Transformation and innovation: There is no quick fix: Part 1

The Future Shapers

Managing innovation and transformation is hard. In the established organisation it often requires a great amount of foresight and a lot of strategic insight. Dual transformation Managing transformation is a hot topic. And thus the innovator’s clock accelerates.

Creative and critical thinking in innovation

Norbert Bol

Design thinking was suggested, but also it was suggested that the issues in our current economy should not be thought of as problems to be solved, but should be approached as conditions to be managed as if they were a chronic disease. In the innovation literature it is a normal phenomenon that both creative thinking and critical thinking are present. Apprently in practice this does not look always as an independent process.

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Leadership in networked organizations

Norbert Bol

Leaders are busy with networking, innovating, coaching and leading by example. In my opinion, traditional hierarchies are getting more and more replaced by networked- or social organizations, where organizational networking, learning and innovativeness are important drivers such as Husain et al. The impact of networking on competitiveness via organizational learning, employee innovativeness, and innovation process: A mediation model.

Ultra Innovation

Norbert Bol

In the December edition of Research Policy there is an interesting article by Tavassoli & Karlsson (2015) about the persistence of innovation. The persistence of innovation can be described as the phenomenon where past and current innovation are a good indicator for future innovation because there is the belief that the competitive advantage of firms are rooted in the the capability to innovate over longer periods of time.

Corporate identity influences sustainability and innovation

Norbert Bol

In the journal of Technological Forecasting & Social Change is an interesting article about the effects of corporate identity on innovation strategies and sustainability (Staub et al., Innovation in this article is classified as product innovation, process innovation, marketing innovation and organizational innovation. Product innovation is effected by only hard corporate identity. Strategic Management Innovation Strategy Sustainabilit

Stakeholder co-creation during innovation

Norbert Bol

Innovation in our modern business world is becoming more and more a process where new knowledge is created through the joint efforts of people from different companies working together. Research shows that companies using so called interorganizational collaboration or co-creation in their innovation process excel in firm innovativeness. Interorganizational collaboration and firm innovativeness: Unpacking the role of the organizational environment.

Is Facebook becoming the innovation network platform?

Norbert Bol

What do these developments contribute to innovation networks and is Facebook becoming the dominant innovation network platform? To answer this question, I will use the upcoming article in June 2016 in the International Journal of Information Management about information management for innovation networks. In the article the major challenges are described to create new products and services where resources, processes and skill sets of others are needed.

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Everything you need to know about innovation management software

hackerearth

Although enterprise collaboration software market has been around for over 20 years, innovation management software is a specialized segment that helps companies guide and support their innovation process. With the right tool, the idea generation, implementation and evaluation, and market tracking phases can be managed to create successful business outcomes. What is innovation management software (IMS)? Poor innovation implementation.

Top 10 short-term online innovation management courses

hackerearth

Innovation is one of the most popular terms used in the corporate world. It is generally viewed as a process of creative ideation, which is a combination of creative ideas and sustainably profitable business models. It is an inspiration and a systematic process. As described by Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google, “Innovation is more of an idea than location.”. Why take a course on innovation? Innovation is not a process it is state of mind.

Innovation management software: Everything you need to know

hackerearth

Although the enterprise collaboration software market has been around for over 20 years, innovation management software is a specialized segment that helps companies guide and support their innovation process. With the right tool, the idea generation, implementation and evaluation, and market tracking phases can be managed to create successful business outcomes. What is innovation management software (IMS)? Poor innovation implementation.

Typology for Innovative Organizations

Open Innovation EU

To my opinion, Mintzberg’s work was a refreshing change to the world of organization design that until then has been largely influenced by Taylor’s Scientific Management Approach and Henry Ford’s efficiency-based adaptation of that. In fact, building blocks as ‘middle management’ might only still exist on paper today. But times are changing and organizations are emerging, scaling and managed completely differently.

Top 10 short-term online innovation management courses

hackerearth

Innovation is one of the most popular terms used in the corporate world. It is generally viewed as a process of creative ideation, which is a combination of creative ideas and sustainably profitable business models. It is an inspiration and a systematic process. As described by Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google, “Innovation is more of an idea than location.”. Why take a course on innovation? Innovation is not a process it is state of mind.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

Understanding Innovation Management. Is it a lack of innovation or an inability to cope with change? Either way, businesses need to identify where they are going wrong because innovation as a business strategy is here to stay. For survival, innovation is almost obligatory (Drucker, 1999). An innovation process “connects upstream idea valuation to downstream production and release to market.” Like any business function, innovation can be managed.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

Understanding Innovation Management. Is it a lack of innovation or an inability to cope with change? Either way, businesses need to identify where they are going wrong because innovation as a business strategy is here to stay. For survival, innovation is almost obligatory (Drucker, 1999). An innovation process “connects upstream idea valuation to downstream production and release to market.” Like any business function, innovation can be managed.