Innovating successfully: the importance of a strong ideation factory


Successful innovation is only possible if the best ideas can reach you. A strong ideation factory, based on a culture of innovation, is the fourth element of successful innovation in 2020.

The Secrets to Effective, Efficient Ideation

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Ideation Rate: Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

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MIT’s Sloan Management Review recently published a story that focuses on the research Spigit conducted with Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management around quantifying a culture of innovation. In other words, we set out to move beyond the why behind creating a culture of innovation and look at the how. In doing so, we surfaced actions a company can take actually build and sustain a culture of innovation. What is ideation rate?

Creativity, Compassion & Collaboration Leading a risk-averse culture that promotes ideation and leaves ego at the door

Innovation Excellence

As a leader you have to cowboy up and support your words with tangible actions, which is why for a few ideas more you have to cultivate a risk-averse culture where contributors feel valued and empowered to express their creativity. Business Culture & Values Innovation Leadership

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.

More Ideation means more Innovation – Simple

Innovation Excellence

Spigit is a leading innovation management software company. They recently published a research paper entitled ‘Quantifying a Culture of Innovation.’ They report a significant correlation between ideation rates. Innovation Brainstorm idea management ideation Kellogg School of Management spigit

Five Aspects of Innovation Governance


The leverage point is to let innovation shine via effective governance discipline, but not adding too much complexity. In this article, we'll look at what innovation governance is, and practices to help you manage a successful innovation program.

How Ideation Transformed the Culture of the Largest Bank in the Southern Hemisphere

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89% of Spigit customers are leveraging ideation to create a. culture of innovation. That’s a stat we uncovered in our 2017 Business Innovation Report. Establishing a culture of innovation is a hot topic. Commonwealth Bank , the largest bank in the Southern Hemisphere, is an example of a company that has heavily invested in the creation of a culture of innovation and as a result of their efforts has started to see the fruits of their investment.

Spotless: An Innovation Roadmap


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.

Ideation Software: It’s Not Just for Innovation Departments

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ideation software. is that it’s exclusively for innovation departments to use to generate breakthrough products and services. It is called “innovation” software after all, right? Ideation is touching many areas of a business. The use cases for ideation software are vast.

Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity


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.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Participation leads to Innovation

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Spigit is a leading innovation management software company. They recently published a research paper entitled ‘Quantifying a Culture of Innovation.’ They report a significant correlation between ideation rates (generating good ideas) and profit growth.

Ideation: Anatomy of a New Product Idea


Ideation: Anatomy of a New Product Idea. In the broadest sense, we’re talking about open innovation. Whether the additional detail above is performed before or after your scoring can be determined by your own organization’s culture. Taivara Blog Post by Kevin Dwinnell.

How to Run Ideation Campaigns that Generate Real Value

Innovation 360 Group

It is sometimes also referred to as the democratization of ideation, or crowd-sourcing ideas. But just believing in the benefits of democratizing ideation is not sufficient for running an effective and successful ideation campaign in your organization.

Drive Innovation by Disrupting the Existing Management Norms


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.

How to Foster an Organizational Culture that Encourages Innovation


Innovative and forward-thinking companies are successful because they have new, exciting, and useful products or services before others and consumers take notice of companies regularly producing the next big thing. These companies are more effective and they can grow more rapidly because their company culture encourages innovation among their employees.

Driving Collaboration to Sustainable Innovation

Speaker: Wayne Kurtzman, Research Director, Social and Collaboration, IDC

Join Wayne Kurtzman, Research Director from IDC, as he reveals key insights from his recent research on the importance of collaboration, and discover how you can drive sustainable results through teamwork within your organization.

Innovation Implementation: Organizational Culture of Fear and Innovation Assassination

Idea to Value

Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival set forth a fundamental framework of 10 Key Imperatives. These Imperatives were intended to help everyone from novices to experts use a structured, repeatable innovation process to Create and Sustain Innovation in order to Innovate and Thrive in this hyper-competitive marketplace. After all, innovation without implementation is mere ideation.

The One Question Innovation Culture Assessment

Gregg Fraley

Innovation Should Be Fun, Joyful, and About Playing With Concepts. The One Question Innovation Culture Assessment. A lot of fuss is made over innovation culture. Projects are how cultures actually change. Is that what your culture needs?

How NASA Leads Intrapreneurial Innovation


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.

Ideation Drives Discovery in Customer Experience

Innovation Archetecture

Organizations mint Chief Customer Officers (CXO) as readily as they mint Chief Innovation Officers. The Link between Customer Experience and Collaborative Innovation. The essential practices look remarkably similar, however, and ideation plays a critical role.

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 Run Successful Corporate Hackathons with Ideation Software

Planview Spigit

While hackathons are synonymous with the tech industry, we’re starting to see more companies outside of technology – financial services for example – take the hackathon framework and adapt it to fit their goals and culture. Best practices for corporate hackathons using ideation software. Now that you have context around what hackathons are and why they’re useful, let’s talk about best practices you can use to get the most out of them while using ideation software.

Does culture eat strategy for breakfast?

Innovation 360 Group

Innovations are infinite, even within a finite market. However, not all innovations start with the same chance at a fully productive lifecycle. Culture is the key to any successful organization but by itself is not enough to stay on top in a hyper-competitive world.

From ‘idea hoarders’ to ‘idea sharers’: How iPaper transformed their culture by collecting employee ideas


It’s no secret that iPaper’s diverse team of 30+ people is taking pride in their work culture: “what makes iPaper different from other workplaces is that these values like diversity, inclusivity, and transparency are not reserved for company’s ‘About Us’ page, it is visible every day.”–says

The Total Economic Impact of Spigit’s Ideation Management Software

Planview Spigit

When establishing an innovation program, business leaders often struggle with forecasting the potential economic impact. To address this, Spigit commissioned Forrester Research to conduct an independent study examining the value customers receive from implementing Spigit’s ideation management software. In their report, dubbed The Total Economic Impact of an Innovation Program Driven By Spigit , Forrester reveals their findings. Strategic, systematic approach to innovation.

Want Great Insight? Then Experience It!

Innovation Excellence

Listen, Watch…Then Do I’ll argue that while most do the first two , very few get to the last – the do part. That’s the single most important thing. It’s through the do, through direct experience that one develops and picks up on the most important thing. Context.

To Successfully Implement Innovation in Business, You Must Fight Organizational Culture of Fear and Innovation Assassination

Idea to Value

The new innovation in business book Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation explains that the main reason even the most promising innovative ideas fail is due to the organizational failure to implement the innovation plans. Why is it that organizations shy away from innovation implementation? against an organized work culture of fear and innovation assassination. Innovation. Innovation innovation assassination pixar

Culture of Innovation Lessons from CSAA

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Large companies have a harder time creating a culture of innovation than startups – how many times have you heard this? CSAA has proven that an established company can in fact transform its culture and turn it into a competitive advantage, which Harvard Business Review highlights in this article. Established enterprises are transforming their cultures. They’re now a major innovator in the healthcare industry. Define what “innovation” means to your business.

Why Every Large Organization Should Decentralize Innovation

Idea to Value

I recently met with a very successful company that is seen as a highly innovative global pioneer that others in their industry, which is facing many structural headwinds and inevitable changes, look up to. The challenge s of centralized innovation. Culture. Culture.

Transforming workplace culture with your innovation management program


Defining and achieving concrete improvements in organizational culture and employee performance is a challenge for organizations of all types. Achieving Workplace Well-being with Innovation Management. This post is by Devin McIntire, Senior Innovation Technology Adviser at IdeaScale.

Idea Diversity: Key to Building a Culture of Innovation

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In her Huffington Post article , Tiffani Bova, Contributor Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce, touches on an important point made by Lisa Bodell, an award-winning author and CEO of Futurethink, that has a big impact on building a culture of innovation: idea diversity. Idea diversity is a topic that isn’t talked about enough when it comes to what contributes to building a culture of innovation. Culture

Ideate or Deteriorate – Why Companies Must Learn How To Be Innovative to Achieve Major Growth


"Innovate (verb): To Make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products.” . To many people, it might seem as though the business world has become over-saturated with innovation. The overuse of this term has had a polarising effect, while many people have been converted to ‘innovation’ through this incessant rhetoric, many more see it as meaningless business jargon which should be avoided like the plague. Framing Innovation.

Cultivating Innovation Agility

Innovation Excellence

Outlining the benefits of adopting a business eco-system accelerates the innovation process, reduces the risks inherent in innovation, and engages the entire organization as “co-ideators” and broader ecosystem in the innovation effort.

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10 Ways to Improve Your Company's Broken Ideation Process

Idea Champions

Which is why I just deleted the first four compelling, context-setting paragraphs of this blog post and will now cut to the chase: Your company's "ideation process" is either non-existent, seriously flawed, or not understood by the members of your team. You're busy. I get it.

Innovation Culture: What Is It And How Can Employers Create It?

With innovation culture. Innovation culture is a core priority of most (if not all) of the biggest brands in the world, and it’s evident in every piece of marketing and every article on workplace organization. Innovation Leadership

4 Reasons Why Defining Goals is Critical to Successful Ideation Challenges

Planview Spigit

Defining goals is critical to running successful ideation challenges. I’ve been working with several ideation program managers recently to launch their first crowdsourcing challenge and noticed that many try to bypass the step of defining goals. At Spigit, we help some of the most successful companies in the world drive their innovation agenda and create cultures of innovation through ideation.

Culture of Innovation: Premera Blue Cross Engages Employees to Drive Innovation

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As organizations seek to add value to customers and develop new, differentiated products and services, innovation is at the heart of strategy. It starts with creating a culture of innovation from within by tapping into the wisdom of employees.

Culture of Innovation Video and Case Study: Cambia Health Solutions Transforms the Health Care Landscape Through Innovation

Planview Spigit

From inception, innovation has been at the core of Cambia Health—it’s truly in their DNA. Cambia is an exemplary example of how organizations can create a culture of innovation by engaging their most valuable resource—their people. Customer Experience Innovation

How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation


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.

Innovation isn’t supposed to be fun

Idea to Value

Gary Pisano, a Harvard Business School Professor, wrote an excellent article in HBR last year on the hard realities of what innovative company cultures actually look like, which I highly recommend every aspiring innovator to read. Innovations don’t just happen.

A Strong Culture Is Its Own Incentive for Innovation

Innovation 360 Group

Over the years I have seen many attempts at incentive programs for innovation. To address the underlying factors, rather than discuss yet another recipe for failure, I offer up three personal experiences that illustrate important elements in organizational culture that make incentives work. Some years ago, a dear friend from my undergraduate studies called me and asked, “Are you the innovation consultant our CEO hired?”