A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Tim Kastelle

As reiterated by Tim Kastelle in the previous post , it’s imperative to distinguish discovery from execution when it comes to startup and innovation activities – bearing in mind that both are equally important. Three horizons as distinct playgrounds for innovation intiatives.

Why Diversity Matters in Innovation Management

Hype

"Oh, I've never thought about it that way!". Have you ever said this to a friend or a colleague at work? Or has anybody ever said this to you? Probably. We don't always share the same opinion or the same point-of-view with other people in our private or business environment.

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How can you measure innovation management?

Exago

Innovation has left the secluded islands and frosted glass towers of research and development (R&D) departments, reaching all corners of organisations – even going beyond innovation management’s traditional frontiers. The post How can you measure innovation management?

How does innovation management help in digital transformation?

Hype

In a new report by HYPE and MWD Advisors, we looked at the role that innovation management programs can play in helping companies to make this transformation. Digital Innovation

Models, Strategies and Tactics for Accelerating Innovation through Collaboration Outside the Organization

Speaker: Paul Campbell, VP of Innovation, Schneider Electric

We are excited to have Paul Campbell, an expert in corporate entrepreneurship with tenure at industry-leading companies, covering some of the strategies and tactics he has repeatedly used to transform corporate innovation programs.

An Innovation Management Solution that Meets Your FedRAMP Requirements

IdeaScale

For those in the dark, as I was, FedRAMP is an acronym for the “Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program,”which is “a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.” (See [link].)

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Innovation Excellence

As rightly pointed out by Tim Kastelle recently, it’s imperative to distinguish discovery from execution when it comes to startup and innovation activities – bearing in mind that both purposes are complementary and equally important.

The difference between DMAIC, DMADV, and Innovation Management

Hype

Now many of you might not be any the wiser on what DMAIC and DMADV might mean, unless you have had some exposure to Six Sigma.

Exago featured in Gartner’s ‘Market Guide for Innovation Management’

Exago

Gartner’s 2016 ‘Market Guide for Innovation Management’ features Exago as one of the companies with more traction and visibility in the innovation management industry. Blog Exago Software idea management software

Managing Expectations in Innovation Management

IdeaScale

However, this can present some challenges for innovation managers. Some concerns we have heard from innovation managers: “I do not want to overpromise what we’re going to do with people’s ideas.”. We can address these concerns head-on by setting and managing expectations.

Lessons learnt on 164 real innovation management challenges

Exago

To see more clearly what has worked better – or hasn’t worked – with our own clients in recent, real innovation management initiatives, we’ve selected 10 with different size dimensions, from different countries and continents and a variety of sectors.

How to avoid the innovation management analysis-paralysis

Exago

The post How to avoid the innovation management analysis-paralysis appeared first on www.exago.com. Blog Insights measuring innovation metricsYou may easily find yourself overwhelmed.

The ultimate innovation management success factor

Exago

Most innovations come through steady, continuous improvement. Embedding innovation as corporate culture takes time and perseverance. The post The ultimate innovation management success factor appeared first on www.exago.com.

Sorting through our Innovation Management Tools

Paul Hobcraft

We all are caught up in handling and understanding different management tools. There are management tools that have become ‘enshrined’ in organizations and many of the executives become settled on the ones they have bothered to learn or seemingly do the job. Disruptive Innovation Labs.

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The State of Innovation Management in 2015 Just Released

Paul Hobcraft

As we come closer to the year-end it’s good to look back, make some dedicated time to take ‘stock’, in this case, on innovation’s progress. You’ll gain a valuable and quick insight into critical aspects that innovation managers and CINO’s should be aware of.

Uncovering the Hopes and Fears of the Innovation Manager

Hype

I have just returned from the most recent HYPE Regional Innovation Managers Forum hosted by Fujitsu Services in the beautiful City of London and my head is still abuzz with what I’ve seen & heard. Innovation Programs Customer Insights The Innovation Manager

The 2nd key success factor of innovation management

Exago

When developing your innovation initiatives, you do run the risk of getting trapped inside processes rather than creating value. The post The 2nd key success factor of innovation management appeared first on www.exago.com.

The first of 3 key success factors of innovation management

Exago

The post The first of 3 key success factors of innovation management appeared first on www.exago.com. Blog Insights engagement idea management software innovation management innovation-results

Innovation: management versus enablement

OVO Innovation

I love innovation. What concerns me sometimes is the way in which we attempt to implement innovation, because we are likely to constraint it at just the time we need the most innovation. You'll see a lot of talk about "innovation management". This is not necessarily a wrong idea, but in the wrong hands will severely limit innovation activities and outcomes. We can manage and improve things that are well defined and understood.

3 Character Traits of a Good Innovation Manager

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: Almost every CEO that i meet wants to find out a way to out-innovate their competition. They want to innovate to improve their profits. They want to innovate so that they can help their customers innovate. A good manager knows and understands all of this.

Innovation Management Day 1: How to Launch Your Program

Hype

In the above webinar, HYPE's Colin Nelson looks at how companies launch their innovation programs, and the key considerations to have in mind. Firstly, why do organizations implement innovation programs? Innovation Programs Best Practice

Gartner: Innovation Management Software Nearing Mainstream Adoption

Spigit

Awesome new ideas are what make an innovation program…well, an innovation program. According to the people who spend their time researching this sort of thing, the importance of ‘managing innovation initiatives systematically’ (i.e.,

A Profile of Open Innovation Managers in Multinational Companies

InnovationManagement

Open innovation is widely used in large companies and we know increasingly more about how to manage this process. In contrast, we know virtually nothing about the managers and practitioners who are driving open innovation in large companies. Who are the managers operating in open innovation teams or units? How long do they stay in an open innovation job, and what is their tenure in the company?

Key Issues in Innovation Management – Revisited – Part 2

Tim Kastelle

In part 1 of this post , Ralph revisited key innovation issues that were already addressed by us three years ago. It doesn’t always translate to managers, however. Co-Innovation and startup engagement. It will become a hotbed for innovation in 2016 and the coming years.

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Work Packages in Enterprise Architecture and Innovation Management

Corso

Whether working in innovation management and/or enterprise architecture, work packages provide the context for getting things done. In general project management terms, a work package is often viewed as a subset of a project. Enterprise Architecture Innovation Management

Innovation Management & Enterprise Architecture's Role in Bimodal IT

Corso

But since the ascent of digital business, IT teams are now front and center and have garnered a new onus to innovate - and innovation is a sprint. Enterprise Architecture Innovation ManagementCoasting and jogging was okay when IT was an agent of support.

SCERL: The Ultimate Innovation Management Cheat Sheet

Spigit

What of the innovation management practitioner? The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Innovation Management. The innovation practitioner scores each factor a 2, 1, or 0. Potential of ideas/ innovations vetted/ tested. Innovators left to their own devices.

Designing at an Innovation Management Company

IdeaScale

When I joined IdeaScale in late spring of this year, I set out to discover how I could help our customers create and maintain an innovative culture at their company through our crowdsourcing tools. Here’s what I’ve learned about designing at an innovation management company so far.

Top 5 Advantages of Crowdsourced Innovation Management

IdeaScale

There was little interaction with employees since management expected them to do their job based on practices established by the management themselves. This is what crowdsourced innovation management is about and below are the 5 advantages of crowdsourced innovation management.

A Model for Integrative Innovation Management

Integrative Innovation

In previous posts, I have shared my view on important cornerstones for successful innovation management systems. This model condenses learnings and experiences of my work with diverse companies in various industries around managing innovation up to now.

Innovation Management: Keeping Up With the Digital World

Robert Brands

All Aboard the Sensor Revolution: How the Internet of Things is Driving Innovation Those who are plugged in know that technology is a swift changing animal—a shapeshifter always in flux, moving. [[ This is a content summary only. IDEA MANAGEMENT NO RISK.

Learning from German Idea and Innovation Management Best Practices

Qmarkets

In my years of consulting and visiting companies I realized that many companies have differences in understanding and implementing an Innovation Management system. The “KVP” is a separate or additional part of the Idea Management in Germany.

6 KPIs of Innovation Management Solutions

Qmarkets

There are certain benefits to innovation software that are difficult to measure, while some are quite obvious. This blog post will discuss methods for calculating the success of an idea management platform at 6 key stages within the workflow. Determining success at each of these stages within the platform will allow you to take appropriate action, and ensure the success of the innovation initiative as a whole.

The State of Innovation Management in 2015 – Just Released

Innovation Excellence

In a just released “The State of Innovation Management in 2015” that I have authored and kindly provided by HYPE for free, I believe you will find something of interest that you might have missed during a busy year, that is coming to a close.

How Innovation Management can Revolutionize the Video Game Industry

Qmarkets

Similarly, the agile start-ups of the gaming industry are the ones which are able to unleash creativity by taking risks and making innovations. The alternative which I’m referring to is innovation management software. How Can Innovation Management Help?

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How to Facilitate Experts and Streamline Your Innovation Management Process

Qmarkets

As drastic as this comparison might seem, the very same quandary exists within the field of innovation management: How do you combine the invaluable collective intelligence of a large audience , with the irreplaceable analysis of a small group of experts?

Swiss Post & Qmarkets – An Innovation Management Success Story

Qmarkets

This post will discuss an innovation project which posed many challenges, but also garnered many rewards. Therefore, it was not a surprise to the Qmarkets team when they were approached by Swiss Post in search of an enterprise-grade innovation management platform.

Lean Innovation Management – Making Corporate Innovation Work

Steve Blank

government to help them innovate faster– not just kind of fast, but 10x the number of initiatives in 1/5 the time. —– Lean Innovation Management. Companies or Government agencies pursuing innovation can Buy, Build, Partner or use Open Innovation.

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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.

Crowdsourcing Innovation Valuation: an off-label use of innovation management technologies

Imaginatik

Well, in terms of innovation valuation, you can and you should. Investors are requiring enterprises to be more transparent about their commitment to ongoing innovation in their capital expenditures in order to attract longer-term investment.