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Innovation Excellence

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Innovation and Organizational Culture

Innovation Excellence

Recently, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has published key findings of their latest “Most Innovative Companies 2014” survey. According to BCG’s research, successfully innovating companies approach innovation as a system.

Innovation and Organizational Culture

Integrative Innovation

Recently, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has published key findings of their latest “ Most Innovative Companies 2014 ” survey. According to BCG’s research, successfully innovating companies approach innovation as a system. Adaptability and innovation culture.

Innovation and Organizational Culture

Tim Kastelle

Recently, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has published key findings of their latest “ Most Innovative Companies 2014 ” survey. According to BCG’s research, successfully innovating companies approach innovation as a system. Adaptability and innovation culture.

Four Models of Intrapreneurship Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Research shows that growth fueled through organic innovation is more profitable than growth driven by acquisition, in part because the organizational capability required is vastly different.

A Structured Cultural Approach Managing Uncertainty

Innovation 360

Defining innovation. Economist Joseph Schumpeter famously defined the term as, “Innovation is creative destruction where entrepreneurs combine existing elements in new ways.” Many people view innovation as spontaneous, unorganized and unpredictable. Why do we innovate?

Scaling Up Startups in Corporate Settings

Innovation Excellence

In recent years, an increasing intensity in collaboration between incumbent companies and startups has been observed. Meanwhile, close to 80% of corporations and startups have already been or are collaborating.

Rethink Innovation!

Innovation Excellence

“We need to rethink the term “innovation” and we should drop the term “innovation culture” entirely.” Stefan Lindegaard shares his latest presentation: Rethink Innovation!

How to create an innovation culture that lasts

The Future Shapers

Many organisations kick-off an innovation programme with innovation training or brainstorming sessions. Seeing that it is easier to execute, this can be a good way to engage the organisation around innovation intent. Training might equip innovation teams better for the task at hand, but done in isolation it will not build a sustainable culture of innovation. Building innovation DNA is painstakingly hard work. Innovation needs a home.

Does culture eat strategy for breakfast?

Innovation 360

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.

Key Issues in Innovation Management – Revisited – Part 1

Tim Kastelle

At the beginning of 2013, Tim Kastelle and I identified four key issues in innovation management for the time to come. Let’s have a brief look at each of them: Differentiating and integrative innovation concepts. Reinvention through business model innovation.

Four Models of Intrapreneurship Innovation

Integrative Innovation

Research shows that growth fueled through organic innovation is more profitable than growth driven by acquisition, in part because the organizational capability required is vastly different. Enabler programs can support efforts to enhance a company’s culture.

Customer Orientation Effects on Innovation

Integrative Innovation

There is a lot of dicussion around how customer orientation effects innovation. The most extreme assertion is to “ignore the customer” in order to not becoming distracted from true innovativeness by getting too close to customers, limiting innovation to incremental new offerings.

Innovation Is Not Mad Science, It’s Good Science

Innovation 360

One of the most common misconceptions about innovators is that they, like artists of popular imagination, reach their ideas through lightning-strike inspiration. We have isolated eight characteristics of radical innovators who can consistently deliver profitable and growth-driving projects.

Scaling Up Startups in Corporate Settings

Integrative Innovation

outsourcing’ uncertainty, particularly in early phases of radical/disruptive innovation activities. However, startup engagement is also increasingly used for tapping into entirely new markets or technologies as well as spotting disruptive innovation opportunities.

What Kipling has to say about innovation culture

RTI Innovation Advisors

I think If should be mounted on the cubicle wall or meeting space or prototyping lab of every person who claims to be an innovator. The first one is: If you can dream—and not make dreams your master; If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same; Innovators must be able to dream - to think about new products and services, to imagine new business models.

Digital Transformation Combines Customer Experience and Operational Efficiency

Integrative Innovation

Pathway 4 – building a new enterprise – makes sense when you can’t see a way to change the culture or the customer experience and operations fast enough to survive. In 2015 and 2017, research by Peter Weill and Stephanie L.

Are we playing snakes and ladders with innovation?

Paul Hobcraft

Originally from India the game is a simple race contest based on sheer luck and I am beginning to wonder if we are playing a new version of this with innovation? The game came to mind as I read through a recent survey on Innovation. Have you ever played snakes and ladders?

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Innovation is About Getting Beyond the Idea

Integrative Innovation

When companies launch innovation initiatives, they typically allot almost all of their time and energy to that initial 1 percent—the thrilling hunt for the breakthrough idea. The real innovation challenge, however, lies beyond the idea.

Scaling-Up: The Foundation

Integrative Innovation

The – in the truest sense of words – ‘billion-dollar-question’ we are addressing is: How can companies generate more business impact from non-incremental innovation? Companies are working hard to future-proof their innovation management.

Balancing Innovation via Organizational Ambidexterity – Part 3

Integrative Innovation

The first part highlighted that radical and incremental innovation build on two different innovation set-ups (exploration and exploitation, respect. New research: ambidexterity well done is a key driver for innovation performance.

Future-proof Your Innovation Management: Dual Innovation

Integrative Innovation

Most advocates of the Three Horizons model see it from a time (-to-impact) perspective or use it to classify different innovation types. The specific logic in each of these playing fields manifests e.g. in specific leadership, processes, metrics, governance and people / culture factors.

Organizational Models for Breakthrough Innovation

Integrative Innovation

As we have suggested earlier, innovation activities that are radical or disruptive in nature, should be separated from incremental innovation around a company’s established core business.

Why Building a Culture of Innovation is your Competitive Advantage

Wazoku

A quick glance at the Most Innovative Companies [1] list at Forbes sees the top three places taken by Salesforce, Tesla and Amazon respectively. It’s perhaps safe to say, therefore, that they’ve mastered the art of innovating to derive a competitive advantage.

Distinct Approaches to Business Model Innovation

Integrative Innovation

Business model innovation (BMI) is becoming ever more important as it turns out increasingly difficult for companies to differentiate based on products and services alone. Directions of impact for business model innovation. Reinventors do not need to be radical.

Why radical and disruptive innovation might not always be the answer

Ideanote

Surely , in a time where terms like sustaining and incremental innovation have a negative light, who would glorify them ? Isn’t there a risk of next radical or disruptive innovation blindsiding the company, potentially bankrupting the organization ? .

15 most important Innovation Theories your company should be using

Idea to Value

Every company says that innovation is important, and that they value the ideas of their people. Yet the problem lies in the fact that so few established companies actually know how to go about getting value out of their innovation ambitions, let alone turning it into profit.

Innovation communications: the crucial importance of stories and shared language

The Future Shapers

Many years ago, when I managed the communications function for a leading digital innovation agency in London, we were engaged on a project for Sony. And nowhere is this lesson more important than in communicating about innovation. Building innovation culture with shared language. Many articles have been devoted to the importance of building a culture of innovation in your business, and there are a number of elements that can contribute.

Key Innovation Issues for 2016 and Beyond

Integrative Innovation

Hence, I gave it some thought, starting by revisting an earlier reflection: Beginning of 2013, Tim Kastelle and I identified four key issues in innovation management for the time to come. Let’s have a brief look at each of them: Differentiating and integrative innovation concepts.

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So Where Is Innovation Heading?

Paul Hobcraft

I have written a fair amount about the new innovation era, offering a view on its future design. One that is jumping to a fresh cycle of innovative design. To achieve this innovation has gone digital, pure and simple. So the need to innovate comes from digital as the source.

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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.

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The innovation spectrum and where to start

Wazoku

The innovation spectrum. Innovation is not one specific thing, it is a spectrum. It can start with small, incremental changes and expand to radical innovation, creating brand new solutions or disrupting an entire industry. Radical.

Why organization matters for Innovation Success

Innovation 360

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.

Yellow Belt Grading – Stockholm

Innovation 360

Provide tools, methods and best practices how to implement an Innovation Management System. Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. Innovation Process – How to translate creativity into value. Organizational Design – How to setup for a long-term innovation culture. Organizational Design Principles: Innovation Centres, Satellites, Integrated – Pro and Cons. Coaching for Radical Innovation.

Yellow Belt Grading – Stockholm

Innovation 360

Provide tools, methods and best practices how to implement an Innovation Management System. Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. Innovation Process – How to translate creativity into value. Organizational Design – How to setup for a long-term innovation culture. Organizational Design Principles: Innovation Centres, Satellites, Integrated – Pro and Cons. Coaching for Radical Innovation.

The Global Innovation Index

Innovation 360

The Global Innovation Index gathers data from companies and their clients to measure how innovative countries are all over the world. For 2016, the Global Innovation Index found that Switzerland and Sweden are the first and second most innovative countries on the planet, respectively.

Yellow Belt Grading – Dubai

Innovation 360

Provide tools, methods and best practices how to implement an Innovation Management System. Innovation Governance Models – How to align innovation with strategy. Innovation Process – How to translate creativity into value. Organizational Design – How to setup for a long-term innovation culture. Organizational Design Principles: Innovation Centres, Satellites, Integrated – Pro and Cons. Coaching for Radical Innovation.