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.

Why innovation leaders should invest in collaboration in 2019

Exago

Leadership is undoubtedly a critical piece of the business innovation puzzle. In fact, a recent study showed that the highest performing companies centralise their innovation strategy in upper management, meaning it is often those at C-level who push for innovation within a company. The post Why innovation leaders should invest in collaboration in 2019 appeared first on Exago.

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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?

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.

Questions & Answers with an Innovation Management Leader from Intel

Qmarkets

Last month we hosted a webinar with Viki Almog-Ayzenberg from Intel on the topic of Scaling Innovation Success. This insight-packed session told the story of Intel’s experience implementing a decentralized approach to innovation across various business units at the company.

4 Companies With Jaw-Dropping Innovation Case Studies

Planbox

These innovation case studies will uncover a secret weapon that your organization might not be leveraging to its fullest! The collective creativity from this innovation ecosystem is a secret weapon that they’re not leveraging, which translates to missed opportunities and lost value.

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.

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.

Building the Hype: 4 Communication Best Practices for Innovation Management

Qmarkets

Too often, leaders in the corporate sphere assume that once a new project – such as the implementation of an innovation management platform – is announced, users will naturally ‘get the message’ and adopt it as a standard business practice. can help you optimize 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. InnoSurvey® is the most comprehensive strategic tool for growth and innovation allowing you to assess innovation capabilities, strategy and culture.

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.

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.

Spotless: An Innovation Roadmap

InnovationManagement

Bridie Scott is an Innovation Manager at Spotless and she’s taken the business on a journey from a large-scale company with big goals to a company that is listening to and empowering all of their frontline employees in the innovation process. The post Spotless: An Innovation Roadmap appeared first on Innovation Management.

Why Innovation Management is Important – 3 Key Reasons

Qmarkets

Innovate or stagnate.” Although many decision makers at large companies recognize the importance of innovation, most fail to implement it in a strategic, consistent, and effective way. Innovation management involves developing these processes in a repeatable, scalable way.

The fascinating story of Giffgaff: A co-creation case study

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Co-creation: A key to innovation. Innovation driven by end users and providers working together…. In value co-creation , firms benefit from increased innovation capacity and speed, reduced risk, a consistent and rich idea pipeline, and faster time-to-market with promising products and services. Unlike crowdsourcing, co-creation uses a small group of known partners and involves deeper collaboration. Innovation ManagementWhat is co-creation?

One Weird Thing About Customer Satisfaction

IdeaScale

Banchile Inversiones, a Chilean management company that provides one of the largest mutual funds markets and stock brokerage businesses in the country, has firsthand experience with this phenomenon of employee feedback to improve customer satisfaction. Perhaps their most effective strategy was the extensive planning and design surrounding the implementation of the innovation initiative.

Creating Physical Workspaces For Collaboration and Ideas

HunchBuzz

A lot of people have heard of ‘creative’ workplaces, such as Pixar and Google, that boast exciting work environments for collaboration that stimulate their employees. These places are known for not only their quirky work area, but for the collaborative team environments that come from them and the happiness it evokes in employees. Yet what a lot of people don’t recognise, is that the space in which you collaborate, helps you innovate.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a Great Innovator Because they Nurture Innovators

IdeaScale

Its an online place where innovators, particularly small entrepreneurs, can present ideas for new technologies for energy-efficient buildings to private and public sector leaders in research and development. Upon announcement of the judges’ decisions, the innovator (the submitter of the winning idea), Lab technical advisor (a technical member of a national laboratory with relevant technical expertise for the call at hand), and industry partner collaborate to move the technology forward.

Can We Have One of These? A Product Innovation Platform

Paul Hobcraft

Recently I was exploring the world of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and read an excellent Whitepaper from Aras Corp , one of the leading PLM solution providers. I have argued we do need to change the way we undertake innovation and its development. I am really frustrated by the legacy we have in our processes, systems and the ways we approach innovation, and its development lifecycle. A truly open innovation platform. Aras PLM Product Innovation Platform.

Idea Software: A Quick Guide to the Power of Idea and Innovation Management

Qmarkets

Today innovation has become a lifeline for businesses who have had to pivot and adjust to recent market changes. Yet, innovation doesn’t just happen, it starts with ideas. Below is a summary of each stage of idea management software workflow: 1.

Everything you need to know about innovation management software

hackerearth

Although enterprise collaboration software market has been around for over 20 years, innovation management software is a specialized segment that helps companies guide and support their innovation process. With the right tool, the idea generation, implementation and evaluation, and market tracking phases can be managed to create successful business outcomes. What is innovation management software (IMS)? Poor innovation implementation.

How NASA Leads Intrapreneurial Innovation

InnovationManagement

But in fact, back in 2011 (after they ran a highly successful crowdsourcing pilot) NASA established the Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI). The post How NASA Leads Intrapreneurial Innovation appeared first on Innovation Management.

Building the Single Innovation Digital Platform Environment

Paul Hobcraft

Throughout the past couple of years, I have been constantly arguing about the need to put innovation management on a digital platform. These have come in different thoughts on digital platforms, ready for cross-industry and having in place, a rapid digital innovation process that scales and evolves on new technology and insights. What if you could manage your innovation in the ways shown in this diagram? Innovation today requires, no demands more connectivity.

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Innovation management software: Everything you need to know

hackerearth

Although the enterprise collaboration software market has been around for over 20 years, innovation management software is a specialized segment that helps companies guide and support their innovation process. With the right tool, the idea generation, implementation and evaluation, and market tracking phases can be managed to create successful business outcomes. What is innovation management software (IMS)? Poor innovation implementation.

Qmarkets Offering Innovation Management Software to Chinese Corporates Through Wise Ocean Partnership

Qmarkets

Wise Ocean specializes in analyzing emerging market and technology trends to identify the latest innovations, with a connectivity network of resources that includes industry experts, corporate partners, and business services.

Qmarkets Offering Innovation Management Software to Chinese Corporates Through Wise Ocean Partnership

Qmarkets

Wise Ocean specializes in analyzing emerging market and technology trends to identify the latest innovations, with a connectivity network of resources that includes industry experts, corporate partners, and business services.

Innovating in the digital age- a terrific report

Paul Hobcraft

The report from Arthur D Little “ Innovating in the digital age- a cross-industry exploration ” has to be the one report that really stands out for me from this year. They take a look at how digital technology will transform the way innovation will be managed in the future. This report was produced by Dr. Michael Kolk , a partner, Digital Innovation Lead in Arthur D Little and Heike Woerner , a principal, technology and innovation management.

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The Need for Digital Innovation Platforms

Paul Hobcraft

I want to offer some thoughts that need us all involved in innovation to think about as we finish out 2018. If you are frustrated with your current innovation process then read on. If you are not, then simply “click away” and certainly my best wishes by ignoring a very changing innovation world that we are all undergoing. Much of the current innovation process you are currently working with is a Dinosaur, it should have disappeared long ago.

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ISPIM Grand Prize 2017 – we have a winner!

Innovation Excellence

We are delighted to announce that, by a single vote, the winner of the ISPIM Grand Prize 2017 for Excellence in Innovation Management is Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), with the Fraunhofer Institute a close second. Associations Build Capability Case Study Competitions Feature Of The Week Management Presentations Social Innovation collaboration Crowdsourcing Innovation Innovation Management Strategy successWow, so close!

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. For survival, innovation is almost obligatory (Drucker, 1999). An innovation process “connects upstream idea valuation to downstream production and release to market.” Like any business function, innovation can be managed.

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. For survival, innovation is almost obligatory (Drucker, 1999). An innovation process “connects upstream idea valuation to downstream production and release to market.” Like any business function, innovation can be managed.

What do we expect from Innovation? Mostly disappointment

Paul Hobcraft

Good innovation is notoriously hard to achieve. Others looking at the innovation progress keep demanding tangible evidence and quantifiable guarantees that the outcome provides clear returns. Much of the innovation discovery journey is a disappointing one. Those not involved directly within the innovation project constantly remain skeptical or require more proof. So where does innovation sit within your organization? Innovation is full of rhetoric and hot air.

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Building an Agile & Innovative Organization

Idea to Value

In recent years, more and more companies have realized the need for innovation as they’ve seen businesses all around them, and perhaps even their own business, being disrupted. What makes an organization innovative? So, what is it exactly that makes an organization innovative and agile?

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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? Amway : Collaborative Innovation is vital to Amway because it keeps our direct selling opportunity and products competitive and relevant for our Amway business owners.

3 Unexpected Benefits of employing an Innovation Management initiative

Qmarkets

Organisations are now choosing to adopt idea management systems for a number of reasons, from process improvement and incremental innovation to radical and open innovation. One of the most obviously convincing reasons is that the ROI can be upwards of 100,000%, however this blog entry will focus on some of the less obvious benefits to Innovation Management that might never have occurred to you.

3 Unexpected Benefits of employing an Innovation Management initiative

Qmarkets

Organisations are now choosing to adopt idea management systems for a number of reasons, from process improvement and incremental innovation to radical and open innovation. One of the most obviously convincing reasons is that the ROI can be upwards of 100,000%, however this blog entry will focus on some of the less obvious benefits to Innovation Management that might never have occurred to you.

The Leadership Gap in Innovation

Innovation Excellence

A vast majority of executives, more than 80% according to sources, consider innovation to be paramount for the future success of their organization. A McKinsey study, for example, puts the number of executives who are satisfied with their innovation performance at 6%. collaboration Entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership Management Webinar change culture growth ideas Innovation Management innovative thinking Strategy

Millennial Engagement in the workplace: 4 Actionable Tips

Acuvate

A well engaged millennial is always on a constant run to make the best use of respective skills and abilities to strive for organisations development, as well as stay innovative. Prefer a culture of open collaboration. Create a culture of innovation. Most of the millennials prefer organizations with flexible, innovative workplace environments where they can be productive and creative to make an impact on business growth. 2.Implement ongoing collaborative training.

Five Product Innovations that Evolved Over Time

IdeaScale

The product innovations that generate the most excitement and public interest are the disruptive innovations. However, these innovations aren’t that common. The most successful, innovative companies strike a balance between core, adjacent, and transformational initiatives. A 2012 study found that companies that allocated about 70% of their innovation activity to core initiatives, 20% to adjacent ones, and 10% to transformational ones outperformed their peers.

Bringing Your A-Game: What Game Theory Can Teach Us About Innovation Management

Qmarkets

By understanding these mechanisms and formulae, you can gain a clearer picture of how best to focus and refine your innovation strategy to gain that all-important competitive advantage. We’re referring, of course, to ‘game theory’: The field of study that examines the strategic interaction between multiple participants in situations containing set rules and outcomes. Game Changing Potential: The Value of Game Theory in Strategic Innovation.

Bringing Your A-Game: What Game Theory Can Teach Us About Innovation Management

Qmarkets

By understanding these mechanisms and formulae, you can gain a clearer picture of how best to focus and refine your innovation strategy to gain that all-important competitive advantage. We’re referring, of course, to ‘game theory’: The field of study that examines the strategic interaction between multiple participants in situations containing set rules and outcomes. Game Changing Potential: The Value of Game Theory in Strategic Innovation.

Checking for the global pulse of innovation

Paul Hobcraft

As a report, the 2019 Global Innovation Index (GII) is a whopper, at 450 pages, although 50% of this is detailed economic profiles and data tables for each country within the index. When you are caught up in generating innovation within a business these sorts of reports can often pass you by as not so relevant to your everyday job of innovation. Yet the innovation message is for us all. The interest in innovation is getting wider appreciation and attention.

Qmarkets & Intesa Sanpaolo Card: Tailoring Innovation Management for the Finance Industry

Qmarkets

Intesa Sanpaolo Card maintains and manages different type of card-holder data for more than 5.6 An Innovative Foundation. The foundation of Intesa Sanpaolo Card is based on complementary strengths of the two strongest and most innovative cards businesses within the Intesa Sanpaolo Group, Banka Koper and Privredna banka Zagreb, and their transition from local companies into a fully international organization. Intesa Sanpaolo Card.