How To Leverage Mimetic Theory For Product Innovation

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In short, the theory suggests that all conflict is based on envy – you can think about it as an expanded “keeping up with the Jones” – all of our drives and… The post How To Leverage Mimetic Theory For Product Innovation appeared first on IDEATE + EXECUTE.

How to Ensure Crowdsourcing Works for Product Innovation

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IdeaScale Crowd is hosting a webinar for first-time crowdsourcing innovators who want to engage a large group of collaborators in solving their problems. The post How to Ensure Crowdsourcing Works for Product Innovation appeared first on InnovationManagement.

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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. Here are 29 that work and are adaptable to a variety of businesses and challenges.

How Are Those Long Range Scanners Working Out?

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Measuring Innovation Performance

Measuring innovation performance Our innovation campaigns prove that there is a way to. measure innovation performance. Innovation-active ?rms tability and productivity, increased. Along with balancing the innovation. aside as innovation spend.

You Need To Experiment Like Crazy To Innovate

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Your innovation laboratories’ existential question: which concept has the potential to be worth a billion dollars? After implementing an innovation program, the most significant challenge that I’ve seen businesses face, in my experience, is not an inadequate supply of new ideas.

How To Use Humans And Machines To Perfect Curation

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to get… The post How To Use Humans And Machines To Perfect Curation appeared first on IDEATE+EXECUTE. artificial intelligence disruptive innovation future ideas ideation innovation product development product innovation

Ideation: Anatomy of a New Product Idea

Taivara

Ideation: Anatomy of a New Product Idea. Getting New Product Ideas Flowing. If you have teams close to customers, working in the field, using your product everyday – they’ll often be a great source for early indicators of where existing products are missing the mark. In the broadest sense, we’re talking about open innovation. As product managers or entrepreneurs, curiosity will ensure we always have a plan B. Storming New Product Ideas.

Build What Customers Love, And The Money Will Follow

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There is… The post Build What Customers Love, And The Money Will Follow appeared first on IDEATE AND EXECUTE. product development product innovation product management

Are Your Telling Your People To Innovate?

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” It’s possible that you’re thinking to yourself: Why can we not match the level of innovation displayed by everyone else in our field? Why is it that we can’t imagine… The post Are Your Telling Your People To Innovate? appeared first on IDEATE AND EXECUTE.

To Innovate, You Must Be Fearless

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If you want to be innovative, you have to learn to overcome your fears. Some businesses are… The post To Innovate, You Must Be Fearless appeared first on IDEATE AND EXECUTE.

Do What People Want: Don’t Fight Human Nature

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We believe that because we appear to be intelligent and capable of change — we have these large brains that allow us… The post Do What People Want: Don’t Fight Human Nature appeared first on IDEATE AND EXECUTE. What are people like?

Attempting Amazing Products? You Get What You Promote For

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Are you interested in bringing more innovation into your company? It was stuck in a hierarchical system for a very long period, with workers reporting to managers, who reported to directors, who reported to vice presidents, and… The post Attempting Amazing Products?

Embrace Change And Conquer The Future

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” Those hierarchies and communication channels that were just so perfectly… The post Embrace Change And Conquer The Future appeared first on IDEATE AND EXECUTE. change disruptive innovation innovation leadership motivation product innovation product management“I’m afraid the patient doesn’t have much longer to live,” the doctor said. There is a treatment, but it has some serious adverse effects.

How to Start Innovation with an Idea

Innovation Excellence

Innovation Inspiration Product Innovation R&D Front End Innovation Gijs Van Wulfen idea Idea Implementation ideas ideation innovation maze innovation method NPD NPD process startupsThe Idea Route Google, currently a company with a market capitalization of $ 500 billion, started as just an idea. In 1995, the idea for “downloading the entire web onto computers” came to Google inventor Larry Page in a dream when he was 23 years old.

3 Problems With Positioning Statements

Innovation Excellence

Consumer Innovation Innovation Product Innovation Strategy Brand Positioning branding ideation Innovation Barriers marketing planning positioningThe concept of positioning statements has been around for decades, however just because you know what positioning is, doesn’t mean you understand how to do it.

Want Great Insight? Then Experience It!

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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. They found that four factors were particularly important for success with innovation and growth. Frequency – the more brainstorm and ideation events the better.

Product Naming 101

Innovation Excellence

If you ask business experts what is the most fundamental ingredient in a successful product launch, you may hear three things: distribution, quality, or pricing. Creativity ideation michael graber product innovation Southern Growth StudioAll three are merely givens in this era—mandatory.

What Is An Innovation Sprint And Why You Might Need One?

Innovation Excellence

Innovation Sprints are a really hot topic right now and for good reason. Some of the biggest companies in the world are using them to build the products we know and love. Instead of taking years to develop, test, and launch a new product, companies now have months.

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What Is An Innovation Sprint And Why You Might Need One?

Innovation Excellence

Innovation Sprints are a really hot topic right now and for good reason. Some of the biggest companies in the world are using them to build the products we know and love. Instead of taking years to develop, test, and launch a new product, companies now have months.

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Help IdeaScale Identify the Future of Innovation

IdeaScale

IdeaScale is gathering trends to inform their view of the future of innovation. To do that, they are asking futurists, innovation leaders, entrepreneurs, and other forwarding-thinking business leaders to answer at least one of three questions in their Future of Innovation Campaign.

Innovation Department Best Practices: A Talk with Peter Berger

IdeaScale

Peter Berger is the Director of Innovation for EmbraerX, a Silicon Valley innovation unit of Brazilian aerospace company Embraer. As an innovation director, Berger is working on projects that include the development of an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft to be used for short-distance air travel with the ease of hailing an Uber. Here’s what he had to say about what it takes to operate a successful innovation department.

What Kind of Company is a Good Fit for Crowdsourcing?

IdeaScale

After 69 years of growth, Dick’s is a great company ripe for crowdsourcing and they launched their first company-wide ideation platform last year. There are a few Dick’s employees with the word “Innovation” in their title and even more employees that participated in this product innovation campaign. The concepts that started in the ideation program are now being reviewed by the product development team for potential implementation.

CPG Industry Innovation

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The CPG Industry aims to continuously reinvent itself as the online shopper experience and the in-person retail customer both demand personalized, convenient, in stock, economical, and exciting products. Utilize Open Innovation for R&D.

Designing Unique Workshops is hard work

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Finding opportunities for Innovation and Growth is hard work. I believe any design of workshops must meet your needs, to push the thinking and to generate new returns in innovation understanding. Which end of the innovation spectrum do we need to go?

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What Kind of Company is a Good Fit for Crowdsourcing?

IdeaScale

After 69 years of growth, Dick’s is a great company ripe for crowdsourcing and they launched their first company-wide ideation platform last year. There are a few Dick’s employees with the word “Innovation” in their title and even more employees that participated in this product innovation campaign. The concepts that started in the ideation program are now being reviewed by the product development team for potential implementation.

Common IdeaScale Use Cases

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Others will use it for sustainability ideation, employee quality of life, business model innovation, social change, and more, but these were some of the key use cases that IdeaScale sees over and over again. Product Innovation : Georgetown University talked about how student and staff ideas have been used to spur new projects at the University. Best Practice Case Study IdeaScale customer experience knowledge sharing process improvement product testimonial

Top Jobs for Innovation Professionals in 2019

IdeaScale

Companies in every industry are accepting that complacency and failure to innovate are tantamount to negligence. Failing to innovate can cause even a large established business to lose ground to competitors that more fully embrace innovation. It requires more than just saying “Innovation is good.” An innovation strategy is a key business asset, and innovation leadership is no longer nice to have, but necessary. Innovation Consultant.

A Collaborative Product Development Stage Gate

IdeaScale

You might be surprised to learn that silica sand is used in a wide variety of industries: everything from the oil & gas vertical to products in sports & recreation. So a company that provides silica and sand based products actually has a wide range of innovation opportunities as they build out their product portfolio. The post A Collaborative Product Development Stage Gate appeared first on IdeaScale.

Building the Single Innovation Digital Platform Environment

Paul Hobcraft

Throughout the past couple of years, I have been constantly arguing about the need to put innovation management on a digital platform. These have come in different thoughts on digital platforms, ready for cross-industry and having in place, a rapid digital innovation process that scales and evolves on new technology and insights. What if you could manage your innovation in the ways shown in this diagram? Innovation today requires, no demands more connectivity.

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Improvement vs Innovation: Which Is Better For your Business?

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How much time should you spend improving your existing processes as opposed to innovating new ones? There are two types of companies: those who innovate and those who improve. What is Innovation? Innovation is the process of taking an idea and developing it further.

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Improvement vs Innovation: Which Is Better For your Business?

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How much time should you spend improving your existing processes as opposed to innovating new ones? There are two types of companies: those who innovate and those who improve. Regardless of size or scale though, many businesses struggle to decide whether they should invest their resources in innovation or improvement. What is Innovation? Innovation is the process of taking an idea and developing it further. Product innovation isn’t limited to software.

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Dr. Alison McMillan

Innovation 360 Group

Background: Previously an R&D specialist at Rolls-Royce, Alison is currently an innovation consultant and engineering professor. Her company, WOT-I Ltd, offers a number of services around the theme of operations and technology innovation, including innovation assessment, capability mapping, expertise and funding searches and innovation techniques and inventing workshops. Innovation. Product innovation, invention, ideation techniques.

We Require A Shift of Innovation Management Solution Providers

Paul Hobcraft

There is still a real reluctance that the supplier of innovation software solutions has to change. I think with the recognition that innovation occurs across the whole organization the innovation management (IM) providers have to radically alter their business model or recognize they need to broaden out their target market inside organizations as innovation is occurring in all corners of the organization today.

How to Achieve High-Quality Ideas in Idea Competition?

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In the previous blog post, we laid out the concept behind in-house innovation competition and the benefits that come with it. If you already picked a suitable innovation management platform to get you started, it is time to plan your first idea contest. Seven Tips That Will Make Your Innovation Contest a Success We dug into Harvard Business Review articles and scholarly literature and noted down seven tips on how to ensure satisfying idea competition results: 1.

Trends in Innovation in the Chemical Industry

Yet2

In mid-May, yet2 sponsored the NPD and Innovation in the Chemical Industry conference , organized by the European Networking Group. Geoffroy de Chabot-Tramecourt , director, R&D and Business Development, Janssen gave a stellar presentation, “ Janssen PMP: An Evolution in Innovation Management.” de Chabot-Tramecourt explained to the audience how innovation has changed at Janssen over the years and how they handle the specific challenges of: Higher regulatory requirements.

What is Innovation in Business and How Can it Build Business Longevity?

Qmarkets

You’ve probably heard the term ‘business innovation’ being hailed as a practice to drive business success and to sustain growth during turbulent times – but what does it actually mean? We’ll also dive into how innovation helps drive business success and longevity.

Alison McMillan, PhD

Innovation 360

Background: Previously an R&D specialist at Rolls-Royce, Alison is currently an innovation consultant and engineering professor. Her company, WOT-I Ltd, offers a number of services around the theme of operations and technology innovation, including innovation assessment, capability mapping, expertise and funding searches and innovation techniques and inventing workshops. Innovation. Product innovation, invention, ideation techniques.

What is Innovation in Business and How Can it Build Business Longevity?

Qmarkets

You’ve probably heard the term ‘business innovation’ being hailed as a practice to drive business success and to sustain growth during turbulent times – but what does it actually mean? We’ll also dive into how innovation helps drive business success and longevity.

Spotlight: Forbes

Planview

A comprehensive study conducted last year that revealed how companies can quantify a culture of innovation. The ultimate takeaway here is that crowdsourced innovation is an invaluable tool for companies to use to future proof their businesses. Here are a few more takeaways from the article: Companies are seeing an increase in the number of productive innovations stemming from “lower regions” within their organizations.

Top 10 Takeaways from Spigit’s Ignite 2018 Conference

Planview

With so many innovation leaders from some of the largest companies in the world in attendance, there was no shortage of opportunities to learn. Crowdsourced innovation programs are maturing. Companies are moving beyond optimizing for ideation. For innovation leaders, this means it’s now more important than ever to be able to measure the impact of an implemented idea and the overall success of your innovation program. Want a successful innovation program?

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

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The image here is the list of exactly which capabilities your company needs to succeed at innovation. Almost every business leader will tell you that they value innovation and that it is a positive & important factor for their company. Delivering innovation Capabilities.