The Innovation Sophistication Index

Destination Innovation

How can you assess how innovative your business is? The Innovation Sophistication Index is a list of just 24 statements. This is the Launch phase where the need for innovation is recognised but not much has been achieved so far. They believe that they need to be more innovative but are so busy meeting the needs of customers that they have not made innovation a priority not allocated the necessary resources and commitment to make it happen.

New Year’s Resolution: Catch Up on These Must-Read Innovation Blogs from 2019

IdeaScale

Are you looking for ways to take your innovation strategy to the next level in 2020? Check out our top innovation blogs from 2019 for tips on transforming your product, process, market, and more. Seven Free Brainstorming Tools for 2019. Top Innovation Conferences for 2019.

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Reversing your thinking

Jeffrey Phillips

We spoke about issues like climate change, and controlled burns and other issues that lead to more fires, and more destructive fires. His parting shot to me was - you are an innovator. What can innovation do to change issues like climate change that lead to these destructive fires?

8 Ways Your Physical Environment Can Impact Productivity and Innovation

IdeaScale

Overview : Studies have demonstrated that your physical environment can stimulate, or hinder, productivity and innovation. Productivity, Innovation, And Work. Environment has also become a pressing issue as digital changes ripple through the economy.

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Improvement vs Innovation: Which Is Better For your Business?

Qmarkets

How much time should you spend improving your existing processes as opposed to innovating new ones? There are two types of companies: those who innovate and those who improve. What is Innovation? Innovation is the process of taking an idea and developing it further.

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3 Dimensions of Innovation: the 23 Capabilities your company needs to succeed

Idea to Value

The image here is the list of exactly which capabilities your company needs to succeed at innovation. Almost every business leader will tell you that they value innovation and that it is a positive & important factor for their company. Delivering innovation Capabilities.

Improvement vs Innovation: Which Is Better For your Business?

Qmarkets

How much time should you spend improving your existing processes as opposed to innovating new ones? There are two types of companies: those who innovate and those who improve. Regardless of size or scale though, many businesses struggle to decide whether they should invest their resources in innovation or improvement. What is Innovation? Innovation is the process of taking an idea and developing it further. Product innovation isn’t limited to software.

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The Fallacy of the Aha Moment & Overnight Success in Innovation

Idea to Value

Are innovations really born out of these miraculous moments of insight? Apple had actually started work on the system, and all of its key innovations, already prior to the visit. What’s more, there were actually not just one but two visits, and Steve Jobs only participated on the second visit when a key employee said he should do it to understand the importance of the innovations they were already working on. It apparently took them several years to make the product work.

Ideation: Anatomy of a New Product Idea

Taivara

Ideation: Anatomy of a New Product Idea. Getting New Product Ideas Flowing. If you have teams close to customers, working in the field, using your product everyday – they’ll often be a great source for early indicators of where existing products are missing the mark. In the broadest sense, we’re talking about open innovation. As product managers or entrepreneurs, curiosity will ensure we always have a plan B. Storming New Product Ideas.

Déjà vu all over again: Corporate innovation is stuck in a rut

The Future Shapers

I’ve had a chance to read a very well researched report on corporate innovation conducted by KPMG in coordination with Innovation Leader. The report, Benchmarking Innovation Impact 2018 , is exceptionally thorough and provides good insights into the current state of innovation. My analysis is reinforced by Accenture’s new report on innovation, Make your Wise Pivot to the New. Enable the organization to innovate by design. Nascent innovators (the rest).

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Information Overload: How Can Digital Minimalism Create Innovation?

Ideanote

The innovation dinosaur overseeing the messy Ideanote HQ. In a world filled to the brim with technologies, apps and programs that promote an increase in productivity and enhanced innovation, cluttered devices, and minds are a common phenomenon. If you are experiencing a digital overload and feel clogged with log-in details, streamlining the tools you use to communicate, brainstorm, plan, and implement your ideas, in other words, a digital detox, could be the cure.

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The Fallacy of the Aha Moment & Overnight Success in Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Are innovations really born out of these miraculous moments of insight? After a change in management, he was then able to get green light for the project, but failed to come up with any product ideas that could be commercially viable.

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. However, there are innate benefits to innovating “in the real world”, benefits which a digital interaction will never be able to fully replicate. Benefits of Online Innovation. Benefits of Offline Innovation. Innovation Hubs.

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. However, there are innate benefits to innovating “in the real world”, benefits which a digital interaction will never be able to fully replicate. Benefits of Online Innovation. Benefits of Offline Innovation. Innovation Hubs.