Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity

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The success of innovation management is never an accident; it’s a holistic management process with an iterative thought-out planning and execution continuum. The post Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity appeared first on Innovation Management.

Innovation Management Software: Connect Creativity and Collaboration

Planview Spigit

Ideation + Delivery = Innovation. We have heard it time and again…Somewhere between the birth of an idea and the delivery phase, innovation slows or becomes nonexistent. Which is why “Innovation is rewarded but execution is worshipped!” While most innovation management software makes it possible for teams and organizations to gather and iterate on ideas, the question you must ask is, how do you ensure the best ideas become reality? Celebrate innovation success.

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10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 3: Seeding and Advocates

HYPE Innovation

This is the third part of the broader series on "Ten Rules of Innovation Management." In five publications, I’ll share 10 best practices that will help you if you’re managing an online, collaborative innovation management program or thinking about launching one. The Innovation Manager 10 Rules of Innovation Management

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Tim Kastelle

As reiterated by Tim Kastelle in the previous post , it’s imperative to distinguish discovery from execution when it comes to startup and innovation activities – bearing in mind that both are equally important. This suggests following a dual approach for balanced corporate innovation management. In the following, I will outline a model that attempts to help organizations implement a dual approach to innovation management.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 5: Evaluation and Recognition

HYPE Innovation

This is the fifth and final part of the broader series on the 10 Rules of Innovation Management. Over the past few weeks, I've shared best practices for managing an online, collaborative innovation management program, whether you're already well on your way or are just starting to think about launching a program. The Innovation Manager 10 Rules of Innovation Management INTRODUCTION.

We Require A Shift of Innovation Management Solution Providers

Paul Hobcraft

There is still a real reluctance that the supplier of innovation software solutions has to change. I think with the recognition that innovation occurs across the whole organization the innovation management (IM) providers have to radically alter their business model or recognize they need to broaden out their target market inside organizations as innovation is occurring in all corners of the organization today.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 4: Communication and Transparency

HYPE Innovation

This is the fourth part of the broader series on "The 10 Rules of Innovation Management." In five publications, I’ll share 10 best practices that should come in handy if you’re managing an online, collaborative innovation management program or thinking about launching one. The Innovation Manager 10 Rules of Innovation Management

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 2: Catching Ideas With Targeted Campaigns

HYPE Innovation

Welcome back to the 10 Rules of Innovation Management series! If you're new to the series, I'll be sharing 10 best practices to help you manage your online collaborative innovation program or get started if you're thinking about launching one ( subscribe to the series here! ). The Innovation Manager

Technology for Better Innovative Management

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We recommend four steps: educate, collaborate, monitor, and secure. The post Technology for Better Innovative Management appeared first on Innovation Management. In today’s workplace, you’re expected to do as much as you can with a variable amount of resources. How can you keep an in-office, remote, or combination workforce engaged using technology? Enabling Factors Employee Engagement leadership remote work team building Technology

Creativity in Innovation: An Introduction for Innovation Managers

HYPE Innovation

As an innovation manager you have the enviable task of stimulating creativity across the organization, and channeling it towards the strategic goals of the company - ultimately creating breakthrough innovations. Ideation & CollaborationLots of techniques exist for small-group creativity workshops, but stimulating creativity in online environments is relatively new. Let’s look at some advice and see how it translates to this world.

The State of Innovation Management in 2015 Just Released

Paul Hobcraft

As we come closer to the year-end it’s good to look back, make some dedicated time to take ‘stock’, in this case, on innovation’s progress. In a just released “State of Innovation Management” that I have authored and kindly provided by HYPE for free, I believe you will find something of interest that you missed during a busy year, coming to a close. The Surge of innovation reports in 2015.

Lesson 4 from true innovation managers: quality and quantity of ideas hangs on people’s engagement

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. The post Lesson 4 from true innovation managers: quality and quantity of ideas hangs on people’s engagement appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago collaboration collaborative innovation collective intelligence employees engagement gamification participation

How Law Enforcement Benefits from Cutting-Edge Innovation Management

IdeaScale

Innovation may not change what police officers do, but it can improve how they do it. In short, innovation is necessary, as is managing innovation. Innovation management software can be the key to successful innovation, as was brilliantly demonstrated by the Queensland Police Service (QPS) in 2018. The purpose was to offer a collaborative space outside the chain of command for staff members to submit ideas and share knowledge.

Emerging Collaborative Tribes, Networks and Collectives 

Innovation Excellence

It is becoming widely accepted that collaborative organisations adopt more fluid and loose structures, where individuals are given greater responsibility to take smart risks, make decisions appropriate to their role and the task concerned: Without hierarchy, status, power plays and the conventional “red tape” implicit rules, where people have a hunger to learn, are willing.

Hallo Innovator! Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German

Exago

Exago Smart collaborative innovation software can now be used by German speakers in their own language. With the new version, the Exago enterprise-grade solution becomes available in nine language options, enabling over a million people worldwide to share ideas and insights and contribute to their company’s innovation and business goals. The post Hallo Innovator! Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German appeared first on Exago.

Sorting through our Innovation Management Tools

Paul Hobcraft

We all are caught up in handling and understanding different management tools. There are management tools that have become ‘enshrined’ in organizations and many of the executives become settled on the ones they have bothered to learn or seemingly do the job. The problem we are having, many of the traditional tools, many still taught in most management schools are lagging the changing market we are operating in. Tracking the trends on Management Tools.

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A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Innovation Excellence

As rightly pointed out by Tim Kastelle recently, it’s imperative to distinguish discovery from execution when it comes to startup and innovation activities – bearing in mind that both purposes are complementary and equally important. Along with the case made in my previous post, this suggests following a dual approach to balanced corporate innovation management.

Innovation Management: Importance, Ideas, and Examples

Acuvate

In less than a decade, innovation management got recognized as one of the most powerful strategies an organization can use to streamline internal processes and boost their business productivity. Forrester also claims that 53% of global services decision-makers are investing in emerging innovation and idea management technologies to drive innovation. What is innovation management? Importance of innovation management.

Why choose an innovation management software?

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Today’s companies seem forced to manage uncertainty in their day-to-day activity and search for extraordinary solutions, calling upon innovation and all other resources available to drive them forward. Under this premise, open innovation among different collectives and collaborators within a company is essential. According to Gartner , over 50% of communication between employees takes place through digital collaboration tools. appeared first on innovators.

6 Lessons from Our 2018 Innovation Management Award Winners

IdeaScale

IdeaScale recently announced the winners of our 2018 Innovation Management Awards. Queensland Police Service was recognized for Best Engagement Strategy, Covia won the award for Best Innovation Process, and the Transportation Research Board won for Best Innovation. IdeaScale began revamping the process across departments with innovation management software which was faster and allowed for greater cross-pollination of ideas.

SCERL: The Ultimate Innovation Management Cheat Sheet

Planview Spigit

What of the innovation management practitioner? The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Innovation Management. The innovation practitioner scores each factor a 2, 1, or 0. Potential of ideas/ innovations vetted/ tested. Innovators left to their own devices. Growing commitment and ownership of the innovation process and outcomes. Reality jibes well with the chestnut, “What gets measured gets managed.”.

How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation

Acuvate

Innovation management is one of the crucial contributors to digital transformation, along with a few other factors. Digital innovation is driving increasing interconnection, giving unprecedented access to capabilities, resources and talent on a global scale. Noticeably, innovation is the buzzword in the success formula of these applications. Understanding innovation management. Read More: An Introduction to the Ultimate Idea Management Solution.

KPMG’s ‘Innovation Survey 2016’ reveals how collaboration is central to success

Exago

Exago has partnered with KPMG in Portugal to promote the first global ‘Innovation Survey’ to companies operating in the country. The post KPMG’s ‘Innovation Survey 2016’ reveals how collaboration is central to success appeared first on www.exago.com. Blog Exago Insights innovation management innovation-results innovation-tips partnerships Portugal

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Innovation Management: The Value of Seeing What You Have

InnovationManagement

If your job is to get your company, team, or community to innovate, you know how organizational forces can make it hard to even try something new. Strategies collaboration cross reference hub innovation management network maps recombine reimagne relationships team leaders thought leadership value visual thinking visualizationVisualizing the resources available is an effective first step in overcoming some of those organizational forces.

Getting Started with Innovation Management

Strategos

What is Innovation Management? Innovation Management involves all activities that provide the right conditions for innovation to repeatedly deliver value for customers, competitive advantage and growth for the business as well as benefits for employees and all other stakeholders. Innovation management needs to become a professional discipline. Innovation needs to be on that same trajectory to provide significant value for a business.

Designing an Innovation Management Event – Part 1: Laying the Groundwork to Engage Your Community

HYPE Innovation

Collaborative innovation skills to be precise. Because, as I hope you realise by now, the terms “innovation” and “collaboration” are not mutually exclusive. Innovation Culture Collaboration Innovation StrategySummer is not only an ideal time to catch up on some reading (maybe you remember Tim’s list from March), but also a perfect time to catch up on some skills.

Building a Business Case for Innovation Management – Why Now?

Qmarkets

However, I have recently been seeing reports of many businesses going into survival mode; choosing not to invest in innovation and instead save precious resources. Casualties of Innovation Complacency The disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has forced all companies to act.

Deadline for the 2018 Innovation Management Awards Extended

IdeaScale

IdeaScale is offering innovators from around the world an extra week to complete their submission for the Innovation Management Awards. This is our fifth annual award series and we honor winners in three categories: best innovation engagement strategy, best innovation process, and best innovation. A repeatable innovation process is what makes an organization shift to an innovative culture.

The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Platforms, Q1 2020

Wazoku

Forrester Reveals The 13 Most Significant providers in Innovation Management “Wazoku has a differentiating vision for idea sharing and innovation collaboration.” Wazoku featured as one of the 13 Most Significant providers in Innovation Management in “The Forrester Wave : Innovation Management Platforms, Q1 2020”. In February 2020, Forrester published the 2020 Forrest Wave, a review of the global Innovation Management sector.

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. From our point of view, all of the issues pinned down at that time have gained significant importance, are being intensively debated and can still be considered cutting-edge for companies to stay ahead in managing innovation. Let’s have a brief look at each of them: Differentiating and integrative innovation concepts.

Innovation Management Standards ahead!

Innovation 360 Group

Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, international standards and innovation capabilities has always been strong drivers and catalysts for human and societal development. International standards as well as increased innovation capabilities will continue to play even more important roles in the world of digitalization, globalization, fast change and extreme planetary and human challenges that we face today! The post Innovation Management Standards ahead!

How to create a culture of collaborative innovation in younger generations

Exago

The post How to create a culture of collaborative innovation in younger generations appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights engagement idea management software initiative-success innovation management purposeMillennials and Generation Z are often disconnected from the strategic vision of a big organisation because they cannot see any links between their everyday work and the company's business objectives.

ISO 56000 Guidelines on Innovation Management: Updates and the Road Ahead

Innovation 360 Group

Innovation took a significant step toward becoming a mature science at the ISO working group meeting at the Tokyo Summit, Oct 13 – 17th. Over 100 professionals from 50 countries gathered to compare experiences and find commonalities as part of the ISO/TC 279 technical committee’s work on the development of the new ISO 56000 series for Innovation Management. That series of standards will set a baseline for enabling innovation as a science in the professional world.

3 Steps to Design Your Innovation Management Program

IdeaScale

This trend has given rise to “ innovation management ,” a term that risks being ignored simply for how wonky it sounds. After all, can “innovation” ever really be managed? Innovation can be managed, precisely because it is not the slapdash or purely artistic process gifted to us by the few. It is actually a highly collaborative process that can be repeated and organized.

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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. This will be the third competition, building on the highly successful 2015 and 2016 events, won by the US Department of Energy and Orange respectively.

Collaborative Innovation and the Digital Vortex

Planview Spigit

” The practice of collaborative innovation—leveraging the wisdom of the crowds in the Digital Age to solve our toughest business challenges—can serve as a way forward for organizations in a time of accelerating change. Two Spigit clients, around the time the “Digital Vortex” report came out, published how they proactively navigate digital disruption through their own takes on the practice of collaborative innovation: Unilever and Amway.

Key Issues in Innovation Management – Revisited – Part 2

Tim Kastelle

In part 1 of this post , Ralph revisited key innovation issues that were already addressed by us three years ago. In addition to these still highly topical issues, we’d like to raise another four points which we personally foresee key for innovation management in the time to come – making no claim to completeness: Organizational Ambidexterity. It doesn’t always translate to managers, however. Co-Innovation and startup engagement.

Secure Innovation Management for US Government-Wide Mandates

IdeaScale

In 2011 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a government-wide cloud security memo and guidance policy known as the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). Today, as part of a continued effort to innovate and modernize government operations, the Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the General Services Administration (GSA), amongst many others, are being directed to migrate their existing systems to the cloud.

Innovation Management Award Spotlight: City of Calgary

IdeaScale

At IdeaScale, we host the annual innovation management awards in order to honor the accomplishments of some truly groundbreaking organizations, but also so that some of our smartest clients can share their best practices with others. We invited our winners to answer a few interview questions and we’re pleased that the City of Calgary had some great advice and answers to share: IdeaScale: Why is innovation vital to your organization?

Building a Business Case for Innovation Management – Why Now?

Qmarkets

However I have recently been seeing reports of many businesses going into survival mode; choosing not to invest in innovation and instead save precious resources. Casualties of Innovation Complacency The disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has forced all companies to act.

Crowdsourcing Innovation Valuation: an off-label use of innovation management technologies

Imaginatik

Well, in terms of innovation valuation, you can and you should. Investors are requiring enterprises to be more transparent about their commitment to ongoing innovation in their capital expenditures in order to attract longer-term investment. The question then arises, how can an enterprise provide greater investor confidence from a range of speculative innovation investments with greater certainty ? Download our free State of Startup/Corporate Collaboration 2016 report today.

A Model for Integrative Innovation Management

Integrative Innovation

In previous posts, I have shared my view on important cornerstones for successful innovation management systems. As pointed out several times, balanced and up-to-date innovation management requires organizational ambidexterity, i.e. the capability to explore novel offerings and capabilities while simultaneously exploiting existing ones. Therefore, it’s titled a model for integrative innovation management.

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.