Solving the 'Who are My Stakeholders' Dilemma: A Quick Innovation Managers’ Guide

HYPE Innovation

I was recently asked a very down-to-earth question: “Where do you find answers to practical issues in innovation management?” This time, however, and to the amusement of the innovation manager asking, the word “Netflix” came out first. The Innovation Manager

Profiling the Open Innovation Manager

HYPE Innovation

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.

Lesson 3 from true innovation managers: go for global participation

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. The post Lesson 3 from true innovation managers: go for global participation appeared first on Exago. This is lesson 3. Blog Clients' success stories Exago employees engagement participation

The Innovation Manager's Reading List

HYPE Innovation

As an innovation manager, drawing inspiration from those who have walked the ground before you is one of the most important tasks you have. Innovation is about constant learning," Soren Kaplan, author of "The Invisible Advantage" and affiliated professor at the University of Southern California's Center for Effective Organizations, said in a recent Inc. The Innovation Manager

6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program

The practice of innovation has come a long way, and for good reason. In response, even the largest, most established firms have prioritized creating a culture of innovation in order to thrive in the coming. is the world’s largest provider of innovation management solutions.

Keep Innovation Management Simple

Innovation Excellence

Innovation is the lifeblood of business growth. Innovation management is also a process; a means of getting the right product to the right people at the right time. Yet all too often innovation management doesn’t work well.

Inbound Innovation Management

HYPE Innovation

We hear from many innovation professionals that they struggle with their program, often, because the company does not really adopt it. The employees won't share ideas, middle managers are consumed by meeting the quarterly goals, top management sees innovation management as a nice-to-have.

The Seven Best Practices for Enterprise Innovation Management

IdeaScale

Strong leadership is key to enterprise innovation. Creating an innovation strategy that lets you push your industry forward without leaving clients behind needs several pieces to be effective. Another question that needs exploring is where your company wants to go with this innovation.

An introduction to Design Thinking for Innovation Managers

HYPE Innovation

Design thinking informs human-centered innovation and begins with developing an understanding of customers’ or users’ unmet or unarticulated needs”.

Lesson 4 from true innovation managers: quality and quantity of ideas hangs on people’s engagement

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. The post Lesson 4 from true innovation managers: quality and quantity of ideas hangs on people’s engagement appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago collaboration collaborative innovation collective intelligence employees engagement gamification participation

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. ectively engaged in innovation.

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 Innovation

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

3 Tactics that Make Innovation Management Easier

IdeaScale

IdeaScale learns from all its best customers, but in our latest interview with Redwood Credit Union we learned three things that make innovation management easier: Pre-Populate Your Campaign. The post 3 Tactics that Make Innovation Management Easier appeared first on IdeaScale.

Deadline for the 2018 Innovation Management Awards Extended

IdeaScale

IdeaScale is offering innovators from around the world an extra week to complete their submission for the Innovation Management Awards. A repeatable innovation process is what makes an organization shift to an innovative culture.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

a Culture of Innovation 2 // 19Spigit: 11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Existing Culture Into a Culture of Innovation 1 2 94% of senior executives in a research study by McKinsey said. innovation. innovation to build a culture of. innovation. sustainable innovation and.

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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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 Innovation

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

The One Where Young Innovation Managers Had Their Say

HYPE Innovation

Open Innovation The Innovation ManagerYes, the title shamelessly alludes to the "Friends" television series. And yes, this will be an atypical blog post.

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.

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

Lesson 2 from true innovation managers: top management commitment is needed

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. The post Lesson 2 from true innovation managers: top management commitment is needed appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories business transformation commitment engagement innovation-priority leadershipThis is lesson 2.

Why Diversity Matters in Innovation Management

HYPE Innovation

"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.

Hallo Innovator! Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German

Exago

Exago Smart collaborative innovation software can now be used by German speakers in their own language. With the new version, the Exago enterprise-grade solution becomes available in nine language options, enabling over a million people worldwide to share ideas and insights and contribute to their company’s innovation and business goals. The post Hallo Innovator! Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German appeared first on Exago.

Key Innovation Management Models and Theories

Viima

Innovation management is a diverse topic with many different layers and dimensions. Although innovation itself is often seen as an abstract concept, it’s a multidisciplinary field of study and has a number of different models, theories and frameworks.

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.

Innovation: management versus enablement

RTI Innovation Advisors

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.

Creativity in Innovation: An Introduction for Innovation Managers

HYPE Innovation

As an innovation manager you have the enviable task of stimulating creativity across the organization, and channeling it towards the strategic goals of the company - ultimately creating breakthrough innovations. Lots of techniques exist for small-group creativity workshops, but stimulating creativity in online environments is relatively new. Let’s look at some advice and see how it translates to this world. Ideation & Collaboration

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.

In innovation management, size doesn’t matter… or does it?

Exago

And so there are several barriers that these companies face on their path to good innovation management. The post In innovation management, size doesn’t matter… or does it? Blog Insights engagement incremental-innovation initiative-success medium enterprisesMedium enterprises fit right in the middle, between two very different realities. appeared first on Exago.

Why Big Data Matters in Innovation Management

HYPE Innovation

What does it take to sustain innovation in your organization? Ideally, you could devote time, money, and resources to a think tank that had nothing to do but produce a steady stream of promising innovations all day every day. The Innovation Manager

Innovation Management – Definition, Processes, Frameworks and More

Viima

Innovation, innovation, innovation! Leadership Innovation Innovation ManagementThere’s hardly a business event or conversation you can have without hearing the term.

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 Canvas

Open Innovation EU

As part of a simulation game on innovation management we have been running at universities and in corporate training programs for over 4 years now, we have developed an integrative model for dealing with innovation management on a daily basis.

Optimise your cost-cutting strategy with the right innovation management tool

Exago

Examples from our clients' innovation management programmes show just that. The post Optimise your cost-cutting strategy with the right innovation management tool appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights collective intelligence employees engagement idea management platform incremental-innovation innovation management innovation management software

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How the best Human Resource leaders make the most of innovation management

Exago

With innovation management capturing rising interest from human resource managers and directors, Exago’s team took part in the Expo’RH2018 in Estoril, Portugal, to discuss the latest news and trends in the sector. The post How the best Human Resource leaders make the most of innovation management appeared first on Exago.

Innovation Management: The Value of Seeing What You Have

InnovationManagement

If your job is to get your company, team, or community to innovate, you know how organizational forces can make it hard to even try something new. Visualizing the resources available is an effective first step in overcoming some of those organizational forces.

Planned Change Management: What It Is and Why Innovation Managers Should Care

HYPE Innovation

We talk a lot about change here in this blog, and most of it refers to change through innovation. The Innovation Manager

The 2017 Innovation Management Awards Are Open

IdeaScale

For the fifth year in a row, IdeaScale is hosting the Innovation Management Awards. Particularly if that story demonstrates innovation thought leadership when it comes to engagement strategies, innovation processes, or idea implementation.