Assess Your Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

Such disruption, impacting companies regardless of industry, is fueling the sense of urgency behind innovation. Either your organization is innovating or it’s getting swallowed up by the competition. That’s why having an effective innovation program is so important to stay afloat. The challenge for many program leaders and their innovation programs comes down to their level of involvement in the idea implementation process.

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! ).

4 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

You’ve done the groundwork for creating a successful innovation program. You’ve learned what mistakes to avoid , and even moved forward with adopting innovation management software like Spigit to enable innovation in a way that’s valuable and repeatable.

SCERL: The Ultimate Innovation Management Cheat Sheet

Planview Spigit

What of the innovation management practitioner? Can a checklist or memory jogger save their program? The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Innovation Management. The innovation practitioner scores each factor a 2, 1, or 0. Innovators left to their own devices.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

a Culture of Innovation 2 // 19Spigit: 11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Existing Culture Into a Culture of Innovation 1 2 94% of senior executives in a research study by McKinsey said. innovation. innovation to build a culture of. innovation. sustainable innovation and.

Why do innovation programs fail

hackerearth

It is the failure to innovate that led to its “demise.”. In other words, it is because sometimes innovation strategies fail to produce products/ services that the customers want. Which brings us to the question, “Why do innovation programs fail?”. Programme manager.

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.

Grow Like Flo in 2016: Taking the Lead from Progressive’s Crowdsourced Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

Here are a few things the team at Progressive is really, really good at: (1) creating one of the most iconic brand mascots to ever hit the insurance scene; (2) leading the charge in industry breakthroughs, like data-driven driving services; (3) developing awesome new products, services, and processes with crowdsourced innovation. This year, enterprise leaders can learn a great deal from the insurance giant about crowdsourcing innovation successfully.

6 Steps to Getting Executive Buy-In for a Crowdsourced Innovation Program

Planview Spigit

Engaging the “crowd” at scale in your innovation initiative has been proven to fundamentally transform companies. The advantages of crowdsourced innovation can’t be ignored. But what’s the secret to creating and sustaining a successful innovation program?

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.

The importance of innovation management in digital transformation

hackerearth

One of the vital contributors to digital transformation, along with a few other factors, is innovation management. “It In all of these applications, innovation is the buzzword. How innovation management enables digital transformation. Innovation Management

Successfully Merging Theory and Practice in your Innovation Program

Qmarkets

Eric Gabas-Varini is the Partner and Co-Founder of Innovation Framework Technologies, a consulting firm which was founded in Paris, but has since established regional offices in the United States, South Korea & Japan, with a network of associate offices in Latin America and the Middle East.

16 metrics for tracking Collaborative Innovation performance

Hutch Carpenter

In a recent PwC survey, 61% of CEOs said innovation was a key priority for their company ( pdf ). Innovation efforts come in a variety of forms: innovation and design labs, jobs-to-be-done analysis, corporate venturing, distributed employee experiments, open innovation, TRIZ, etc.

Enterprise Innovation Management Research Report

eZassi

CIMdata Publishes Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape — Connecting the Dots. eZassi Participates in CIMdata’s Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape Report Findings. Interviewing Innovation Executives. Idea Management.

Innovation SOP: Tips for Today’s Leaders on How to Launch an Innovation Program

Qmarkets

Qmarkets’ Innovation Standard Operating Procedures (SOP): In this series, we will present different guidelines on how to bring innovation theory to practice. When senior leadership says they want ‘innovation’ within the company, what does that mean?

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Successfully Merging Theory and Practice in your Innovation Program

Qmarkets

Eric Gabas-Varini is the Partner and Co-Founder of Innovation Framework Technologies, a consulting firm which was founded in Paris, but has since established regional offices in the United States, South Korea & Japan, with a network of associate offices in Latin America and the Middle East.

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.

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. It doesn’t always translate to managers, however. Co-Innovation and startup engagement. It will become a hotbed for innovation in 2016 and the coming years.

Capgemini Report on Innovation Centers: Top 5 Takeaways

Planview Spigit

Innovation has never been as misunderstood, challenging, expensive, or transformative as it is today. Here are our top 5 takeaways on innovation centers from a recent report released by Capgemini. Innovation Labs Can Inspire New Ideas.

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9 Surefire Ways to Kill Innovation (That You Aren’t Thinking About)

Planview Spigit

But bad business habits can throw a major wrench in innovation before it even has a chance to get off the ground. Here are 10 things you might be doing without thinking that are killing your innovation efforts right now.

3 Open Innovation Reports You Need to Read Right Now

Planview Spigit

In the open innovation space, one regularly leads to the other. The New Rules of the Collaborative Economy. Never before has it been easier (or more important) for leading brands to take advantage of the collaborative economy. Companies Leverage Open Innovation Better than China.

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The importance of innovation management in digital transformation

hackerearth

One of the vital contributors to digital transformation, along with a few other factors, is innovation management. “It In all of these applications, innovation is the buzzword. How innovation management enables digital transformation. Innovation Management

3 Character Traits of a Good Innovation Manager

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: Almost every CEO that i meet wants to find out a way to out-innovate their competition. They want to innovate to improve their profits. They want to innovate so that they can help their customers innovate. A good manager knows and understands all of this.

The Language of Crowdsourcing: 5 Questions to Ask

Planview Spigit

Crowdsourcing innovation works best when the crowd knows exactly what issue they’re trying to address. “We want top-line growth and to protect our bottom-line, and I need your ideas on how to make that happen!”.

Do Good Ideas Come from Collaboration or Conflict?

KindlingApp

There will be collaboration, or there will be conflict. Amazon employees all share a fundamental drive toward improvement—they’re innovative, and accordingly, they're successful. It is possible to seek innovative success in collaboration rather than competition and from humans rather than data. In this culture, project managers , innovation officers , intrapreneurs , and engaged employees work collaboratively to meet their goals.

Crowdsourcing Innovation: 4 Steps to Success

Planview Spigit

Recently, Spigit CTO James Gardner shared some of his expert tips on using crowdsourcing software to build your innovation pipeline. Innovation is so often tied to never-before-seen ideas and inventions that it can be difficult to pull back from the grand picture and look for ways to innovate on a smaller scale. As you’re spreading your innovation investment, you’re more likely to see a return in a shorter space of time, building a demonstrable ROI.”.

Pivotal Innovation Management: The Past, Present, and Future of 180° Business Changes

Qmarkets

With so much disruptive innovation happening so fast, it has become less and less rare for companies to be formed around a service or product that defines them for their lifetime. The future of innovation is now.

LIVE WEBINAR: 3 Pros Tell You How to Strike Innovation Gold in 2016

Planview Spigit

If your New Year’s resolutions include having an enterprise-grade innovation program that operates like a well-oiled results machine, then we sure have the webinar for you. First up: Dr. Norman Lewis of PwC, who leads the charge for the One Innovation Programme.

Inspire Innovation with Our Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Planview Spigit

Are you an idea champion, ready to inspire innovation in your company? Then you’re also going to love Spigit’s 2015 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide, with a handpicked selection of gifts to help you inspire innovation in your organization.

REPORT SUMMARY: The New Formula for Business Innovation

Planview Spigit

Business innovation is a major focus for all companies. And, understanding how your company is currently perceived by the market is crucial to figuring out how to organize business innovation efforts going forward. The Secret Sauce for Successful Business Innovation.

A Recap of Innova-Con 2018: The Maturation of Innovation Management Continues

Innovation Archetecture

Booz Allen Hamilton hosted Innova-Con at their new Innovation Center across from McPherson Square in Washington DC. The International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) sponsors Innova-Con as the capstone to their annual cycle of events.

Innovation is Change

Planview Spigit

Can you think of a single innovation that didn’t change something? Innovation is change, or at least, innovation requires change. For companies looking to build a sustainable innovation capability this is an important first step. Defining Innovation.

3 Business Innovation Reports You Must Read Right Now

Innovation Excellence

4 Tips on Defining Success from Innovation Enterprise Interview with Metlife’s John Geyer

Planview Spigit

Over the weekend, we watched an awesome Q&A between Innovation Enterprise and Spigit customer Metlife ’s John Geyer. Here’s what we learned about what it means to have a successful innovation program. It’s a given that innovation efforts should yield returns.

Why Aren’t You Crowdsourcing?

IdeaScale

Last year Gartner published an article entitled “ The 5 Most Effective, Least Used Digital Innovation Hacks ” which listed crowdsourcing, differentiated funding, differentiated metrics, startup innovation, and formal innovation management.

Why Aligning Your Crowd and Goals = Innovation Success

Planview Spigit

Everything that a company focuses on must have a purpose, and innovation initiatives are no different — they have to drive value or they’re nothing but pleasant distractions. Assumption Kills Innovation. People are busy. Organizations are busy.

4 Myths About Crowdsourcing Innovation

Planview Spigit

You might have heard that crowdsourcing innovation is really hard to manage. Or that the business value won’t show itself right away, so it’s not worth the time and effort it takes to start a crowd-based innovation program. Innovations Only Come from Product Experts.

A really worthwhile report on Innovation not to be missed from Innovation Leader.

Paul Hobcraft

The report provides insights from 270 innovation, R&D and strategy executives and considerable work on structuring the conclusions in highly thoughtful and valuable ways to the reader. Creating Strategic Alignment, 2.Funding Innovation, 3 Delivering Impact and 4 Moving forward.

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When Does Creativity Become Innovation?

KindlingApp

There’s a lot of emphasis in the idea management world on being creative—see Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business 2015 , for example—but it’s not always obvious that being creative is only step one. Innovation requires creativity, but creativity on its own isn’t enough to move a company forward. To be truly innovative, we need to harness and structure the creativity that we already have. Innovative ideas are ideas that have an impact. Enter idea management.

IM Award Lessons: Know Your Innovation Audience

IdeaScale

This year, Amway won the Innovation Management award for best innovation engagement strategy. So we asked Amway a few questions about their program and here’s what they had to say: IdeaScale : Why is innovation vital to your organization?

Companies betting big on open innovation

hackerearth

“Open innovation is the use of purposive inflows and outflows of knowledge to accelerate internal innovation, and expand the markets for external use of innovation, respectively. The free flow, in and out, of ideas and IP promotes innovative ecosystems.

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 12.4.15

Planview Spigit

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. Lean Innovation Management – Making Corporate Innovation Work.

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Top 10 Innovation Links for the Week of 1.8.16

Planview Spigit

Welcome to the first 2016 weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. A New Blueprint for Collaborative Innovation. Happy New Year, readers!