Successful Innovation Program Highlights the Value of Intrapreneurship


There may have been a time when people with characteristics of intrapreneurs were discouraged or outright forbidden to innovate, even within their areas of responsibility. You can read about this innovation team initiative in Intrapreneur Magazine (pp.

5 Practical Ways For Creating a Successful Innovation Program


Innovation practice has made some amazing progress over the last few years. Large enterprises are trying various programs to foster new innovations in an attempt to find the best way to change course for their big ships. Dedicated innovation teams. Open Innovation.

SCERL: The Ultimate Innovation Management Cheat Sheet

Planview Spigit

What of the innovation management practitioner? Can a checklist or memory jogger save their program? The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Innovation Management. Leadership ( personal growth ). The innovation practitioner scores each factor a 2, 1, or 0.

The 2017 Innovation Management Awards Are Open


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.

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.

How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation


Innovation management is one of the crucial contributors to digital transformation, along with a few other factors. Digital innovation is driving increasing interconnection, giving unprecedented access to capabilities, resources and talent on a global scale.

Ten Reasons to Hire an Innovation Keynote Speaker

Braden Kelley

Innovation Keynote Speakers are often misunderstood, maligned, and underutilized. We have all been to many conferences, and heard many good (and bad) keynote and session speakers with a variety of styles (all of which are perfectly acceptable), including: 1.

Stop innovation fizzling out due to lack of leadership buy in

HYPE Innovation

We have heard many times over that a tangible and impactful innovation program requires alignment of strategy, vision, leadership, culture, processes, systems and communication. Innovation ROI Best Practice

Successfully Merging Theory and Practice in your Innovation Program


Eric Gabas-Varini is the Partner and Co-Founder of Innovation Framework Technologies, a consulting firm which was founded in Paris, but has since established regional offices in the United States, South Korea & Japan, with a network of associate offices in Latin America and the Middle East.

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.

Enterprise Innovation Management Research Report


CIMdata Publishes Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape — Connecting the Dots. eZassi Participates in CIMdata’s Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape Report Findings. Interviewing Innovation Executives. Idea Management.

Innovation SOP: Tips for Today’s Leaders on How to Launch an Innovation Program


Qmarkets’ Innovation Standard Operating Procedures (SOP): In this series, we will present different guidelines on how to bring innovation theory to practice. When senior leadership says they want ‘innovation’ within the company, what does that mean?

Successfully Merging Theory and Practice in your Innovation Program


Eric Gabas-Varini is the Partner and Co-Founder of Innovation Framework Technologies, a consulting firm which was founded in Paris, but has since established regional offices in the United States, South Korea & Japan, with a network of associate offices in Latin America and the Middle East.

Sincerely Sima: Innovation Management Q&A


Because a new year is a time for reflection as well as planning, we’re introducing a new blog series “Sincerely Sima” which takes a look back at the most frequently asked innovation management questions our customer success team encountered in 2015. We hope that in bringing these quandaries to light, we can help you create a successful foundation for your innovation efforts this year. As an innovation program leader, how do I keep executives engaged?

Capgemini Report on Innovation Centers: Top 5 Takeaways

Planview Spigit

Innovation has never been as misunderstood, challenging, expensive, or transformative as it is today. Here are our top 5 takeaways on innovation centers from a recent report released by Capgemini. Innovation Labs Can Inspire New Ideas.

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The Best Innovation Leaders Need to Do These Two Things


What is the role of leadership in an innovation program?

Innovation is Change

Planview Spigit

Can you think of a single innovation that didn’t change something? Innovation is change, or at least, innovation requires change. For companies looking to build a sustainable innovation capability this is an important first step. Defining Innovation.

Inspire Innovation with Our Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Planview Spigit

Are you an idea champion, ready to inspire innovation in your company? Then you’re also going to love Spigit’s 2015 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide, with a handpicked selection of gifts to help you inspire innovation in your organization.

A Recap of Innova-Con 2018: The Maturation of Innovation Management Continues

Innovation Archetecture

Booz Allen Hamilton hosted Innova-Con at their new Innovation Center across from McPherson Square in Washington DC. The International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) sponsors Innova-Con as the capstone to their annual cycle of events.

The Importance of Senior Management Involvement in Innovation

The Future Shapers

Innovation is one of the areas where people are often looking for senior management involvement, yet, it is here where it tends to be lacking at times. Should senior management be involved in innovation? Why it’s important for top management to contribute to innovation.

3 Business Innovation Reports You Must Read Right Now

Innovation Excellence

What NASA Can Teach Us About the Intrinsic Value of Connecting to Other Innovators


Numerous organizations run crowdsourced innovation programs, because companies can find better new ideas and take action on those ideas faster. The post What NASA Can Teach Us About the Intrinsic Value of Connecting to Other Innovators appeared first on Innovation Management.

Is it Intrapreneurship or Innovation?


Intrapreneurship and innovation are intrinsically linked ideas when you’re talking about corporate innovation programs. Whether you’re calling it a corporate accelerator, an organizational incubator, an innovation management program, you’re relying on the thinkers, creators and mobilizers to share their inspiration and find ways to integrate that value into your organization. Creative Leadership Organization & Culture

Successful Innovation Means Finding Time to Make Decisions


Let’s not kid ourselves: being the project manager of an idea management process is a tough job and one that requires time, passion, consistency, and dedication. At the same time, for most project managers, idea management is probably not their full time job or primary responsibility. The ROI might not even show an immediate payoff—but when a project manager does a good job, the results are worthwhile for the organization. Innovation Program Engagement

Open Innovation: Your Guide to Harnessing and Managing the Best Ideas


Open innovation allows everyone to compete equally, whether their development budget is large or small. What is Open Innovation. Why Open Innovation is an Equalizer. Employee Open Innovation : Dick’s Sporting Goods was a runner-up in the 2016 Innovation awards.

Planbox Acquires Imaginatik Creating an Agile Innovation Powerhouse


Planbox, the pioneering provider of AI-Powered Agile Innovation Management software, and Imaginatik, the #1 ranked leader in Corporate Innovation Management according to Forrester Research, will join forces to seize on the innovation boom.

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Navigating Innovation Options


Innovation is a core business process. Most executives today would say that innovation is a core activity of their company. Processes to prioritize, conceptualize and commercialize ideas are implemented either within NPD or as part of a broader innovation portfolio approach.

innovationHUB 2018 places innovation at the center of corporate and social innovation


Main points: – innovationHUB 2018 highlighted the central importance of innovating with clients and analyzed the state of innovation in Spain with COTEC and Fundación I+E. When market players are included, resources are gained for innovation” , Marrón highlighted in this respect.

9 Ways to Engage Your Crowd

Planview Spigit

As an innovation practitioner, ensuring that program leaders can motivate people to participate in their innovation programs is something I spend quite a lot of time thinking about. Often, this behavior is reinforced by leadership.

Khaled Adas

Innovation 360 Group

Khaled is a change agent professional offering 27 years of progressive leadership experience with Fortune-100 companies like Intel Corporation and Microsoft impacting organization growth and profitability. Innovation Management Assessment. Portfolio Management.

The Importance of Decision


Implementation is a challenge shared by all innovation managers. For the first item, our goal is to make decisions that are accepted by all the key stakeholders and are consistent with the goals of your crowdsourcing or innovation program or the goals of your organization overall.

A really worthwhile report on Innovation not to be missed from Innovation Leader.

Paul Hobcraft

The report provides insights from 270 innovation, R&D and strategy executives and considerable work on structuring the conclusions in highly thoughtful and valuable ways to the reader. Creating Strategic Alignment, 2.Funding Innovation, 3 Delivering Impact and 4 Moving forward.

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Dana Shaddad

Innovation 360 Group

Founder of Imtiaz ME specializing in the areas of entrepreneurship development and innovation, Dana’s work is focused extensively on the development of the startup ecosystem in MENA and other emerging markets. Leadership. Innovation Management. Based in Dubai, UAE.

Creating a Culture of Innovation

Innovation in Practice

There have been times I sat down with a client and I told them, “your organization is very innovative”, but they don’t believe me. I tell them, if you don’t perceive yourself as innovative, then you’re not. See innovation as a competency. Innovation is a skill, not a gift.

Solving the 10 Most Common Innovation Challenges


The importance of innovation is increasing each year. Some companies are establishing their internal and external innovation teams, focusing more on developing a culture of innovation. Innovation isn’t easy. Consensus kills innovation.

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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Common Innovation Pitfalls


Recently, IdeaScale’s own Jeff Wong wrote about how he knows first-time innovators will be successful. Here are a handful of common mistakes I see first-time innovators making. A successful innovation effort requires a well-thought-out, cradle-to-grave communications plan.

Dana Shadadd

Innovation 360

Founder of Imtiaz ME specializing in the areas of entrepreneurship development and innovation, Dana’s work is focused extensively on the development of the startup ecosystem in MENA and other emerging markets. Through government, NGO and private sector client and partner engagements, she has delivered everything from local, regional and global entrepreneurship programs and competitions, to bootcamps and accelerators, to mentor platforms and more in over 40 countries. Leadership.

Five Components of a Repeatable Innovation Portfolio


Creating a repeatable innovation portfolio helps you plan more efficiently, scale resources, and gain insight for the growth of your innovation program. There are five key elements of a repeatable innovation portfolio: Opportunity Identification and Campaign Creation.

Corporate Innovation – How To Overcome Unique Challenges


The biggest challenges in corporate innovation and how to navigate them. Corporate innovation is hard. More and more, we’re seeing innovation programs close their doors after only a few years, with few senior leaders in the organization recognizing any real value from their efforts.

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Measuring Innovation


Innovation is the key to the success, and some argue the survival, of an organization in today’s dynamic disruptive markets. Why it’s Difficult to Measure Innovation. Innovation is the ability to transform an invention or idea into valued goods or services that customers will pay for.

Three Reasons for your Company to Write an Innovation Charter


Using corporate innovation tools. A lack of executive leadership is one of the most commonly mentioned reasons for the failure of innovation. This leadership vacuum usually comes in two varieties. The company’s CEO loudly declares “Let’s innovate!”

Crowdsourcing and Smart City Innovation: A Winning Combination


The evolving trend of smart city innovation is one that governments should be wholeheartedly embracing, but as with many government initiatives, seems to be having a hard time getting off the ground.