How Value Co-Creation can Boost Your Innovation Process Significantly

HYPE Innovation

Marketing specialists swear by it; manufacturers and service providers try to integrate it in their innovation practices; researchers study it. In practice, value co-creation involves a variety of collaborative activities during which diverse stakeholders contribute to an organisation’s innovation process. Ideation & CollaborationNo matter the industry, co-creation of value is a hot topic.

Ideation Pitfalls Part 1: The Herd Effect

Innovation Excellence

Most companies don’t have a problem with generating innovation ideas. And it is this process of initial idea evaluation that is often flawed. Innovation ideation innovation ideas innovation process

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Why Your Innovation Process is a Recipe for Failure

InnovationManagement

Having a process for the front end of innovation is necessary but not sufficient. In this article, we'll look at how these aspects tie together, and how your company can support your full innovation lifecycle.

Ideation Pitfalls Part 2: The Not Normal Issue

Innovation Excellence

It may surprise you to learn that you and your team are not the best people to be judging potential innovations generated at the ideation stage. Innovation ideation innovation ideas innovation process not normal

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.

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.

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.

How to Digitally Spark Corporate Innovation

InnovationManagement

To maintain relevance in the global competitive market, many companies already focus on the development and implementation of innovations, even using digital tools. The post How to Digitally Spark Corporate Innovation appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Five Aspects of Innovation Governance

InnovationManagement

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.

Innovation Metrics: Ideation Rate vs. Implementation Rate

IdeaScale

Measuring innovation isn’t the same as measuring traditional business metrics like market size, gross margins, or return on investment. Good innovation management requires its own set of metrics. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t measure innovation success.

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.

Spotless: An Innovation Roadmap

InnovationManagement

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.

How to Speed Up Your New Product Development Process by 30%

Innovation 360 Group

A new product development process that works at lightning speed requires new ways of working plus new ways of innovating. Blog Business Anthropology ideation Innovation Management Innovation process new product development Radical Innovation stage gate

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.

Five Principles of Effective Idea Development

Sopheon

Blog Ideation Process idea generation ideation innovation processFollow these five principles of idea development for a focused set of high-value ideas aligned to your strategy. The post Five Principles of Effective Idea Development appeared first on Sopheon.

How to Speed Up Your New Product Development Process by 30%

Innovation 360 Group

A new product development process that works at lightning speed requires new ways of working plus new ways of innovating. The fastest growing companies interpret innovation through multiple lenses. Linking innovation horizons to time (e.g.,

Measure Twice, Cut Once

Innovation Excellence

When following a formal Innovation process, it pays to measure the size of the market potential and validate the concept before investing in a build. Innovation idea management ideation innovation process michael graber Southern Growth Studio

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.

How to Frame a Problem Using a Challenge Map

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Innovation Processes & Tools Strategy challenge map challenge mapping Consulting denovo framing idea generation ideation Map Template Mapping problem Problem Framing Question tools

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. appeared first on Innovation Management.

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 …. In that vision of the “innovation funnel” the idea is at the end… the goal. Any organization can be innovative.

Key for Innovation Implementation and Business Success is Communication

Idea to Value

The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival hammers the point home that innovation is the key to your company’s survival—in other words, “innovate or die.” The recently published Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation teaches readers how to implement an organized work culture of innovation in their organization.

Making Ideas Real

InnovationManagement

Life Cycle Processes Videos evaluation of ideas idea management ideation innovation life cycle processes innovation processWe often think that a great new idea will speak for itself -- that people will automatically see that it is awesome. But that's often untrue. There are two other crucial components needed before an idea can truly change the world. Tim Kastelle explains more on the TEDx stage.

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. Are you an Innovation Director?

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

Paul Hobcraft

It quickly became simply sold as a process, just like Six Sigma, it became limited by those jumping on the latest concept not being true design thinkers, apart from attending a short course or two. It suddenly gets broken down so it can be repeatable, a step-by-step 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 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.

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.

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).

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 Studio

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 […].

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.

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 Innovation

Innovation Success Through Teams and Networks

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Innova-Con Innovation Conference

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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.

Driven to Death by the Rate of Innovation

InnovationLabs

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Overcome resistance and capture growth in the Financial Services Industry

Innovation 360 Group

Dealing with uncertainty demands innovative ideas. Combatting uncertainty demands innovative ideas. Innovative ideas are purchased externally and often not well integrated. It drives innovation to a transactional level and leads organizations to seek the perceived lower risk of acquiring new ideas vs developing them in house. Instead, they represent more process than ‘pop’ because there are too many things on the go and traffic jams abound.

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.

35 Ways to Use Idea Management Software to Drive Business Results

The Future Shapers

Process improvement. Every organization has plenty of business processes. These processes were all created for a reason but very few of them are perfect. Just like processes, no product is ever perfect. Ideation for improving collaboration between teams or functions.

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

The Killer Question Mentality

Beyond the Obvious

They incorporate that mentality into their day-to-day observations, ideation, and innovation. Book Book Excerpts innovation process innovation team Killer Question Killer Question mentality Killer Questions Kroger mentality

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.

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.