Ideation Activities, Exercises and Templates (from Miro)

InnovationTraining.org

These top ideation activity templates from Miro can be used when working remotely or in the same room. Whether you are working together in person or remotely, design thinking software tools such as Miro can help make the innovation process easier than ever. Ideation Space.

29 Innovation Activities for Your Next Ideation

Innovation Excellence

I often get asked what activities a team should do in ideation to get better results and keep it fun. While there's a limitless list of possibilities that need to be tailored to each innovation challenge, I do have some favorites. Here are 29 that work and are adaptable to a variety of businesses and challenges.

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6 Creative Innovation Exercises for Online Whiteboards

IdeaScale

Innovation is a process that relies heavily on creativity and individual thinking, and these are things that don’t come easily. Advantages of Creative Thinking Exercises. Here are some of the advantages of using creative thinking exercises.

To Innovate: Learn, Scaffold, Ideate

Gregg Fraley

Innovation is Learning. For many years I kept the concepts of innovation and learning in separate boxes. I thought innovation was creating new things of value, and, learning was understanding new things. I now believe that learning and innovation are joined at the hip. You can’t innovate without an exploratory learning process. Domain Knowledge is an Innovation Pre-requisite. Knowledge Across Many Domains Is An Innovation Accelerator.

Measuring Innovation Performance

Measuring innovation performance Our innovation campaigns prove that there is a way to. measure innovation performance. Innovation-active ?rms Along with balancing the innovation. aside as innovation spend. Innovation is di?cult innovation.

How to Manage Innovation Exploration With the Support of an Ideation Platform

Qmarkets

As such, more and more of these companies are thinking about how to better structure their innovation exploration activities, often through an ideation platform. Innovation Exploration vs Exploitation. 7 Success Factors for Innovation Exploration.

How to Engage People with Ideation and Challenge-based Learning

Be-novative

We contribute to a better, more creative Earth. With our efficient ideation and decision-making process we could remotely arrive at the conclusions in less than an hour?—?that This process resulted in 23 patentable solutions which is insanely great.

Is South Africa the Next Silicon Valley?

InnovationManagement

When you think of the most innovative places in the world, what do you picture? Podcast Collaboration Creativity diversity Ideation innovation process innovative places KPI Silicon Cape Initiative South Africa

Six tools to improve your creativity during an innovation process

The BMI Lab Blog

Creativity is not a gift but a skill we can train with proper tools. When we introduce somebody to innovation methodologies, especially those focused on business models, the role of creativity topic usually comes up. The most common question is whether we need to use creativity or not to innovate. There is a short answer for this: The majority of the most successful innovation methodologies give creativity a strong role.

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How to Manage Innovation Exploration With the Support of an Ideation Platform

Qmarkets

As such, more and more of these companies are thinking about how to better structure their innovation exploration activities. Not only is continuous innovation necessary for survival, but also constant refinement and recalibration of existing business models.

Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity

InnovationManagement

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.

Drive Innovation by Disrupting the Existing Management Norms

InnovationManagement

To stay on top, established organisations need to stimulate innovation. The post Drive Innovation by Disrupting the Existing Management Norms appeared first on Innovation Management. Before being acquired by Facebook for US$1 billion, Instagram was just another photo-sharing app operating with insignificant infrastructure and a dozen employees.

4 Ways To Invest In Your Employees’ Creativity

IdeaScale

Is your organization centralized or decentralized when it comes to innovation? In a company where innovation is centralized, a specific department is tasked with innovating for the entire organization. The downside of using this model is that buy-in from other departments may be hard to achieve as the innovation department may seem out of touch with other departmental processes etc. How do you invest in your employees’ creativity?

Good for species survival, not so great for innovation: 16 cognitive biases that can kill your decision making

Board of Innovation

The purpose of this article is to discuss several key cognitive biases and their effects on decision making within strategic innovation management as well as how to minimize their effects so that team members can contribute optimally to the fuzzy innovation process. They are essential in understanding and managing appropriately to ensure your innovation outputs are most suitable to your.

Creative Problem Solving Workshop

InnovationTraining.org

Discover what to expect at a creative problem solving workshop and when your organization could benefit from a training session. Creative problem solving is an innovation framework focused around better ideation and brainstorming sessions. If your organization is interested in implementing these techniques, you’ll want to learn more about this framework and how you can get started with a creative problem solving training workshop here. . Innovation

4 Ways To Invest In Your Employees’ Creativity

IdeaScale

Is your organization centralized or decentralized when it comes to innovation? In a company where innovation is centralized, a specific department is tasked with innovating for the entire organization. The downside of using this model is that buy-in from other departments may be hard to achieve as the innovation department may seem out of touch with other departmental processes etc. How do you invest in your employees’ creativity?

Coming Soon – Innovation Leader’s Annual Conference – Impact 2020

InnovationLabs

Are you doing innovation in a large organization? If so, then this will be of interest for you: our friends at Innovation Leader are gearing up for their annual conference, Impact 2020, which is coming in a couple weeks. Innovation Leader is an outstanding media and events company focused on helping innovators and change-makers in […]. Anticipating the Future Business Model Innovation Creativity and Ideation Design Thinking Innovation Innovation Process

Succeeding in Zoomworld

InnovationLabs

Plus … OUR FORTHCOMING WHITE PAPER, NEW BOOKS, and a NEW ONLINE INNOVATION COURSE 1 SUCCEEDING IN ZOOMWORLD Like everyone, you no doubt included, we’ve been spending rather large amounts of time on Zoom these last few months. Anticipating the Future Business Model Innovation Collaboration and Co-Creation Creativity and Ideation Design Thinking Innovation Innovation Culture Innovation Metrics Innovation Process Innovation Tools Strategy and Innovation

InnovationLabs Is a Finalist for the 2018 Innovation Leader Impact Awards for Our Breakthrough Work with UNICEF

InnovationLabs

InnovationLabs is very pleased to share the news that our work with UNICEF has been named as a finalist for the Innovation Leader Impact Awards for 2018. Creativity and Ideation Design Thinking Innovation Innovation ProcessHere’s the story … In 2014 there were more than 300 reported cases of polio in Pakistan. In 2018 so far, there have been only three. This massive […].

Get INNOVATION MASTERY at a Nice Discount!

InnovationLabs

People who in those organizations (and many more) are now using Innovation Mastery – our new online innovation course. A month ago InnovationLabs released our new online innovation training program, Innovation Mastery. What do Airbus, Cisco, Microsoft, Reliance, SAP, SUNY, Tata Group, Centria University, and MIT have in common? It’s true. It’s the most complete […].

How to Accelerate Covid Vaccine Research

InnovationLabs

Collaboration and Co-Creation Creativity and Ideation Innovation Innovation Process Innovation Tools Strategy and InnovationThe Rising Cost of Covid As of this week, global unemployment is rapidly escalating to levels not seen since the 1930s, the world’s governments have already allocated trillions of dollars to covid relief efforts, and every day that the crisis continues means more lost jobs, and livelihoods, and lives.

Do You Know Your Company’s Implementation Rate?

InnovationManagement

With the rise of the innovation department, numerous organizations are focusing their attention on their company’s ideation rate. A good ideation rate generally predicts other positive company health indicators: profitability, higher employee retention rates, reported customer success, but there’s another innovation health indicator that we think organizations should pay attention to: their implementation rate. appeared first on Innovation Management.

Succeeding in Zoomworld

InnovationLabs

OUR FORTHCOMING WHITE PAPER, NEW BOOKS, and a NEW ONLINE INNOVATION COURSE. We’ve just published our newest book, THE CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER: The Complete Guide to Your Success. Now we call it all The Innovation Mastery Library, 8 books + 6 workbooks. Plus ….

The limitations, criticisms and new pathways for Design Thinking – Part One

Paul Hobcraft

Far too many people are claiming to be design thinkers, after simply attending very limited “crash course” or “boot camps” and do not have the deep investment and experience to be true ‘design thinkers’ If this continues design thinking will fail in its potential to be a really good creative problem-solving approach. Yet it feels useful and needs to be more embraced for its creative value. Let me summarize where we are today in design thinking.

The Billion Dollar Breakthrough You Missed

Gregg Fraley

Why and How are Billions in Potential Innovation Left On The Table? Innovation is Fresh Combinations . Fresh combinations of technologies, processes, materials, people, trends, concepts, and other factors are what creates innovation. From the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup (chocolate plus peanut butter) to the iPod (MP3 player combined with a buying system, iTunes) nearly any innovation combines existing things or concepts. Are you an Innovation Director?

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 …. There is a perception of serendipitous, Zen enlightenment related to ideation that is often accompanied by a thorough dismissal of “process,” as if they are mutually exclusive. In that vision of the “innovation funnel” the idea is at the end… the goal. Any organization can be innovative.

Ideal Work Environments for Innovation: Designing Your Own Innovation Lab

InnovationLabs

At InnovationLabs we’re experts in the design and operation of Innovation Labs. So we’re often asked to explain what an innovation lab is, why it matters, how it’s run, and how it’s different from a meeting room. Here’s what we tell people … … An innovation lab consists of […]. Collaboration and Co-Creation Creativity and Ideation Innovation Innovation Process

How to Accelerate Covid Vaccine Research

InnovationLabs

Collaboration and Co-Creation Creativity and Ideation Innovation Innovation Process Innovation Tools Strategy and InnovationThe Rising Cost of Covid.

The Theory of Innovation

InnovationLabs

In the case of this blog post, the question is more specific: Is a theory of innovation a useless abstraction, or an essential tool? The exceptionally wise business innovator and […]. Creativity and Ideation Innovation Innovation Process Innovation Tools Strategy and InnovationAn interesting question to consider is if a theory is useful or useless. Does theory make action more effective, or is it a needless diversion?

Innova-Con Innovation Conference

InnovationLabs

Anticipating the Future Business Model Innovation Collaboration and Co-Creation Creativity and Ideation Innovation Innovation Metrics Innovation Process Innovation Tools Strategy and InnovationYou’ve undoubtedly noticed that the world is changing, and quickly. We took this photo in an airport a few years ago, and now here it is 2015 and lo and behold, they were pretty close to right on.

Two New Books: The Innovation Formula and Soulful Branding

InnovationLabs

The first, The Innovation Formula, is available as a free download from our web site (you may also see the link on the upper right side of this page); the second, Soulful […]. Creativity and Ideation Innovation Innovation Process Innovation ToolsInnovationLabs and our partner firm FutureLab have two new books available for you, and we hope that you find them useful and interesting.

Innovation Success Through Teams and Networks

InnovationLabs

Anticipating the Future Collaboration and Co-Creation Creativity and Ideation Innovation Innovation Process Innovation ToolsAn interesting article in a recent issue of Science Magazine noted that the authors have observed that the current practice of scientific research is marked by a significant movement toward a team-based approach, as distinct from a more individualistic pursuit of knowledge.

20 Million Ideas to Greatness

InnovationLabs

Creativity and Ideation Innovation Innovation Culture Innovation ProcessSooner or later it occurs to the leaders of nearly every organization that their own employees should be a source of ideas that can improve their businesses. They then set about to tap into this valuable source of knowledge. Many of their efforts go astray, however, and result in idea systems that fail and are […].

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). It’s designed to uncover unlikely, but useful, combinations of technologies, products, services, trends, and insights that lead to breakthrough innovation.

Driven to Death by the Rate of Innovation

InnovationLabs

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Newsflash: The Future WILL NOT BE Like the Past!

InnovationLabs

Anticipating the Future Business Model Innovation Collaboration and Co-Creation Creativity and Ideation Design Thinking Innovation Innovation Culture Innovation Metrics Innovation Process Innovation Tools Strategy and Innovation SustainabilityOK, it’s not really news. You already knew that tomorrow isn’t going to be much like the past, right? But what will it be like?

Upcoming 2017 Innovation Conferences, Keynotes, and Workshops

InnovationLabs

We’re going to be participating in quite a few of the best upcoming innovation events that may be of interest to you, including these … Innova-Con 2017 The International Association of Innovation Professionals annual gathering, March 29 – 31 in Washington D.C.

Innovation Management Software: Connect Creativity and Collaboration

Planview

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.

Seven Essentials of an Effective Innovation Project Manager

Gregg Fraley

Outsourcing innovation project management might be the most strategic money you spend this year. But first: If you’ve not got an innovation plan in the process of being executed, right now, you are treading water and will eventually drown. So what’s stopping you from kicking off an innovation initiative? What I hear from top management: “we don’t have the time or resources for innovation projects, we’ll start later this year.”

Good Manners and Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Worse, meetings around ideation or innovation sour when there is lack of good manners. Continue reading → Innovation Creativity innovation process michael graber Southern Growth StudioBrainstorming sessions can easily devolve into a contest of strong egos or a parade of old, tired ideas and their accompanying resentments.

Innovation and The Art of Implementation (Part 3)

Innovation Excellence

Innovation without implementation is mere ideation. And buyer beware: this “mere” ideation can often be expensive, morale-killing, and potentially business-imploding. To prevent getting infinitely stuck in the ideation phase wasteland, remember that innovation typically doesn’t fail due to a lack of creativity but rather due to a lack a discipline.

The Creative Process And How Idea Management Solutions Fit In

Qmarkets

Hardly anybody still doubts that innovation is the biggest driving factor for success today. And most people know that innovation is more than just an idea. Innovation means having a new concept which is an answer for a need or a solution to a problem, and successfully transforming the idea into a solution which will lead to market success. But there are a lot of different opinions on the questions of whether creativity can be forced, and if large companies can grow ideas.

The Creative Process And How Idea Management Solutions Fit In

Qmarkets

Hardly anybody still doubts that innovation is the biggest driving factor for success today. And most people know that innovation is more than just an idea. Innovation means having a new concept which is an answer for a need or a solution to a problem, and successfully transforming the idea into a solution which will lead to market success. But there are a lot of different opinions on the questions of whether creativity can be forced, and if large companies can grow ideas.