The Innovation Manager's Summer Reading List 2019

HYPE Innovation

Usually, at the beginning of the season, I start to think, "okay, which book should I take on vacation?" Reading is not the problem; finding a great book is! Rowling once said: “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.”. The Innovation Manager

Aligning Your Innovation Management with Your Organizational Goals

IdeaScale

Any form of creativity needs direction, and this is as true of business innovation as anything else. Aligning business goals and innovation strategy is the key to reaching those goals and developing effective innovation. Embrace All Forms of Innovation.

SCERL: The Ultimate Innovation Management Cheat Sheet

Planview Spigit

What of the innovation management practitioner? The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Innovation Management. Taking a page from anesthesiologist Virginia Apgar’s infant-saving book, I suggest SCERL: Sponsorship ( executive buy-in ). Innovators left to their own devices.

IMBA Innovation Management Basic Accreditation™– Stockholm

Innovation 360 Group

Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed Practitioner and learn how to use the i360 approach : assessment of innovation capabilities with InnoSurvey® to make evidence-based recommendations how an organization can become more innovative.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

INNOVATION Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works by Dylan Minor, Paul Brook, and Josh Bernoff OCTOBER 09, 2017 UPDATED OCTOBER 09, 2017 JUAN DÍAZ-FAES FOR HBR Sales and marketing were once disciplines ruled by emotions. ectively engaged in innovation.

IMBA Innovation Management Basic Accreditation™– Stockholm

Innovation 360 Group

Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed Practitioner and learn how to use the i360 approach : assessment of innovation capabilities with InnoSurvey® to make evidence-based recommendations how an organization can become more innovative.

Artificial Intelligence & Innovation Management for Business Leaders

Innovation 360 Group

Innovation is about gaining, sustaining, and using advantages for as long as possible while, at the same time, learning for the coming situations without exactly knowing if, when or how it will be used. Innovation is about preparation.

Top 20 Must Read Books On Innovation | Collective Campus

Collectivecamp

Here's our list of 20 best books on innovation. These are essential reads are relevant for innovation management, creativity and entrepreneurship for 2016, 2017 and 2018

Innovation Management : Are start-ups Freedom Inc. companies?

Innovation Excellence

Sophie Cohendet is passionate about management innovation. She is partner of LearnAssembly, a start-up who help companies to develop their entrepreneurial and digital culture. What parallels can we really do between a start-up and a free inc. ? is the point she develops here.

Top 20 Must Read Books On Innovation

Collectivecamp

Here's our list of 20 best books on innovation. These are essential reads are relevant for innovation management, creativity and entrepreneurship for 2016, 2017 and 2018

Harnessing Good Thoughts: Innovation Management as a Volunteer Opportunity

IdeaScale

There’s just too much to do, too many volunteers to manage…. What if it wasn’t any harder than managing any other volunteer opportunity? This is where managed collaborative innovation comes in. THE DISHARMONIUS GOOD INTENTIONS OF STAKEHOLDERS.

 Interview with Marc Randolph, co-founder of Netflix [Book Review]

Innovation Excellence

Manuel Kaiser interview Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph about his new book, and how innovative firms generate new ideas and develop successful business models.

IMBA Innovation Management Basic Accreditation™– Stockholm

Innovation 360 Group

Get accredited as an Innovation360 Group Licensed Practitioner and learn how to use the i360 approach : assessment of innovation capabilities with InnoSurvey® to make evidence-based recommendations how an organization can become more innovative. InnoSurvey® is the most comprehensive strategic tool for growth and innovation allowing you to assess innovation capabilities, strategy and culture.

Book Chapter: Activities and Challenges in Environmental Scanning

ITONICS

Highlights: Practice-oriented case study in innovation management of a B2B technology company Description of four central environment scanning activities: (1) trend management, (2) competitor monitoring, (3) networking & (4) deep dives.

Lessons from Pixar and Disney: Creativity is a Team Sport [book review]

Innovation Excellence

Sometimes, every once in awhile, an amazing book drops off the shelf, in front of your eyes and into your hands and resonates with you at the core of your being.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

Understanding Innovation Management. Is it a lack of innovation or an inability to cope with change? Either way, businesses need to identify where they are going wrong because innovation as a business strategy is here to stay. Initiates the innovation process.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

Understanding Innovation Management. Is it a lack of innovation or an inability to cope with change? Either way, businesses need to identify where they are going wrong because innovation as a business strategy is here to stay. Initiates the innovation process.

Insight: the Metaskill for Product Managers and Innovators [podcast]

Innovation Excellence

The discussion here is about a book 'The Muse' called the number-one best career book available. The book is Insight: Why We’re Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life.

My Innovation Management Summer Reading: Ideas are Free.

KindlingApp

I was introduced to these innovation management resources a few months ago when two clients, both referencing The Idea-Driven Organization , came to Kindling looking for a software solution to evolve their innovation strategy. The strategies, case studies, and relevant organizational hurdles in the book all echo topics I discuss with my clients on a regular basis. An eight-step process for developing an innovation management strategy.

Implement an Innovation Management System in 90 days

Innovation 360

Wanting to add strategy and structure to your innovation initiative without killing it with administration? HBR published an interesting article a year ago ([link] describing an innovation governance system that go hand in hand with our experience at Innovation 360 group. In the article Innosight describes a concept called the Minimum Viable Innovation System (MVIS). The InnoSurvey ™ map, showing internal, and external capabilities mapped to innovation strategy.

Implement an Innovation Management System in 90 days

Innovation 360 Group

Wanting to add strategy and structure to your innovation initiative without killing it with administration? HBR published an interesting article a year ago ([link] describing an innovation governance system that go hand in hand with our experience at Innovation 360 group.

Imaginatik CEO publishes groundbreaking business book

Imaginatik

BOSTON – May 29, 2018 – Imaginatik today announced the publication of a groundbreaking new business book, Topple – The End of the Firm-Based Strategy and Rise of New Models for Explosive Growth.

Your Chance to Help Change Change

Braden Kelley

My first book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire was designed to help organizations identify and remove barriers to innovation, but readers also found it to be a great primer on how to take a structured, sustainable approach to innovation, and as … Continue reading → Change collaboration Innovation Management Books change management organizational change planning publishing Surveys Thought Leadership Tools

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How to Use Polarity Management to Support Innovation

Tim Kastelle

You Need Both Execution and Innovation to Succeed What are Polarities? This is the metaphor that Barry Johnson uses in his book Polarity Management to illustrate what polarities are: Polarities are interdependent pairs that support a common purpose and one another.

Innovation and How to Recruit and Retain Top Millennial Talent

Innovation Excellence

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.

Learn from the Best: Google’s Nine Principles of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

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.

Exploring frameworks and methods you need as an Innovator

Innovation Excellence

Over the past twelve or eighteen months, I was asked to explore and explain different frameworks that the innovator might need to know, or at least have an opinion upon.

The Joy of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

That one particular woman is Joy Mangano, the “Queen of HSN”, who is a serial entrepreneur and innovator with more than a hundred patents to her name and is most famously known for her first invention, the Miracle Mop. Producer David O.

How Mastering CEO-Speak Can Help Lead to Successful Implementation of Your Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Mater CEO speak is key to selling New Product for internal support Continue reading → Innovation Innovation Perspectives Uncategorized Business Models Innovation Books Innovation Management Innovation Mindset Leadership

The Science of Success for Product Managers and Innovators [podcast]

Innovation Excellence

In his book, Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Eric reveals the science behind what actually determines success and—most important—how you can achieve it. Eric also has a popular blog by the same name as his book that shares science-based answers and expert insight on how to be successful.

Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams

Innovation Excellence

Chad McAllister interviews Richard Banfield, co-author his soon-to-be-released book "Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams".

The 4 Lenses of Innovation: a power tool for creative thinking [video]

Innovation Excellence

How do innovators manage to spot the opportunities for industry revolution that everyone else seems to miss? Video book review Innovation innovation book Innovation Enterprise Innovation tools

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The Design of Value Proposition Design with Alex Osterwalder

Innovation Excellence

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The Rise of the Smart Creative (Lessons from Google)

Innovation Excellence

Stating that “innovation is the art of combination” where designers, developers, and engineers (and supervisors, managers and leaders) are required to combine their ‘expert intuition’ (and knowledge, skills and experience) with ‘strategic intuition’ (and innovative thinking).

Fighting Back! The Culture of Fear and Innovation Assassination

Innovation Excellence

The chances of successful innovation implementation must appear pretty bleak. Even the terms themselves—“innovation assassination” and “culture of fear”—are incredibly ominous-sounding.