Using Lean Innovation in the Product Development and Commercialization Process

Moves the Needle

Lean Innovation doesn’t begin and end with product development. The most mature organizations deploy integrated lean innovation practices across the product lifecycle. Lean Innovation and Commercialization When applying Lean Innovation techniques to the commercialization process, companies identify areas of uncertainty around any aspects of product launch and commercialization. What cultural characteristics effect marketing channels? Lean Innovation

Digitalization and future trends in lean

Be-novative

Last week we held an event to share best practices in the fields of digitalisation lean for large organizations. Knorr-Bremse built their processes based on Toyota lean. According to the German culture: plan, act, change.

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Idea Diversity: Key to Building a Culture of Innovation

Planview Spigit

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. Uber is another example of a company utilizing ideation.

Create your own Corporate Miracle Garden

Destination Innovation

It contains many unexpected and incongruous items covered with flowers e.g. an Emirates Airlines plane, two cars stacked one on the other or two houses leaning together. It made me think that many a staid corporate culture would be improved by the addition of a similarly stimulating place.

Nine Questions CEO’s Should Ask About Innovation

Gregg Fraley

Does your culture support innovation? Is your culture supporting innovation? It’s a cliché, but you have to get the culture right. There are several ways to thoroughly assess if you have an innovative culture, but let’s keep it simple here.

5 Innovation Lessons for Better Ideas from Buffer's Journey to 80k Customers

Ideanote

Despite their wildly popular social management tool, they also own one of the most successful SaaS blogs, where they share lessons and insights on the topics in marketing, company culture, and product. It's just crazy how big of an impact that has on team's culture and productivity.

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GFi Innovation Public Training Course

Gregg Fraley

It examines culture assessment, strategy, and on-going project management. It includes an overview of key frameworks ( Design Thinking, Agile, Lean, TRIZ, Synectics, Stage-Gate, CPS ) and their essential tools. Innovation Intensive .

GFi Innovation — Fall Training Course Schedule

Gregg Fraley

A truly innovative culture? If you don’t know the newer more advanced tools, and some neglected old technologies, including Agile, Lean, TRIZ, Synectics, Stage-Gate, Theory of Constraints, and CPS, you’re missing opportunities. It’s fall and it’s time to go back to school.

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 12.4.15

Planview Spigit

Lean Innovation Management – Making Corporate Innovation Work. The skinny: Steve Blank outlines how lean innovation practices can drive 10 times the number of initiatives in a fifth of the time. How Atlassian Builds Innovation Culture.

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20 Ways to Think & Act Like an Innovator

The Future Shapers

Old, young, different cultural backgrounds, and gender. So instead of trying to teach old dogs to sit, it may be a better strategy to actively search for and recruit people who already possess growth mindsets and slowly start changing the culture that way.

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The fallacy of "modern" management when it comes to innovation management

Moves the Needle

His very lean progressive assembly process was the result. The Toyota Production System largely grew out of this dilemma, attempting to leverage the “leanness” of Ford’s production system is a world of increasing complexity and market differentiation. This is Lean Startup.

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5 Excuses of companies that don't innovate (and how to overcome them)

Moves the Needle

We have the wrong culture.” “We A culture of entrepreneurship snowballs. At Intuit, MTN Co-Founder Aaron Eden started the snowball by running “LeanStartIN” workshops under the radar to teach lean startup to small handfuls of colleagues. To get started: Run internal lean startup hackathons, where the process rewards iterative learning over solution building. Form a monthly meetup (like a happy hour) for all employees interested in design thinking and lean startup ideas.

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The secrets behind building a Unicorn

Matthew Griffin

They use lean, agile development techniques. They have an Innovation First culture. This article was updated on Apr 29th 2015.

5 Ways to Fail at Innovation

Imaginatik

From day one, foster a healthy cultural balance between garage entrepreneur and savvy corporate executive. Most innovators are optimists. There’s no such thing as a bad idea – only an unfinished one. Every setback is an opportunity in disguise. Even failure itself has become a virtue.

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5 Excuses of Companies that Don’t Innovate (And How to Overcome Them)

Moves the Needle

We have the wrong culture.” “We A culture of entrepreneurship snowballs. At Intuit, MTN Co-Founder Aaron Eden started the snowball by running “LeanStartIN” workshops under the radar to teach lean startup to small handfuls of colleagues. Culture Leadership Tactics

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The UX Professionals’ Guide to Working with Agile Scrum Teams

Boxes and Arrows

Some informants raised concerns about product owners or developers thinking of design only in very tactical terms and not recognizing the value that UX brings to the product ideation process. Design needs to align earlier and sooner with the business owners to ideate and come up with a great design.”. As one participant wrote: “The culture and attitudes really have an impact whether UX-scrum team relationships can be successful.

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Why You Need An Innovation Coach

Inceodia

You’ve gone through training or read about things like design thinking and lean startup. And they delved into how to discover, ideate and prototype a solution, running through exercises to practice what they learned. Someone who understood the why behind innovation methods such as design thinking or lean startup and could help you apply them in your organization? Blog design thinking innovation coach innovation culture innovation strategy innovation training

Spigit Launches Technology Partner Program to Bring More Advanced Capabilities to Customers

Planview Spigit

Spigit’s Technology Partner Program opens a new world of possibilities for ideation and collaboration. By tightly integrating their existing technologies and services with Spigit, partners will have the opportunity to work closely with the industry leader in ideation management to support the needs of their own clients and prospects. Technology partners will be able to build and grow their business around the latest ideation and crowd science technologies.

Blessed Are the Mapmakers: The Business of Wayfinding

Planview Spigit

In a recent article , I observed that the modern-day organization prizes certain cultural traits. We seek to foment a culture of innovation. We seek to foment a culture of quality. We seek to foment a culture of sustainability. And, a culture of safety. Culture

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The benefits of using an Idea Management Platform

Ideanote

It is easy to access by everyone in the organization which promotes an inclusive and positive work culture. Besides that, it plays an important role in the organizational culture of the company. At the same time, it benefits the culture of the company.

How to speed up innovation in your organization

Tata Consultancy

Institutionalizing a high-performing innovation engine begins with nurturing a culture of innovation and defining an innovation strategy tightly aligned with corporate strategy. Working with business leaders most receptive to the impact of innovation to run idea crowdsourcing campaigns is one way for organizations to start changing the culture. Rapid, iterative experimentation process – A ‘Lean Startup-style’ approach to innovation.

3 Dimensions of Innovation: the 23 Capabilities your company needs to succeed

Idea to Value

In order for innovation to be possible, a company needs to have the following foundational elements: Enablement: The creativity and culture to develop new and different ideas. Also a culture where change is expected and supported.

Blessed Are the Mapmakers: The Business of Wayfinding

Planview Spigit

In a recent article , I observed that the modern-day organization prizes certain cultural traits. We seek to foment a culture of innovation. We seek to foment a culture of quality. We seek to foment a culture of sustainability. And, a culture of safety. The question then arises: by what means does the organization foment these desirable cultural attributes—the ones by which it sustains itself through thick and thin? Culture

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How can Idea Management improve your company?

Ideanote

It is easy to access by everyone in the organization which promotes an inclusive and positive work culture. Besides that, it plays an important role in the organizational culture of the company. At the same time, it benefits the culture of the company.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

During an afternoon panel session on continuous improvement, Jill Waters, Lean Six Sigma Coordinator at Adventist Health, mentioned a key insight about achieving consistent engagement: “We make sure that we continue to communicate with the community. The reality is, it’s easy for employees to forget about your company’s ideation program. Early executive sponsorship is critical for sustainable ideation programs. Last week was Spigit’s 2017 Ignite conference.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s 2017 Ignite Conference

Planview Spigit

During an afternoon panel session on continuous improvement, Jill Waters, Lean Six Sigma Coordinator at Adventist Health, mentioned a key insight about achieving consistent engagement: “We make sure that we continue to communicate with the community. The reality is, it’s easy for employees to forget about your company’s ideation program. Early executive sponsorship is critical for sustainable ideation programs. Last week was. Spigit’s 2017 Ignite conference.

Gregg Fraley - Untitled Article

Gregg Fraley

If you are seeking to enhance innovation culture and jump-start or improve innovation efforts, this is the course to attend. Gregg instructs ways to blend frameworks and use the best tools within frameworks such as Lean, Agile, CPS, or Design Thinking. Innovation culture assessments.

Balancing Innovation via Organizational Ambidexterity – Part 3

Integrative Innovation

Typically, the first stage of an innovation funnel is “ideation”, the last one “market launch”. Ideation : Ideas for innovation in products, services and business models are generated. This is part three of a three-parts article co-written with innovation-3 ‘s Frank Mattes.

Innovation Management Software: Connect Creativity and Collaboration

Planview Spigit

Ideation + Delivery = Innovation. It’s a simple equation that is often a lot easier said than done. But why? We have heard it time and again…Somewhere between the birth of an idea and the delivery phase, innovation slows or becomes nonexistent.

Customer Experience, Associate Engagement, and Continuous Improvement: A Virtuous Circle

Planview Spigit

Today, serving as Chief Solutions Architect at Spigit, I have had the opportunity of late to interview our clients who have applied collaborative ideation with their front-line employees. To understand the connection that clients make between collaborative ideation, continuous improvement, and the customer experience. Collaborative ideation dovetails nicely with continuous improvement. Do you remember your first real job? The job where you had to show up on time?

Corporate Innovation – How To Overcome Unique Challenges

Econic

We see a lot of grassroots efforts around lean startup or other innovation efforts try to work within existing budgets. Look to processes like customer development, design thinking, and the build-measure-learn loop from lean startup. Risk averse culture. Ideation is hard.

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"T" time for innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

The talent for the team needs to embrace people who are discoverers and ideators as well as people who are execution oriented. Training - Developing an end to end process that incorporates divergent thinking, exploration and ideation with product management, development and execution is going to require developing new skills and introducing new tools. Lately I've worked with or encountered a number of corporate clients who are trying desperately to innovate.

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Digital transformation: Good ideas implemented badly or bad ideas implemented well?

etventure

After the ideation phase, it is therefore important to validate and verify the assumptions (problem and solution) early on and regularly. Lean startup is a suitable approach to begin the practical implementation in a streamlined way after the brainstorming.

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Corporate Innovation – How To Overcome Unique Challenges

Econic

We see a lot of grassroots efforts around lean startup or other innovation efforts try to work within existing budgets. Look to processes like customer development, design thinking, and the build-measure-learn loop from lean startup. Risk averse culture. Ideation is hard.

Agile Innovation Manager Training

ITONICS

Modul II – From ideas to opportunities / Ideation, concepting, innovation culture. 3) From the ‘Opportunity’ to the market: Implementation of ideas using Design for Six Sigma + Lean Methods.

Agile Innovation Manager Training

ITONICS

Modul II – From ideas to opportunities / Ideation, concepting, innovation culture. 3) From the ‘Opportunity’ to the market: Implementation of ideas using Design for Six Sigma + Lean Methods.

In defense of industry-agnostic innovation management

David Marks

Had these companies a culture of learning, openness, and cooperation something of the following would have occurred. Sales would lean on their channels to ensure better exposure to the new product. And then of course there is the matter of corporate culture.

5 Innovation Management Best Practices for Amplifying ROI – Qmarkets’ Head of Customer Success Shares Her Insights

Qmarkets

When starting out on an innovation initiative, it’s far better to make use of the resources you have at hand than to start totally from scratch – that is, try to adopt lean practices wherever possible.

Blessed Are the Mapmakers: The Business of Wayfinding

Innovation Archetecture

In a recent article , I observed that the modern-day organization prizes certain cultural traits. We seek to foment a culture of innovation. We seek to foment a culture of quality. We seek to foment a culture of sustainability. And, a culture of safety.

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The Hypothesis-Based Approach: One Change To Make an Organisation More Innovative

Innovation 360 Group

Hypothesis-based Innovation and the Lean Startup. If the hypothesis-based approach to innovation looks familiar, it’s most probably because it is closely tied in with two of the principles of the Lean Startup by Eric Ries. Assessing the leadership, culture and capability is essential to uncover the true nature blocking, hindering or stimulation the process from ideation to commercialization.

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Why take an industry-agnostic approach to innovation

David Marks

Had these companies a culture of learning, openness, and cooperation something of the following would have occurred. Sales would lean on their channels to ensure better exposure to the new product. And then of course there is the matter of corporate culture.

Idea management software, what is it, why do we need it?

HunchBuzz

But we’re not here to talk about why you should choose us; rather that Idea management is vital to the success of any ideation process. Idea management is vital because its a lean, affordable and proven technique to create an inclusive culture, that is prosperous and is ready to grow.

5 Tricks to Adopt Everyday Design Thinking

Ideanote

However, the organization still needs a tolerance of failure during ideation and prototyping phases to find the most befitting solution. Just like the processes used in lean startups, testing, prototyping and iteration cycles are significant parts of design thinking.