Adopting a Rapid Digital Innovation Process

Paul Hobcraft

Often our innovation activities face the same dilemma. Innovation needs time, it needs evolution and resolution but also speeding up. The need for innovation results has sped up considerably. Designing the complete rapid innovation application process.

The Energy Transition Needs A Structured Innovation Process

Paul Hobcraft

For that, we require ingenuity in our abilities to break through present seemingly difficult barriers in technologies, and this calls for breakthrough innovation. The importance of innovation is across the board. When do we ramp up and scale in a competitive marketplace.

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Digital technology is changing the innovation ‘game’

Paul Hobcraft

Digital technologies are beginning to have a real impact on the methods, approaches, and rates of our innovation outputs. Social technologies are giving us real-time understanding. Competition is changing, markets are blurring and customers are becoming far more vocal.

Digital Technology MoshPit

Gregg Fraley

New Service Offering for Digital Technology Innovation. Discover Ideas for Long Term and Tactical Innovation Projects. Chicago, IL, August 1, 2018 — The MoshPit Innovation Service is an innovation project discovery service marketed by GFi (Gregg Fraley Innovation).

Measuring Innovation Performance

Measuring innovation performance Our innovation campaigns prove that there is a way to. measure innovation performance. competitive advantage or be a USP, is what drives every organization. Innovation-active ?rms Along with balancing the innovation.

Technology leads, innovation exploitation is lagging

Paul Hobcraft

There is a growing, perhaps even an overwhelming business case, for transforming the innovation management structure. The new combination is the new connections through people and things (IoT) that we can achieve a new innovation potential. The Need to Automate the Innovation Process.

The Wearable Foreseeable Future of the Workplace

Innovation Excellence

Workplace Implications of Eye-interaction Technology in AR and VR headsets: As augmented reality and virtual reality technology advance, AR and VR headsets are, or will soon be, entering the workplace.

The Innovation 'Function'

Imaginatik

Innovation” is often discussed in terms of the “idea” as the product and the formation of that idea as somehow unique and ineffable …. In that vision of the “innovation funnel” the idea is at the end… the goal. Any organization can be innovative.

Valuing digitization alongside innovation

The Future Shapers

Much of our innovation work today is caught up in out-of-date information, poor and inadequate data, restricted research and limited market understanding. It has become necessary to digitize our innovation activities fully. These all rely on connected technology.

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Transform Your Organization with Process Innovation

IdeaScale

Process innovation is perhaps the “classic” form of innovation. Finding a better way of accomplishing necessary business tasks is low-risk, can lead to other types of innovations, and helps companies maintain and sharpen their competitive edge.

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Do You Know What Open Innovation Is?

IdeaScale

In case you hadn’t heard, open innovation was defined by Henry Chesbrough as “a paradigm that assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as the firms look to advance their technology.”.

Transformation and innovation: There is no quick fix: Part 2

The Future Shapers

Transformation B : As explained in Part 1: Transformation and innovation: There is no quick fix , there is no doubt that transformation A is difficult. Which disruptive trends have the potential to change our competitive landscape? Innovating better than the market is not.

Entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship? What do you think?

The Future Shapers

If you are looking for models on how to manage innovation, I would strongly recommend “ Zone to win “. Because I would maintain that innovation and/or intrapreneurship are crucial for your business survival. Innovation and design. The first track is optimising innovation.

Focusing on Innovation for our Energy Transition we are all undertaking

Paul Hobcraft

When you are undertaking such a transformation in any system like energy, innovation becomes vital to inject new forces of dynamism and creative thinking to tackling such a change. Where can innovation help? Innovation needs to resolve different part of the energy transition.

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35 Ways to Use Idea Management Software to Drive Business Results

The Future Shapers

Process improvement. Every organization has plenty of business processes. These processes were all created for a reason but very few of them are perfect. Just like processes, no product is ever perfect. Finding uses for new technology. Naming competition.

5 Simple Steps for Finding the Right Business Idea

The Future Shapers

In the last five years that we’ve ran Viima, we’ve helped a good number of organizations better manage their ideas and turn them into innovations, which has taught me quite a bit about working with ideas. Thus, working on an innovation management software service is quite a natural fit for me.

So Are You Thinking Crowdsourcing?

Paul Hobcraft

Sometimes a crowdsourcing problem is hijacked by a party with a cause, or it becomes more of a competition between selected individuals that influence and shape the debate. this source: [link].

So Are You Thinking Crowdsourcing?

Paul Hobcraft

Sometimes a crowdsourcing problem is hijacked by a party with a cause, or it becomes more of a competition between selected individuals that influence and shape the debate. this source: [link].

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. All in all, if applied carefully it can provide you with a leading edge of innovation knowledge and insight. 6) it can create breakthrough innovation.

Evaluating Crowdsourcing – offering a bright future?

Paul Hobcraft

Crowdsourcing has been growing in interest for some time to change our thinking in innovation discovery. All in all, if applied carefully it can provide you a leading edge of innovation knowledge and insight. 6) it can create breakthrough innovation.

Business Model Innovation – Democratizing Innovation at Scale

The Future Shapers

What makes business model innovation so important is that it captures how your business creates value and helps differentiate from your competitors. Sustainable differentiation through business model innovation. In reality, innovation is unpredictable.

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The innovation value lies within the new system

Paul Hobcraft

As many of our business organizations seek to optimize their processes across the company, they are constantly reaching more outside to gain growing partnerships and greater innovation interactions. Building new innovative collaborations. The evolving innovation lab.

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Product Managers Are Obsolete; Focus on the Job-to-be-Done

Strategyn

Since a primary function of the company is innovation, this key role should have a broader orientation than just the company’s products (see our prior article on this). This would include an expanded view of the competition and potential opportunities for growth. This would have freed up the product manager from a focus on its three-pound paper book platform to look for other technologies that could get the job done better. Innovation Process Jobs-to-be-Done

The 2017 Innovation Management Awards Are Open

IdeaScale

For the fifth year in a row, IdeaScale is hosting the Innovation Management Awards. Particularly if that story demonstrates innovation thought leadership when it comes to engagement strategies, innovation processes, or idea implementation.

The Potential of Qualitative Research in B2B

Gregg Fraley

Qualitative Studies Leads to Insights, and Innovative Results. It’s an integral part of their innovation process. It’s the perfect start to an innovation process. Then I see them fail, or get eclipsed by more innovative competitors.

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Connecting Innovation is the New Order of Play

Paul Hobcraft

There is a lot of change occurring in our innovation abilities. We are seeing profound shifts that technology and digital transformation are bringing us to deliver innovate differently. What is radically changing how we innovate?

Creating the Industrial Ecosystem

Paul Hobcraft

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to the Siemens Innovation Day. The day before the main event I was included in the Industry Analysts visit to the Siemens Technology Center, at Neuperlach in Munich. Innovation expertise is as specialized as engineering for example.

Innovation cannot expand without the 4th Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

To do this, technology adoption and diffusion across the ecosystem needs to improve dramatically. It is equally holding a new form of innovation back, one that is highly collaborative where partners come together to work on more complex problems.

Reducing the friction around innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Well, I also believe these apply equally as innovation frictions. So I decided to builds out of their friction analysis, building on the thoughts offered in the report, adding the innovation perspective. The frictions hold true for innovators to resolve.

Choosing your direction of travel

Paul Hobcraft

In the past week or so, I have been looking a little harder at the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry relating to innovation, it left me a little frustrated. Blockbusters seem a thing of the past but perhaps they don’t need to be with a very different innovative approach.

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Top Organisations Manage for Growth

The Future Shapers

Strategic thinking needs to be elevated to the next level, aligned and resourced to focus on driving innovation results. This is a leadership responsibility and in order to benefit fully from the evolving central role of innovation, management must become more responsible for innovation output, and put in place tactical strategies to give it legs. Why innovation programmes fail. Getting innovation right requires attention to detail. Process and Technology.

Innovation System Thinking on a Sunday! What, no roast or glass of wine? Later.

Paul Hobcraft

Mine is usually a mix of exploring and researching around innovation in the morning, a couple of hours at the gym, a walk to finish off and then a mixture of enjoying a nice home-cooked meal and a relaxing evening. We must think differently and that might mean whole innovation system thinking.

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Desirability, Feasibility, Viability: The Sweet Spot for Innovation

Inceodia

The ideal innovation process is the trifecta of desirability, feasibility and viability. So, lets delve into the elements of the framework of this innovation process. Desirability tests whether your innovation is solving the right customer problem. It asks the organization to look internally and objectively assess their strengths – technology, financial, branding, customer service, partnerships, etc. How Desirable, Feasible and Viable is your Innovation?

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Relating to the New Innovation Era

Paul Hobcraft

I firmly believe we are on the cusp of a new innovation era. When you step back and recognize all the different advancements we have making in designing tools and frameworks, in understanding innovation, it holds promise. Each of us has a part to play in innovation.

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The Pressures Placed on the Innovator

Paul Hobcraft

nd There are multiple “stretching and straining points” that make the life of the innovator increasingly uncomfortable. These build into increasing frictions where the eventual performance of innovation seemingly disappoints the leadership of organizations.

Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

Add in the magic ‘need’ so innovation can benefit from this business digital transformation and we begin to shift around in our chairs even more. What would it mean if we ‘went’ digital and transformed ourselves for innovation within our organisation?

Capabilities and Leadership Close the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Innovation 360 Group

Global manufacturing executives rank “skilled talent” as their #1 competitive differentiator. When it comes to innovation, building capabilities and applying the right leadership style give top performing manufacturers the edge over skills-focused peers.

Innovation is about good judgement.

Mike Shipulski

Innovation is not hampered by a lack of tools (See The Innovator’s Toolkit for 50 great ones.), If you have a technology and no market there are a set of tools to learn if there’s a market. If you have a market and no technology there’s a different set of tools.

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Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

Add in the magic ‘need’ so innovation can benefit from this business digital transformation and we begin to shift around in our chairs even more. What would it mean if we ‘went’ digital and transformed ourselves for innovation within our organisation?

Protecting Your Intellectual Property, Products and Brand

Daniel Burrus

The technology change curve continues to steepen, with an increasing number of entrepreneurs developing innovative processes, services and products. The distilling process for a beverage could also be covered by a patent.

Disruptive Solutions Mindset 101

eZassi

Please join us as Denise Fletcher , our Chief Innovation Officer, will be a guest speaker on the Coffee Break with Game-Changers radio show, hosted by Bonnie D. Advancing Innovation Management. Cyber Scouting Technology. Innovation Thought Leader.

Accelerate Innovation — With Experiential Learning

Gregg Fraley

Experiential Learning Accelerates Innovation. Innovation Session Designs Don’t Engage. Using experiential learning tools like drawing isn’t really new in innovation process. Most corporate innovators have no training in using experiential tools.

Valuing digitization alongside innovation

Paul Hobcraft

We are seeing a very distinctive advantage in embracing digitalization into innovation. The potential of combining digitalization and innovation insights offers significantly more potential for sustaining growth and building a greater connection into the needs of our customers.