A really worthwhile report on Innovation not to be missed from Innovation Leader.

Paul Hobcraft

The report provides insights from 270 innovation, R&D and strategy executives and considerable work on structuring the conclusions in highly thoughtful and valuable ways to the reader. What I do think the report is well worth you investing time to read?

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The 2015 Breakthrough Innovation Report

Innovation in Practice

Nielson released its 2015 BREAKTHROUGH INNOVATION REPORT that features best practices from winning brands – with seven specific case studies from Pepsico, Kraft, MillerCoors, Kellogg’s, Nestle Purina, Atkins and L’Oreal Paris. The report is based on a two year study examining over 3000 products launched in the US. Twelve brands were awarded this year, with seven highlighted in this year’s report. Download the report at [link]. .

Is Your Company Culture Anti-Innovation?


In a recent article from Harvard Business Review , researchers reported that one of the most common barriers to innovation is internal politics. But the second most commonly cited barrier was cultural issues. The post Is Your Company Culture Anti-Innovation?

Strategies to Boost your Innovation Culture – 4 Real-World Examples for CIOs


As made evident by findcourses.com L&D US Report , companies with executives highly engaged in L&D are three-times more likely to say their company has a culture of innovation. FORGE TRUST Creating a culture of innovation cannot happen without trust.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

REPORT Methodology Spigit’s 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report. The report also. Throughout the report, we share insights from this. In this report, we’ll share findings in five key areas, each. annual online survey of these companies, this report.

PwC releases the latest Innovation Benchmark Report

Idea Drop

One of the key findings in PwC Innovation benchmark report was that bringing more stakeholders into the innovation process is the most effective way to drive success in innovation. In this post we will consider the five key findings of the report and share our points of view.

Global Hackathon Report


From our analysis of nearly 1000 hackathons conducted across 75 countries in the world during a two-year period from 2015 onward, we bring you this Global Hackathon Report. Download the complete Global Hackathon Report here.

What do we expect from Innovation? Mostly disappointment

Paul Hobcraft

When they are constantly scanning reports on the “state of innovation” it can often lull them, to give some that warm glow, others quickly being dismissive, disregarding many of the key messages as “not applicable to me”. Two reports recently came out.

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Air Jordan: How Nike Created A Brand That Drives Culture


’s fourth-quarter 2018 earnings release on June 28, the company reported that Jordan brand revenue was down 8% to $2.86 But AJ’s are more than sneakers, they’re cultural objects that are worn just as much outside a basketball court as inside of it.

Capgemini Report on Innovation Centers: Top 5 Takeaways

Planview Spigit

Here are our top 5 takeaways on innovation centers from a recent report released by Capgemini. …and Finally, They Help Lay the Foundation for an Innovation-Friendly Culture. Congrats to our partner Capgemini for authoring a great report.

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Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

Higher ideation rates are correlated with growth and net income, most likely because companies with an innovation culture not only generate better ideas, but are organized and managed to act on them. She had recently seen the Tom Cruise movie Minority Report. INNOVATION Data From 3.5

Designers as Innovators: A Report from the 2016 AIGA Awards!

Innovation Excellence

Lou Killiffer reports from, and share the distinguished profiles of, this year's AIGA Award Winners. Continue reading → Feature Of The Week AIGA artists Cultural Impact culture Design Design Awards Designers Graphic Artists Graphic Arts The Arts

Report Looks at What Makes a Good Innovation Ecosystem

Innovation Excellence

Cultures that Inspire!

Innovators Alliance

We might assume that the most important thing to these people is compensation and while a report titled Talent Wars from Development Counsellors International (DCI) shows that to be true the other factors bear some investigation. Values when lived regularly drive Culture.

The problem of scaling can confuse those innovating.

Paul Hobcraft

The problem of scaling can confuse those innovating and can this be changed? I have been often returning to scaling struggling with finding the best answers. Many organizations struggle with scaling.

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Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

3 Business Innovation Reports You Must Read Right Now

Innovation Excellence

Report of HackerEarth’s 400 global hackathons 2018 [Infographic]


Universities across the globe hosted their own hackathons to promote innovation and programming culture while creating an efficient hiring platform at the same time. Community Culture Developers Hackathons

Report of HackerEarth’s 400 global hackathons 2018 [Infographic]


Universities across the globe hosted their own hackathons to promote innovation and programming culture while creating an efficient hiring platform at the same time. Community Culture Hackathons Innovation Management

How To Fail At Cultural Change

The Human Factor

In my previous blog, I noted that 56% of the organizations that participated in a survey by I4CP, a human capital research firm, reported recently or currently undergoing a major cultural change. Not exactly what I would call a glowing report card for cultural change.

Does culture eat strategy for breakfast?

Innovation 360 Group

Innovations that survive are most often those that are supported by an organizational culture that plans innovation strategically and maintains a portfolio of ideas that function well in relation to each other. The post Does culture eat strategy for breakfast?

Building an Innovative Company Culture


Building an Innovative Company Culture. The reason: before you can disrupt an industry, you need to disrupt your own company culture first. Let our team of non-conformists help you build your innovative company culture. Encourage people reporting to you to experiment.

Creating a Culture of Accountability

Rmukesh Gupta

One of the biggest challenges that leaders face in creating a culture of high performance is their ability to create an environment where their teams are accountable for their results that they have committed to achieve. They are the custodians of the culture within their organisations.

The 3-D Innovation Culture Jigsaw

The Future Shapers

Innovation culture is a bit like tackling that jigsaw. Having said that, building a culture of innovation isn’t an inherently complex task. The trick is to move your mindset away from any notion that building a culture of innovation requires some sort of linear action; laboriously placing single brick on single brick and not moving forward until the preceding row is firmly in place. Cultural norms define what is encouraged, discouraged, accepted, or rejected within a group.

The Need for Digital Innovation Platforms

Paul Hobcraft

According to a past report “ Mastering Product Complexity ” some time back from Roland Berger, the complexity of products more than doubled during 15 years and it continues to accelerate.

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Walking the Walk on Culture

Michael Roberto

He asked LaBianca to comment on organizational culture. You can talk about all sorts of cultural initiatives, but if you don’t see the leader actually putting those into practice, it actually hinders the development of a culture rather than helps it.

Four Visions of the Future of Work


With that said, I encourage you to read through the report. entrepreneurship Innovation Economics employment future of work report Sharing economy

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You can’t mandate innovation


Pretty much every “state of corporate innovation” report confirms what we already know about corporate innovation: Innovation matters more than ever and organizations view it as a priority. Imaginatik’s most recent state of innovation 2015 report isn’t that different.

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Achieving an Innovation Culture


A stepwise approach to achieving an innovation culture. Culture eats strategy for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.” The famous quote is attributed to Peter Drucker, who pointed out that culture is a strong driver of how a company behaves and plays to win. We can safely say the same applies to the importance of culture for innovation performance. But at the same time, we recognize that we’re not them, and their culture would not be the perfect fit for us.

Overcoming Corporate Cultural Barriers to Adopting Open Innovation


Recent studies show that, for large European and US companies: 78 per cent report practicing open innovation; none report having abandoned the approach; and 82 per cent of practicing companies have increased their focus on open innovation. Here, we look at the arguably the most important of these – company culture – and how to address cultural barriers to open innovation. Open innovation is a growing phenomenon.

Ideation Rate: Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Planview Spigit

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.

Report: Boards Should Re-apply Focus on Long-term Value Creation

Adam Hartung

At their annual meeting this week NACD released its newest report The Board and Long-Term Value Creation created by its Blue Ribbon Commission of leading Directors. The report notes that short-term pressures on management are greater than ever. The stock market is incredibly fickle.

Your Organization Needs a “Whip” to Help Build a Widespread Innovation Culture

Idea to Value

Building upon this fundamental framework, the newly published Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation shows how to permanently implement a culture of innovation in one’s work environment and break down the barriers to successful innovation implementation. To permanently implement a successful culture of innovation , your organization is going to need a whip (or even several whips, depending on the size of your organization) to stay on track.

Helping to Build a Culture of Innovation: Utilizing the “Whip”

Robert Brands

Why Your Organization Needs a “Whip” to Help Build a Widespread Innovation Culture. To permanently implement a successful culture of innovation, your organization is going to need a whip (or even several whips, depending on the size of your organization) to stay on track.

A Strong Culture Is Its Own Incentive for Innovation

Innovation 360 Group

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. No, not back then, but I do today, and I use this story in my cultural transformation work to show that different teams look at the same problem in different ways. The most sustainable and efficient incentives are inherent in the business model and the culture.

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

Planview Spigit

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. Culture