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 tool to deliver this change is creative thinking, in the hands of a leadership that believes in and embodies its principles. The post Creativity, creative leadership and the value of innovation management appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights creativity innovation management

Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity

InnovationManagement

The success of innovation management is never an accident; it’s a holistic management process with an iterative thought-out planning and execution continuum. The post Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity appeared first on Innovation Management.

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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. This suggests following a dual approach for balanced corporate innovation management. In the following, I will outline a model that attempts to help organizations implement a dual approach to innovation management.

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. Innovation on the enterprise level needs a leader, one person who can marshal the whole process and keep it moving forward. Innovation is about more than ideas.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

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. Innovation initiatives often start with generating. Innovation Management R&D Strategy Creativity growth Innovation Management Leadership

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

Technology for Better Innovative Management

InnovationManagement

The post Technology for Better Innovative Management appeared first on Innovation Management. Enabling Factors Employee Engagement leadership remote work team building TechnologyIn today’s workplace, you’re expected to do as much as you can with a variable amount of resources. How can you keep an in-office, remote, or combination workforce engaged using technology? We recommend four steps: educate, collaborate, monitor, and secure.

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.

Five Top Challenges for Innovation Managers and How to Address Them

IdeaScale

Innovation is the art of finding and overcoming challenges. Yet sometimes the challenges will find you as you work on your innovation strategy. Here are some of the key challenges for innovation programs across the business world in 2020.

Getting Started with Innovation Management

Strategos

What is Innovation Management? Innovation Management involves all activities that provide the right conditions for innovation to repeatedly deliver value for customers, competitive advantage and growth for the business as well as benefits for employees and all other stakeholders. Innovation management needs to become a professional discipline. Innovation needs to be on that same trajectory to provide significant value for a business.

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.

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. Along with the case made in my previous post, this suggests following a dual approach to balanced corporate innovation management.

Innovation Leadership

Innovation Excellence

Innovation starts with people. Things don’t innovate. In the end, as in any kind of leadership, it’s about the person, the group of people after that doing those special things. Innovation Leadership #leadership #culture #cultureofinnovation Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking insight Management Strategy TransformationThey’re not people. Companies don’t. They’re not people.

What Is an Innovation Manager – And How Do You Become a Great One?

Viima

In the last few months, I’ve had a few readers ask me how they could become an innovation manager, as well as how they could succeed in that role. Leadership Innovation Innovation Management

Common Challenges in Innovation Management

Viima

To begin, I will start by sharing a case where I was part of an attempt to create innovation into an organization within a changing environment. Innovation Management LeadershipThe intents and the purpose for the change was motivated, but the execution was severely lacking.

How Innovation Management is Radically Transforming in 2021, and What It Means for You

InnovationManagement

So I’ve been getting out there and having some great conversations with smart leaders, who are connected to innovation development from different career levels, competencies, geographies and industry sectors. Every new year I create a series of personal and professional resolutions.

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. From our point of view, all of the issues pinned down at that time have gained significant importance, are being intensively debated and can still be considered cutting-edge for companies to stay ahead in managing innovation. Let’s have a brief look at each of them: Differentiating and integrative innovation concepts.

Innovation Management and Unlocking Your Inner Child

InnovationManagement

As someone that has worked in innovation for much of their career, witnessing over the past few years how innovation and idea management has moved more centre-stage in the business world has been really gratifying. Creative Leadership

6 Best Practices and Key Success Factors for Innovation Management

Viima

When it comes to innovation management, there's a point to be made about there being no such thing as best practices. Leadership Growth Innovation Management

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. Strategies collaboration cross reference hub innovation management network maps recombine reimagne relationships team leaders thought leadership value visual thinking visualizationVisualizing the resources available is an effective first step in overcoming some of those organizational forces.

Idea Software: A Quick Guide to the Power of Idea and Innovation Management

Qmarkets

Today innovation has become a lifeline for businesses who have had to pivot and adjust to recent market changes. Yet, innovation doesn’t just happen, it starts with ideas. Here ideas can then be developed for implementation and managed on the platform.

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. And in the same breath, they also say that almost all their innovation projects are either struggling to take off or have not yielded the kind of results that looked possible.

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. In addition to these still highly topical issues, we’d like to raise another four points which we personally foresee key for innovation management in the time to come – making no claim to completeness: Organizational Ambidexterity. It doesn’t always translate to managers, however. Co-Innovation and startup engagement.

The Leadership Gap in Innovation

Innovation Excellence

A vast majority of executives, more than 80% according to sources, consider innovation to be paramount for the future success of their organization. A McKinsey study, for example, puts the number of executives who are satisfied with their innovation performance at 6%. collaboration Entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership Management Webinar change culture growth ideas Innovation Management innovative thinking Strategy

In defense of industry-agnostic innovation management

David Marks

He is in charge of the innovation and development in his company. I was telling him about the innovation assessments I conduct. “ The innovations required by a fashion retailer are not equivalent to those of a pharmaceutical or a telecom company. There is clearly a need for industry specific innovation services. Clearly, technology is a key ingredient in innovation. Were Nokia and Blackberry lax with their innovation and technology development?

How to Measure Innovation? – The Definitive Guide to Innovation Management KPIs

Viima

You may have heard the saying, "you can't manage what you don't measure". Leadership Innovation Innovation ManagementWhile there might be an element of truth in the saying, not everything in life, or business, can be measured accurately.

How Innovation Management Contributes to The Success of Digital Transformation

Acuvate

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. Noticeably, innovation is the buzzword in the success formula of these applications. Understanding innovation management. Read More: An Introduction to the Ultimate Idea Management Solution.

Lead Innovation, Don’t Manage It

Innovation Excellence

Chief Innovation Officers are growing like weeds. Some think their job is to manage innovation. Here is yet another article on how to manage innovation. Here are some ideas … Continue reading → Innovation Leadership Entrepreneurism Innovation Management intrapreneurshipSome even go so far as to define their desirable traits.

In defense of industry-agnostic innovation management

David Marks

He is in charge of the innovation and development in his company. I was telling him about the innovation assessments I conduct. “ The innovations required by a fashion retailer are not equivalent to those of a pharmaceutical or a telecom company. There is clearly a need for industry specific innovation services. Clearly, technology is a key ingredient in innovation. Were Nokia and Blackberry lax with their innovation and technology development?

A Model for Integrative Innovation Management

Integrative Innovation

In previous posts, I have shared my view on important cornerstones for successful innovation management systems. As pointed out several times, balanced and up-to-date innovation management requires organizational ambidexterity, i.e. the capability to explore novel offerings and capabilities while simultaneously exploiting existing ones. Therefore, it’s titled a model for integrative innovation management.

SCERL: The Ultimate Innovation Management Cheat Sheet

Planview

What of the innovation management practitioner? The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Innovation Management. Leadership ( personal growth ). The innovation practitioner scores each factor a 2, 1, or 0. Potential of ideas/ innovations vetted/ tested. Innovators left to their own devices. Growing commitment and ownership of the innovation process and outcomes. Reality jibes well with the chestnut, “What gets measured gets managed.”.

Artificial Intelligence & Innovation Management for Business Leaders

Innovation 360 Group

Technology, investment, and brave leadership have all reshaped the future in times when promises and dreams were broken. 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. Global thought leadership. You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.

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. In this post we discuss the current state of innovation in the legal sector and how law firms can benefit from an innovation strategy supported by idea management software.

Leadership: The role and responsibilities of a leader in innovation

Idea Drop

The most important role a leader can play in the innovation journey is the visibility of their support because it inspires others to invest and engage in the innovation programme. Innovation Management Innovation Strategy pillarsofinnovation

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Leadership Style Isn't Offensive

Entrepreneur - Innovation

These approaches can help ensure you're leading towards success, strengthening your team and fostering innovation. Managing Employees

A Disruptive World Requires New Leadership Capabilities

Innovation Excellence

For us humans to be effective, productive & innovative, in the Digital Age, we. Disruption Innovation Leadership collaboration Creativity culture digital Disruptive Innovation future Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking Trends

Recognizing Excellence in Innovation Management: ISPIM Grand Prize 2017

Innovation Excellence

ISPIM, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management, is delighted to announce the launch of the ISPIM Grand Prize 2017, for Excellence in Innovation Management. This will be the third competition, building on the highly successful 2015 and 2016 events, won by the US Department of Energy and Orange respectively.

Enterprise Innovation Management Research Report

eZassi

CIMdata Publishes Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape — Connecting the Dots. eZassi Participates in CIMdata’s Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape Report Findings. CIMdata recently published this report, eZassi participated in the report findings, providing insight, commentary, discovery and suggestions to aide in guiding enterprise organizations with connecting the dots of enterprise innovation management (EIM).

Start Here for Creative Leadership

InnovationManagement

How can leaders fight apathy or indifference in the workplace and create an environment where creativity and innovation can naturally flourish? The post Start Here for Creative Leadership appeared first on Innovation Management.

ISPIM Grand Prize 2016 – Recognising Excellence in Innovation Management

Innovation Excellence

ISPIM Grand Prize 2016 is looking for cases that significantly advance the practice of innovation management in proven application, not theory. The advance should be in how innovation is managed, we are not seeking proposals that describe the actual end output, the what. Continue reading → Competitions Industry Innovation Leadership Management People & Skills Product Innovation Strategy culture future Innovation Management organization

Future-proof Your Innovation Management: Dual Innovation

Integrative Innovation

Most advocates of the Three Horizons model see it from a time (-to-impact) perspective or use it to classify different innovation types. We propose that in each of the three areas there is a different logic / operating model for managing innovation to be applied to generate business impact from innovation initiatives. The specific logic in each of these playing fields manifests e.g. in specific leadership, processes, metrics, governance and people / culture factors.

Innovation Management : Are start-ups Freedom Inc. companies?

Innovation Excellence

Sophie Cohendet is passionate about management innovation. Continue reading → Book Review Entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership Management autonomy change Culture of Innovation empowerment Favi Freedom Incorporated Happiness at work Poult Sophie Cohendet Start-up team work User-centricShe is partner of LearnAssembly, a start-up who help companies to develop their entrepreneurial and digital culture.