8 Types of Innovation Processes (Infographic)

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.

Let’s digitize the innovation process!

Innovation Excellence

What if mobile was the right media to support, democratize, and streamline the innovation process? The innovation management dilemma Is really. Design Innovation Collaborne Design Thinking Innovation Management lean startup mobile app Moodi MahmoudiMoodi Mahmoudi is one of the founders of Collaborne, and thats’ excatly what his startup is trying to achieve. He tells us more about it, while receiving us in their gorgeous premises in Amsterdam.

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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

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.

Let’s digitize innovation process! with Collaborne mobile app

Rapid Innovation in digital time

What if mobile was the right media to support, democratize, and streamline the innovation process? He tells us more about it, … Continue reading → Digital & Internet Execution Innovation Mobile Collaborne Design Thinking Innovation Management Lean startup mobile app Moodi MahmoudiMoodi Mahmoudi is one of the founders of Collaborne, and thats’ excatly what his startup is trying to achieve.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Overcoming Innovation’s Roadblocks: Poor Prioritization

Innovation Excellence

Generating ideas is the fun (and frankly, easiest) part of innovation. This is the first in a multipart series on the Roadblocks to Innovation—where we’ll be providing real-world examples, actionable insights and practical tools that can. Creativity Design Innovation Processes & Tools Strategy Design Thinking Innovation Management Innovation Roadblocks LPK matrix Nick Partridge prioritization Process Roadblocks toolkit tools

Idea Drop listed in Gartner Innovation Management Tools Market Guide

Idea Drop

According to Gartner, “The major benefits associated with innovation management tools are stimulating engagement and participation in user-friendly, social and mobile environments (such as through gamification techniques), and directing creativity toward business needs.

Open Innovation: Overcoming cognitive bias in innovation projects

Innovation Excellence

This is cognitive bias and it is the enemy of innovation. Innovation Open Innovation Processes & Tools Innovation Management Product Management product managers

The New Innovation Value Chain Perhaps?

Paul Hobcraft

For a long time I have become increasingly dissatisfied with the way we have managed or even depicted the innovation value chain. So I feel we need to determine a new innovation value chain and would like to make a first attempt. The New Innovation Value Chain Components.

How law firms can benefit from innovation management platform

Idea Drop

We are beginning to see more diversity in structure across the industry and this has brought innovation into the spotlight. Recent reports which have been released reveal an awareness of the necessity to embrace innovation but a reluctance to be the first to take the corresponding steps.

Spigit Recognized as a Leader in Innovation Management in New Report

Spigit

Innovation management software is quickly becoming a go-to solution for companies in all industries who want to transform their businesses and stay competitive for years to come. Companies around the world are starting to realize the importance of proactive innovation.

If you don’t know what to do, you may be on the right track!

Innovation Excellence

Build Capability collaboration Customers Innovation Management marketing People & Skills ideas innovation process new product development NPD PrototypeWhat would you do if.You had to push through your fear of being judged?

Kärcher’s Process for Developing a New Product that Captured the Market

Innovation Excellence

The core product line was 15 years old and in need of innovation. Innovation Innovation Teaching Story Product Innovation Innovation Management innovation process Product Management product managersWhere does this product story start? It begins with Kärcher North America, the market leader in carpet extraction cleaning.

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.

Top 8 Myths about Innovators and Innovation—Debunked! (Part 2 of 2)

Innovation Excellence

Today’s business world is buzzing with talk about innovators and innovation. While it’s a good thing that innovation is on the forefront of people’s minds, popular thinking about innovation and the culture of innovation in business is often substantially misguided.

15 most important Innovation Theories your company should be using

Idea to Value

Every company says that innovation is important, and that they value the ideas of their people. Yet the problem lies in the fact that so few established companies actually know how to go about getting value out of their innovation ambitions, let alone turning it into profit.

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.

Have you heard about ISO 50501?

IdeaScale

ISO goes on to say “through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.”. Best Practice innovation management iso 50501 standards

One Size Doesn’t Fit All Innovation

Integrative Innovation

Yesterday, I was quite delighted to see my post Integrating Lean Startup and Design Thinking ranked #11 of the Top 100 Innovation Posts 2014 at Innovation Excellence. In fact, the real power lies in combining different innovation approaches to fit a unique context.

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The Magic of Process: Department of Labor

IdeaScale

They are long-time users of IdeaScale and past winners of IdeaScale’s Innovation Management Awards. Even in their first case study with IdeaScale, the Department of Labor outlined a repeatable seven step process which they have used for numerous citizen engagement campaigns: 1.

5 Recommended Innovation Portfolio Metrics

Innovation Excellence

Innovation portfolio metrics are different that other innovation process metrics. They are not idea focused but rather project focused.

Cultivating Innovation Agility

Innovation Excellence

Outlining the benefits of adopting a business eco-system accelerates the innovation process, reduces the risks inherent in innovation, and engages the entire organization as “co-ideators” and broader ecosystem in the innovation effort.

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Overcoming the barriers to innovation in the legal sector

Idea Drop

It is clear that we are getting better at talking about innovation but conversation isn’t enough. Actionable insight and implementation incentives are necessary to fuel the innovation fire. “In Another barrier is the perception that innovation is not measurable.

The Innovative Mentor

IdeaScale

They take a long-term view of their staff and see innovation projects as an opportunity to stretch their employees’ capabilities and to help them achieve their aspirations. Depending on the scope of their ideas, innovators’ careers can be significantly shaped by this journey.

Innovation Insights with Kathryn Molloy from Tesco

Idea Drop

As in every large organisation, innovation is an essential element for business growth, employee motivation and competitive advantage. That’s why Tesco is launching many new initiatives all the time and approaching innovation as a continuous process rather than an ad-hoc project.

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Adapt or die: lessons from 5 companies that failed to innovate

Idea Drop

It feels like the world is moving faster than ever, which means that companies in every sector have to prioritise agile innovation or risk becoming defunct. No company is too big, famous or secure to fail if it resists innovation. Innovation Management Innovation Strategy

Product Portfolio Management: How to avoid mistakes [podcast]

Innovation Excellence

The move from managing a single product to managing several products throughout their lifecycle is challenging to navigate. It involves moving from product management to product management + portfolio management.

How to Assess Your Innovation Fitness

IdeaScale

There are two types of innovation fitness assessments that you should perform in your organization. Program readiness assessments help evaluate your processes, resources, and goals. Why Innovation Fitness Assessments Are Important.

Mapping innovation process aspects

Innovation 360

In a world of hyper competition, innovation is imperative to gain competitive advantage. The process of successfully implementing innovation has to begin in the organisations strategy, culture, people, systems, processes, competitive landscape and its external key drivers. When setting up an innovation initiative and the first process the organisation make decisions on governance, speed and flexibility of potential future innovations.

The Growing Value in that Crowd- Encourage it Out.

Paul Hobcraft

After a fairly detailed exploratory working through crowdsourcing in this mini-series, I wanted to offer my ‘take’, to help our thinking though in formulating clearer positions in this, to see its increasing value as contributing into an innovation management system.

Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 11.13.15

Spigit

Welcome to our brand new weekly link roundup, featuring a carefully curated selection of hand-picked links to great content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web. 5 Requirements of a Truly Innovative Company. 6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation.

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Be the Architect: Designing an Integrated Innovation System

IdeaScale

In a turbulent marketplace, when complexity can add even more confusion, it is important to have a simple and straightforward innovation system. The Value of an Integrated Innovation System . Select and fund the best : To understand the process for competing for approval and funding.

How to Use Polarity Management to Support Innovation

Tim Kastelle

You Need Both Execution and Innovation to Succeed What are Polarities? This is the metaphor that Barry Johnson uses in his book Polarity Management to illustrate what polarities are: Polarities are interdependent pairs that support a common purpose and one another.

Key Innovation Issues for 2016 and Beyond

Integrative Innovation

Hence, I gave it some thought, starting by revisting an earlier reflection: Beginning of 2013, Tim Kastelle and I identified four key issues in innovation management for the time to come. Innovation can’t be tackled through broad-brush recipes or tools.

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A platform providing innovation learning.

Guide 4 Innovating

I was reminded last week on what I seem to have forgotten in my years of focusing on innovation, or was simply repeating, just how innovation has seemingly stayed still in much of its design in recent years, irrespective of what we believe has been ‘innovation advances’.