobs was a genius. Famously, he avoided asking customers what they wanted, because they wouldn’t understand it and it would waste time. Steve Jobs was rare.

Building Product Lifecycle Excellence

Innovation Excellence

Developing products in today’s market is a formidable task. As the stress to get products to market faster increases, little room is left for learning through mistakes. Innovation Product Innovation Innovation Management NPD NPD process Product Management product managers

Creating products customers want with Innovation Wars

Innovation Excellence

How can product managers help their organizations innovate in a way that will appeal to customers? To find out, I discussed the topic with the author of Innovation Wars: Driving Successful Corporate Innovation Programs.

Is it REALLY disruptive? It matters.

Innovation Excellence

At the recent ISPIM conference, I sat in several presentations ostensibly describing approaches to disruptive innovation when, in reality, it was difficult to see what (a market or a company) was actually being disrupted. They were really talking about breakthrough or radical innovation.

Conjoint Analysis for Product Managers and Innovators

Innovation Excellence

To explore the topic and walk through an example of using Conjoint Analysis, I tracked down the market research tool master Brian Ottum, who has 30 years experience in new product development. What’s in your toolbox for conducting consumer and market research?

Trend-driven Innovation for Product Managers

Innovation Excellence

Smart product managers study trends and innovate accordingly. This is trend-driven innovation. Uber’s success is an excellent example of trend-driven innovation. It made transportation more convenient and also made earning money easier for drivers.

Solving Organizational Challenges with Product Management and Innovation

Innovation Excellence

To learn more about creating effective presentations, Listen to the interview with Curtis Fletcher on The Everyday Innovator Podcast. Choose how you want the latest innovation content delivered to you: Daily -- RSS Feed -- Email -- Twitter -- Facebook -- Linkedin Today.

Planbox Acquires Imaginatik Creating an Agile Innovation Powerhouse

Imaginatik

Planbox, the pioneering provider of AI-Powered Agile Innovation Management software, and Imaginatik, the #1 ranked leader in Corporate Innovation Management according to Forrester Research, will join forces to seize on the innovation boom.

Agile 151

Standardization as an open innovation activity

Open Innovation

An important but understudied form of open innovation is the network form (network as defined by Powell 1990). The theme for EURAS 2016 is ‘Co-opetition and Open Innovation’, and so I was invited to deliver the keynote address. The slides for my talk (entitled “How standards research can inform open innovation”) are online at SlideShare. For the 2014 book, I sought to bring together the prior research on the various network forms and tie them to open innovation.

How Chief Innovation Officer (CINO) may replace the traditional Chief Information Officer (CIO)

hackerearth

The 2018 Gartner CIO Agenda Survey demonstrates that technological innovation and digitalization are changing the way CIOs work. Of the CIOs surveyed in India, 51 percent reported that they were heading innovation, whereas 49 percent reported that they were leading digital transformation.

Typology for Innovative Organizations

Open Innovation EU

To my opinion, Mintzberg’s work was a refreshing change to the world of organization design that until then has been largely influenced by Taylor’s Scientific Management Approach and Henry Ford’s efficiency-based adaptation of that. It enhances productivity. 2016).

Reviewing research on 3D Printing

Open Innovation

The talk was part of two 3DP sessions within the 2019 R&D Management Conferece hosted by Thierry Rayna, Frank Piller & I. Existing Publications Using SSCI business/management papers I found 82 papers that mention "3D printing" or "3D printers" in the topic.

Taking advantage of emergence for discovery

Paul Hobcraft

The new innovating world we face in the 21st Century. The complexity today is being faced with any innovation challenge that spans the globe. It concerns building and materializing the product, program, or service so that it works to actually resolve problems.

11 Paradoxes of Entrepreneurial Thinking: why entrepreneurship can hardly be taught

Open Innovation EU

Entrepreneurial thinking is described as one of the most relevant skills for the 21st-century workforce (Bacigalupo, Kampylis, Punie, & Brande, 2016). 2016). The entrepreneur is an innovator and disturbs the economy (De Jong & Marsili, 2010; Schumpeter, 1934). 2016).

Does culture eat strategy for breakfast?

Innovation 360 Group

Innovations are infinite, even within a finite market. However, not all innovations start with the same chance at a fully productive lifecycle. This is confirmed by many innovator organizations I have encountered all over the world. appeared first on Home of Innovation.

The Innovation Mosaic: Building Bridges Between the Many Perspectives on Innovation

Legacy Innovation Group

The Innovation Mosaic: Building Bridges Between the Many Perspectives on Innovation. Jun 05, 2016 | Anthony Mills. I have been a student of innovation for more years now than I care to count. Business Management. We begin with Business Management.

Why organization matters for Innovation Success

Innovation 360

Innovations are infinite, even within a finite market. However, not all innovations start with the same chance at a fully productive lifecycle. This is confirmed by many innovator organizations I have encountered all over the world.

Gartner Research Insights: 5 Innovation Hacks to Boost your Digital Return

Qmarkets

Hackathons, internal innovation programs, open innovation, technology acquisitions…these days it seems like everyone is jumping onto the innovation bandwagon. How is innovation best performed? Can guidelines for innovation be created? Gartner Research, 2016.

Gartner Research Insights: 5 Innovation Hacks to Boost your Digital Return

Qmarkets

Hackathons, internal innovation programs, open innovation, technology acquisitions…these days it seems like everyone is jumping onto the innovation bandwagon. How is innovation best performed? Can guidelines for innovation be created? Gartner Research, 2016.

Innovation Ecosystem: Bridging the Gap Between Digital and Offline Innovation

Qmarkets

Innovation used to be something that would happen in a physical setting, be it in a workshop, a laboratory, research center, etc. Now, with the advent of innovation software, the process of ideation and collaboration mostly happens online. Benefits of Online Innovation.

Innovation Ecosystem: Bridging the Gap Between Digital and Offline Innovation

Qmarkets

Innovation used to be something that would happen in a physical setting, be it in a workshop, a laboratory, research center, etc. Now, with the advent of innovation software, the process of ideation and collaboration mostly happens online. Benefits of Online Innovation.