Profiling the Open Innovation Manager

Hype

We talk a lot about, and also to, innovation managers here on the blog. Mike Hatrick (the event moderator) asked the question: who really is the innovation manager? The Innovation ManagerIn fact, we have an entire section dedicated to them.

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.

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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?

Can you master the 3 key success factors of innovation management?

Exago

A little over a year after implementing a new innovation management solution, participation at Fleury was nearly five times higher. This real company has generated real value through innovation. The post Can you master the 3 key success factors of innovation management?

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.

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

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.

3 Character Traits of a Good Innovation Manager

Innovation Excellence

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.

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.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

INNOVATION Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works by Dylan Minor, Paul Brook, and Josh Bernoff OCTOBER 09, 2017 UPDATED OCTOBER 09, 2017 JUAN DÍAZ-FAES FOR HBR Sales and marketing were once disciplines ruled by emotions.

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.

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.

Innovation management versus change management

100open

The only real difference between innovation management and change management, is the intention that lies behind these approaches. Innovation, whilst often highly reliant on luck and randomness, is inherently a proactive and optimistic strategy. Whereas change management, whilst equally subject to chance and circumstances, is inherently a reactive and more negative approach.

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.

Innovation Management meets Crowdsourcing

ITONICS

The overabundant data bear a huge potential, but how do you find exactly that piece of information needed for innovative and target group-oriented action? How do you collect data that demonstrate the market relevance of an innovation?

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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Creativity, creative leadership and the value of innovation management

Exago

From janitor to CEO, everyone should be involved in daily in your innovation process. The post Creativity, creative leadership and the value of innovation management appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights creativity innovation management

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].)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Innovation Management Standards ahead!

Innovation 360

Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, international standards and innovation capabilities has always been strong drivers and catalysts for human and societal development. International standards as well as increased innovation capabilities will continue to play even more important roles in the world of digitalization, globalization, fast change and extreme planetary and human challenges that we face today! The post Innovation Management Standards ahead!

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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

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.,

Harnessing Good Thoughts: Innovation Management as a Volunteer Opportunity

IdeaScale

There’s just too much to do, too many volunteers to manage…. What if it wasn’t any harder than managing any other volunteer opportunity? This is where managed collaborative innovation comes in. THE DISHARMONIUS GOOD INTENTIONS OF STAKEHOLDERS.

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.

Security and Innovation Management

InnovationManagement

Well, there are four key reasons that security matters for innovation management systems in particular: Life Cycle Processes cloud fedramp government innovation management security softwareSystems security is one of the top five concerns for business executives this year. In the past two years, we’ve had some very troubling and very public data breaches of systems that we use every day.

Artificial Intelligence & Innovation Management for Business Leaders

Innovation 360

Innovation is about gaining, sustaining, and using advantages for as long as possible while, at the same time, learning for the coming situations without exactly knowing if, when or how it will be used. Innovation is about preparation.

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.

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

How do You Develop Standards for Innovation Management?

InnovationManagement

Strategies innovation management international standardization iso standardsISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with members in 163 different countries. Through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that assist particularly in facilitating international trade.

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?

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.

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.

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.