Case Study: Regional SME Development Project Brings Innovation Lift to Manufacturing Hub

Innovation 360 Group

These styles can be taught and trained, and by drawing from real use cases and business models, learning is synthesized on the job. Critical leadership styles can be correlated to specific approaches, along with capability and competency gaps. Blog case study GrowKomp

Innovation through Intelligence – Call for case studies

Innovation Excellence

I'm looking for businesses and organisations who wish to participate via case studies or mini cameos with attendant PR benefits for those enterprises and individuals that contribute. Business Models Case Study Creativity Data Innovation Leadership People & Skills Social Innovation Artificial Intelligence Corporate Learning Knowledge Economy machine learning

Case Study: Lean Experiments with Radical Candor

Grasshopper Herder

This case study tells you everything you need to know about how we set up and ran this small-scale human resources experiment. The post Case Study: Lean Experiments with Radical Candor appeared first on Lean Startup Teamwork & Leadership Continuous Improvement Experiment Design & Template Hypothesis Driven Development lean startup teams

Case Study: How to Build a Digital User Experience Monitoring System

Boxes and Arrows

In this case study, we describe our user experience monitoring system at Qualtrics. [1] We start our case study by describing our system; from there, we’ll share our process for creating this system and share some advice. Journal of Usability Studies. Case Studies

Culture of Innovation Video and Case Study: Cambia Health Solutions Transforms the Health Care Landscape Through Innovation

Planview Spigit

This blog features a new video of how Cambia drives employee engagement through its Pitchwell program and features their case study centered around their “app-a-thon challenge,” focusing on “the big problems in healthcare”.

Let’s Get Real About Innovation Hurdles

Innovation Excellence

This is a brief case study for meaningful & constructive conversations about why things aren’t working within our innovation efforts. Case Study collaboration culture Innovation Case study change Design Experience Innovation growth Innovation Perspectives Leadership Management People & Skills Processes & Tools research Strategy technology

Insights from my Israel Start-up Immersion

Innovation Excellence

When I managed to identify, summarize and edit the 5 key learning’s I was surprised at how profound they were and how essential they are, as foundations, to ultimate 21st-century business enterprise innovation and leadership success.

Featured IM Award Winner: The US Coast Guard


But in the case of the annual Innovation Management Awards, the Coast Guard demonstrated that they are masters of process: of engaging their workforce to share ideas, of identifying potential opportunities and making those ideas visible at the highest levels of the organization.

A Collaborative Product Development Stage Gate


Stage Gate® Product Development: The top ranked ideas next move to Gate One of the Stage Gate® process for additional screening by the Stage Gate committee before they are approved to move to Stage One, which is the R&D Feasibility Study phase.

What the U.S. Coast Guard Can Teach Us About Innovation


In the past, the Coast Guard relied on specific leadership to get the innovation job done, but their new strategy turns to their sailors, not just their commanders. Best Practice Case Study coast guard employee engagement employees hurricane sandy knowledge sharing solutions

Shoe Dog: 11 Lessons from the Creator of Nike [book review]

Innovation Excellence

Book Review Business Models Case Study Culture & Values Industry Innovation Profiles of Innovators Leadership Nike Shoes sportsI’m a sneakerhead. In English, that means that I collect trainers.

David Bowie: Serial Innovator and Re-inventor

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Blogging Innovation Case Study Celebrity Creativity Entertainment Innovation Leadership Strategy Uncategorized David Bowie music Peter Cook ReinventionA review of David Bowie's capacity as a serial innovator and re-inventor.

The New Social Learning

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6 Innovation Tool Kits to Drive Business Growth

Innovation Excellence

Feature Of The Week book review business books business tools Case study culture growth Innovation LeadershipIt’s one thing to say you want a culture of innovation. It’s another to actually get everyone truly innovating.

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The United Nations of Innovation


Despite the recent wave of nationalistic and protectionist sentiment that has swept our political landscape, having a diverse leadership that includes women, minorities, immigrants and members of the LGBT community is going to be a key for companies seeking to achieve high levels of growth.

Using Lean Innovation to Transform the Way the City of Hayward Solves Problems

Moves the Needle

Social Impact Case Study: City of Hayward Need to drive deeper impact at your nonprofit? Download this case study to show to your colleagues, board of directors, or boss. Download case Study Now. Case Study Social Impact

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Government Funding: Does It Help Or Hurt Innovation?

Phil McKinney

Blog Case Studies Leadership Measuring Callahan Innovation EU Government Funding Horizon 2020 New Zealand U.S. Governments around the world are beginning to see just how much the everyday citizen, the small business owner, or a startup can change the world.

Cold Case Innovation

Innovation Excellence

If innovators take a cold case-inspired approach, we might come up with an alternative method for handling older ideas. This approach has the potential to create a new source of innovation ideas by leveraging past work and applying new criteria to those old ideas.

Trial & Error: What Thomas Edison Can Teach Businesses Today

Daniel Burrus

Studies have shown it can take upwards of 3,000 ideas to produce one product or service that goes on to be a commercial success. New” Coke: A Case Study in Fast Failure. AO Innovation Leadership Starter Pack–Get Yours Today via Amazon.

Successful Innovators Apply Multiple Leadership Styles Simultaneously

Innovation 360 Group

Leadership styles are critical to innovation efforts, especially when working with uncertainty. In the recently published original research study , Cultivating Growth and Radical Innovation Success in the Fourth Industrial Revolution with Big Data Analytics , Dr. Soo Beng Khoh and Innovation360 CEO Magnus Penker set out to explore exactly how leadership styles are leveraged by successful innovators. Leadership styles used deliberately.

Government Innovations: Past, Present, and Future

Phil McKinney

Blog Case Studies Leadership government government industry government innovation government innovations innovation innovation culture killer innovation technology innovationThe world is moving forward. Some countries get left behind, while some move ahead.

Non-Profit Innovation: NCARB Brings New Product to Market

Moves the Needle

How The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Used Lean Innovation to Create New Value for Their Customers Take this Case Study with you! Download the PDF version of this case study to take with you for reference.


How Schibsted Media Group Used Empathy and Evidence to Validate New Ideas

Moves the Needle

Schibsted Media Group Case Study Founded in 1839, Schibsted Media Group is a Norwegian media group with operations in 29 countries, the most important being Norway and Sweden. Download this case study to save for your records or to show to your leadership team here: Download Case Study.

How Used Lean Innovation to Make Their Mission a Reality

Moves the Needle

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Students Under-Served by Higher Education


Heavily steeped in the traditional model of on-campus students who dedicate their university time exclusively to their studies, they were excluding a large portion of potential students who were just as dedicated to academic success. Case Studies Adjacent business strategy

Innovation & Growth Leadership Summit Speaking Topics


Innovation & Growth Leadership Summit Speaking Topics. The Innovation and Growth Leadership Summit is a spectrum of new technologies and processes. Leadership Before Innovation – Four Key Ingredients.

How SAY San Diego is Using Lean Innovation to Create Real Change

Moves the Needle

Co-Authored by Heather Hiscox and Amelia Klawon Get the full case study to save for your records or to show to your leadership team here: Download Case Study. The leadership team at SAY San Diego identified a number of internal problems affecting the way the organization functioned. Problem: At SAY San Diego, leadership identified a retention issue with regard to one of their programs: Child and Youth Development. Case Study Social Impact


3 Lessons Learned from Open Nation 2017


IdeaScale connects the workforce directly to senior leadership , aligning the organization around a common purpose. Best Practice Case Study IdeaScale Voice of IdeaScale co-creation coast guard ikea open nation parag vaish simplicityOn a crisp early November day, innovators from around the world convened for Open Nation, IdeaScale’s annual conference celebrating innovation.

GE’s CEO Jeff Immelt on why they are scrapping performance reviews to be more like a Startup

Idea to Value

General Electric is a great case study for how a large corporation can change their company culture and strategy to become more innovative. leadershipIn this exclusive interview with Linkedin (video above), CEO Jeff Immelt talks through some of the changes the company is in the process of implementing to adjust to the needs of the future. […]. Originally published at GE’s CEO Jeff Immelt on why they are scrapping performance reviews to be more like a Startup.

IM Award Lessons: How Innovation Maximizes Mission Performance


We’re constantly looking for ways to improve, and the Innovation Program provides leadership for that constant renewal. Often you’ll hear leadership wondering what to do about an emerging issue. Case Study coast guard crowdsourcing efficiency ideas mission process

7 Rules For Rebels, Heretics And Mavericks In Organizations


These rules are taken from a great NASA case study : Bottom line: Rebels are often the catalysts for change and innovation. entrepreneurship Innovation LeadershipInnovation is hard , it doesn’t happen by following a tried and true cookie cutter approach.

Podcast #022 Paul Sloane – Why Leaders need to be courageous to innovate

Idea to Value

In this week’s episode, we talk about why leader’s need courage to actually try new things and innovate, and learn some case studies of inspiring leaders who have succeeded in doing just that. Topics covered in today’s episode: What stops most companies from innovating is not a lack of ideas but a lack of leadership (01:30). Leadership is about creating an environment where ideas can be turned into action (05:30).

Small Business Revolution: Re-energize Brands and Market Research [podcast]

Innovation Excellence

This is what executive teams want from their product managers, and this interview with my guest is a great case study for thinking strategically and reshaping an entire organization. Build Capability Customers Innovation Leadership marketing People & Skills Product Innovation brand Innovation Management market research movement Product Management product managers storytelling

This is the worst business advice on the internet

Idea to Value

We have hundreds, in some cases thousands of years worth of recorded history. And especially over the past century, a proliferation in books, lessons and case studies about successful innovations which all business people can learn from. Leadership bad advice

Public Innovation Training, NW Indiana

Gregg Fraley

The speakers provide three different perspectives on innovation: theory of the “how to” from Gregg Fraley, real world case studies by local manufacturer Earl Miller, and the role of innovative leadership from Sheila Matias.

2016’s best innovation blog articles, from the top influential innovation bloggers

Idea to Value

With the inclusion of numerous case studies and references to recent research, there is enough here to actually help CXOs make a strategic decision. Sarah Miller Caldicott: How Blind Spots Sink Leaders: 2 Remedies From Microsoft And Rovio To Sustain Your Leadership Edge.

Successful Innovation Program Highlights the Value of Intrapreneurship


Maybe the company culture isn’t supportive of new ideas, or maybe the hierarchy of leadership is too rigid to allow ideas to reach the right people. If you would like to learn more about the experience of the QPS and their drive for innovation, you can download the free case study.

GE’s CEO Jeff Immelt on why they are scrapping performance reviews to be more like a Startup


General Electric is a great case study for how a large corporation can change their company culture and strategy to become more innovative. leadershipIn this exclusive interview with Linkedin (video above), CEO Jeff Immelt talks through some of the changes the company is in the process of implementing to adjust to the needs of the future. […]. Originally published at GE’s CEO Jeff Immelt on why they are scrapping performance reviews to be more like a Startup.

An Innovation Lexicon


Over two years I believe we went through just one case study on how to produce and market a new technology (it was on fiber optics). In all cases innovation is change. In most cases innovation is progress. Innovation means different things to different people.

Organizational Creativity, A Practical Guide for Innovators & Entrepreneurs

Gregg Fraley

The examples used in the book aren’t the same old case studies, and they’re spot on for the points being made. Love the Salvador Dali illustrations, the book has a story-ish arc, the examples and case studies are fun to read.

Hallmarks of Organizational Ambidexterity

Integrative Innovation

It can be considered essential reading for all those interested in modern organizational designs and associated leadership requirements. The ability of the senior leadership to tolerate and resolve the tensions arising from separate alignments (P5).

Leading People in the Digital Age


Some defining characteristics of the Digital Age, mentioned in the Digital Leadership EdEx course I am currently completing include: All information can be easily digitized, hence the data revolution. The Digital Age requires new Leadership Capabilities. Our Client Case Study Continued.

Ten Rules for Building a Good Company

Rmukesh Gupta

Their philosophy is so unique that there is an HBR case study for on this management model. Entrepreneurship Ideas Leadership growth hacking Heart-Beat model Hiroshi Tsukakoshi rules Tree-ring managementToday, I stumbled upon a book – “ Tree-Ring Management” by Hiroshi Tsukakoshi. Hiroshi san is the Chairman of a kanten manufacturer far from the bustle of Tokyo , amid the natural beauty of Nagano prefecture in Japan.