How Value Co-Creation can Boost Your Innovation Process Significantly

HYPE Innovation

Marketing specialists swear by it; manufacturers and service providers try to integrate it in their innovation practices; researchers study it. In practice, value co-creation involves a variety of collaborative activities during which diverse stakeholders contribute to an organisation’s innovation process. No matter the industry, co-creation of value is a hot topic.

Winpak Case Study: Connecting Employees Across Multiple Continents and Languages

IdeaScale

Overview: Winpak, a global packaging company, noticed that its innovation outreach efforts were limited to those who were able to attend at specific times and places and rarely from its 2,500 frontline workers. 25hundred Innovators.

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The Essential 4-step Product Innovation Process [podcast]

Innovation Excellence

Gordon Stannis, the Director of Design and Strategy at Twisthink shares their approach to developing innovative solutions for their Fortune 500 clients. Case Study Design Digital Innovation Design Thinking innovation process Product Management product managersI love hearing how companies are creating successful products that provide customers value, which is the topic of this episode.

Whitepaper: Stimulating and Measuring Open and Cross Innovation 

InnovationManagement

The post Whitepaper: Stimulating and Measuring Open and Cross Innovation appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Measuring Innovation Performance

Measuring innovation performance Our innovation campaigns prove that there is a way to. measure innovation performance. Innovation-active ?rms Along with balancing the innovation. aside as innovation spend. Innovation is di?cult innovation.

The 3 Types of Promoters Needed to Support Your Innovation Process

HYPE Innovation

There is a lot of talk nowadays about closing the so-called innovation “gap” or the difference between what leaders say they want in terms of a new product, service, process, or business model innovation and what their organizations actually deliver. Organizations can, and often do, fail to meet their innovation goals for a number of reasons and, depending on where you get your daily fix of leadership articles, these reasons will vary. The Innovation Manager

The Part of the Innovation Process that Everyone Forgets

InnovationManagement

One of the biggest challenges to innovation is the middle part of the process - where most of the work is happening behind the scenes. As your innovation campaign progresses, you must continue to instill excitement across all team members, and find ways to reengage them as advocates. In this case study, we’ll examine how Dick’s Sporting Goods engaged their employees in product development and effectively encouraged them to participate in their innovation community.

Crowdsourcing Case Study: Polaris Industries

Planview

Polaris Industries’ crowdsourcing case study is inspiring people both internally and externally—and their story is still relevant today. We’re proud to have an innovative culture. Through their Ideate Innovation program, which the team uses to surface and develop ideas and turn them into award-winning products. But the company’s existing “innovationprocess was entirely manual, making progress fragmented, expensive, time-consuming, and siloed.

Spotless: An Innovation Roadmap

InnovationManagement

Bridie Scott is an Innovation Manager at Spotless and she’s taken the business on a journey from a large-scale company with big goals to a company that is listening to and empowering all of their frontline employees in the innovation process. The post Spotless: An Innovation Roadmap appeared first on Innovation Management.

The Magic of Process: Department of Labor

IdeaScale

They are long-time users of IdeaScale and past winners of IdeaScale’s Innovation Management Awards. And although they have great engagement stories and interesting policy-level impacts as part of their programs, what sets the Department of Labor apart is that they are true masters of process. 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.

2020 IM Awards: PSA International

IdeaScale

Building an Inclusive Innovation Process. Case Study 2020 im awards PSA International

Case Studies: Learning from Failure, or Dying from it

Qmarkets

We frequently talk about how innovation is a crucial necessity for your enterprise company, and how the right innovation can be the difference between setting the market standards and being shunted aside as a new market leader makes the rules. We also frequently hear about the great innovation successes: Tesla, SpaceX, Uber, Amazon, and even the classic innovation failures, like Kodak and Nokia, who saw incoming disruptive innovation but didn't do anything to face it.

From Startup to Maturity: how to un-kill creativity

Innovation Excellence

It inspired me not to find more way to kill creativity, but rather to understand how can established companies un-kill creativity and out-innovate startups. Continue reading → Build Capability Case Study Creativity Culture & Values Experience Innovation Innovation Processes & Tools R&D ideasIn 1998 Teresa Amabile published the article How to kill Creativity at the Harvard Business Review. Believe it or not--it was an inspiring article for me.

The Need for Digital Innovation Platforms

Paul Hobcraft

I want to offer some thoughts that need us all involved in innovation to think about as we finish out 2018. If you are frustrated with your current innovation process then read on. If you are not, then simply “click away” and certainly my best wishes by ignoring a very changing innovation world that we are all undergoing. Much of the current innovation process you are currently working with is a Dinosaur, it should have disappeared long ago.

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What Can We Learn from the Innovation Averages in 2020?

InnovationManagement

Every year, IdeaScale conducts an in-depth study of their customer trends in order to write an annual report, provide benchmarks to our clients (and ourselves), and better understand the marketplace. The post What Can We Learn from the Innovation Averages in 2020?

Business Idea Validation: A Story About Adobe Spark

Strategyzer

In this blog post, we will use the real life case study of Adobe Spark, named one of their “best apps of the year” by Apple to demonstrate how a team sequenced their experiments to systemically de-risk their idea to move to a validated business case. Innovation Process: Testing Business Idea

“Embrace Open Innovation or be Destroyed by it…” – A Case Study on Lego & Bagels

Qmarkets

. Using the right innovation (tool) for the job. Arguably, the principle of Open Innovation was utilized for the first time by Professor James Murray in 19th Century Oxford, England. In the time that has passed since then, this concept has become infinitely easier to implement thanks to the development of Innovation Management technology, however some companies are yet to wake up to its potential. . A History of Open Innovation. The Innovation Gamble.

The 7 Seeds of Idea Management Platform Success at Barenbrug Group

Qmarkets

In our last blog for Qmarkets we introduced you to the concept of Three Horizons and explained how this methodology can help you create a balanced long-term innovation portfolio. In the last piece, we shared 7 critical success factors for a three-horizon approach to innovation management.

“Embrace Open Innovation or be Destroyed by it…” – A Case Study on Lego & Bagels

Qmarkets

. Using the right innovation (tool) for the job. Arguably, the principle of Open Innovation was utilized for the first time by Professor James Murray in 19th Century Oxford, England. In the time that has passed since then, this concept has become infinitely easier to implement thanks to the development of Innovation Management technology, however some companies are yet to wake up to its potential. . A History of Open Innovation. The Innovation Gamble.

Culture of Innovation Video and Case Study: Cambia Health Solutions Transforms the Health Care Landscape Through Innovation

Planview

From inception, innovation has been at the core of Cambia Health—it’s truly in their DNA. Cambia is an exemplary example of how organizations can create a culture of innovation by engaging their most valuable resource—their people. This blog features a new video of how Cambia drives employee engagement through its Pitchwell program and features their case study centered around their “app-a-thon challenge,” focusing on “the big problems in healthcare”.

Four lessons from M-Pesa on Innovation Adoption

InnovationManagement

M-Pesa, a mobile-based financial service, did not follow a linear, step-by-step innovation process. The post Four lessons from M-Pesa on Innovation Adoption appeared first on InnovationManagement. Enabling Factors case study

What do we expect from Innovation? Mostly disappointment

Paul Hobcraft

Good innovation is notoriously hard to achieve. Others looking at the innovation progress keep demanding tangible evidence and quantifiable guarantees that the outcome provides clear returns. Much of the innovation discovery journey is a disappointing one. Those not involved directly within the innovation project constantly remain skeptical or require more proof. So where does innovation sit within your organization? Innovation is full of rhetoric and hot air.

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Focusing on Innovation for our Energy Transition we are all undertaking

Paul Hobcraft

When you are undertaking such a transformation in any system like energy, innovation becomes vital to inject new forces of dynamism and creative thinking to tackling such a change. The energy transition that the world is undertaking is one of the most critical areas where innovation needs to be at its very best, that top of the game to make the level of change necessary. Where can innovation help? Innovation needs to resolve different part of the energy transition.

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The Potential of Qualitative Research in B2B

Gregg Fraley

Qualitative Studies Leads to Insights, and Innovative Results. They often use the focus group method, but also do one-on-one interviews, and observational research or ethnographic studies. It’s an integral part of their innovation process. It’s the perfect start to an innovation process. Then I see them fail, or get eclipsed by more innovative competitors. I did a qualitative study for a specialty manufacturer last year (2018).

Checking for the global pulse of innovation

Paul Hobcraft

As a report, the 2019 Global Innovation Index (GII) is a whopper, at 450 pages, although 50% of this is detailed economic profiles and data tables for each country within the index. When you are caught up in generating innovation within a business these sorts of reports can often pass you by as not so relevant to your everyday job of innovation. Yet the innovation message is for us all. The interest in innovation is getting wider appreciation and attention.

The problem of scaling can confuse those innovating.

Paul Hobcraft

The problem of scaling can confuse those innovating and can this be changed? You can follow their work over on innovation-3, where they help companies to set the Scaling-Up of a fully validated innovation concept up for success. This growing complexity to manage is increasingly moving organizations towards the very traits innovation also requires. The shedding of legacy can equally liberate innovation. This is where innovation comes into play.

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Building the Single Innovation Digital Platform Environment

Paul Hobcraft

Throughout the past couple of years, I have been constantly arguing about the need to put innovation management on a digital platform. These have come in different thoughts on digital platforms, ready for cross-industry and having in place, a rapid digital innovation process that scales and evolves on new technology and insights. What if you could manage your innovation in the ways shown in this diagram? Innovation today requires, no demands more connectivity.

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How Design Thinking Saves the World: Design Thinking in Action

InnovationLabs

He will cover material from the extensive Innovation Mastery course, including fascinating case studies on the use of Design Thinking to create breakthroughs in consumer goods, beverages, […]. Business Model Innovation Design Thinking Innovation Innovation ProcessFree Webinar on Design Thinking – November 12, 2020 In conjunction with York University, on November 12 Langdon Morris will be presenting a free webinar on Design Thinking.

Are Insiders or Outsiders Better Innovators? [Report]

Innovation Excellence

A new study looks at the different ways that industry experts innovate when compared to those from other field. Continue reading → Innovation Processes & Tools Research Uncategorized Challenges Expertise Open Innovation report research Talent

Your Organization Needs a “Whip” to Help Build a Widespread Innovation Culture

Idea to Value

The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival establishes a foundation of 10 Key Imperatives intended to help everyone from beginners to seasoned innovators. These 10 simple and practical steps create a structured, repeatable innovation process to Create and Sustain Innovation in order to Innovate and Thrive in an intensely competitive marketplace. A portfolio that reflects shared innovation goals.

Questions & Answers with an Innovation Management Leader from Intel

Qmarkets

Last month we hosted a webinar with Viki Almog-Ayzenberg from Intel on the topic of Scaling Innovation Success. This insight-packed session told the story of Intel’s experience implementing a decentralized approach to innovation across various business units at the company.

Can’t We All Just Get Along? Innovation and Bridging the Generational Divide

Idea to Value

The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival lays out a step-by-step framework of 10 Key Imperatives that an organization must take to achieve profitable business growth through innovation. The recently published Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation , provides practical techniques to break down many of the barriers to innovation in business. Innovation requires more than just idea generation.

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Entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship? What do you think?

The Future Shapers

If you are looking for models on how to manage innovation, I would strongly recommend “ Zone to win “. Because I would maintain that innovation and/or intrapreneurship are crucial for your business survival. Hence “Transforming Legacy Organisations: Turn your Established Business into an Innovation Champion to Win the Future”. The book also starts with the premise that innovation is much more difficult in established organisations than it is in startups.

Growing Strong: How A Dedicated Continuous Improvement Process Can Nurture Corporate Innovation

Qmarkets

Having a method in place to capture, refine, and unleash disruptive new ideas is crucial for any innovation strategy. If we compare innovation management to agriculture, we can see some similarities. Employing A Dedicated Continuous Improvement Process – Why is it so Critical?

35 Ways to Use Idea Management Software to Drive Business Results

The Future Shapers

Process improvement. Every organization has plenty of business processes. These processes were all created for a reason but very few of them are perfect. So, if you’re not sure where to start with idea management, asking your employees how they’d improve the current processes related to their own work is a brilliant way to do that. Just like processes, no product is ever perfect. Idea Management Innovation Management Innovation Process

2 Super Smart Ways to Catalyze Innovative Success

BrainZooming

An article in The Wall Street Journal by Paul Ziobro shares an report on how toy manufacturers, including Mattel and Hasbro, are accelerating their new product innovation processes. Thus, the need to catalyze innovative success by streamlining the steps between ideas and implementation. 2 Super Smart Ways to Catalyze Innovative Success. Online video platforms provide new ways to observe customer behaviors and perceptions beyond formal research studies.

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Succeeding in Zoomworld

InnovationLabs

OUR FORTHCOMING WHITE PAPER, NEW BOOKS, and a NEW ONLINE INNOVATION COURSE. We’ve just published our newest book, THE CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER: The Complete Guide to Your Success. Now we call it all The Innovation Mastery Library, 8 books + 6 workbooks. Plus ….

Non-Profit Innovation: NCARB Brings New Product to Market

Moves the Needle

How The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Used Lean Innovation to Create New Value for Their Customers Take this Case Study with you! The organization reached out to Moves the Needle to expose more of its staff and leadership to an efficient way to develop new ideas using Lean Innovation techniques , and also to identify whether the organization would support this new way of working.

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How Edmunds.com Used Lean Innovation to Make Their Mission a Reality

Moves the Needle

Lean Innovation Case Study: Bringing a New Product to Market Don’t have time to read the whole article? Download this case study to show to your team, colleagues or boss: DOWNload Case Study. But while proven to provide trustworthy ratings, reviews, and vehicle data, consumer feedback showed that the #1 unmet Edmunds.com consumer need was to improve the car-buying process. Want to initiate an innovation transformation at your organization?

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What Hidden Segments Exist In Your Market?

Strategyn

Over the past 25 years, we have conducted hundreds of segmentation studies for companies in dozens of industries and have concluded that the differences in people’s needs do not come from different demographics or psychographics. Innovation Process Innovation Strategy Market SegmentationMarket segmentation is a method that companies use to target unique offerings to groups of customers that will value them.

How Schibsted Media Group Used Empathy and Evidence to Validate New Ideas

Moves the Needle

Schibsted Media Group Case Study Founded in 1839, Schibsted Media Group is a Norwegian media group with operations in 29 countries, the most important being Norway and Sweden. Download this case study to save for your records or to show to your leadership team here: Download Case Study. Download This Case Study. What’s an Innovation Sprint? >>>>Save this case study for future reference. Case Study

Decision making in strategic uncertainty

Innovation 360

What’s the hardest part of commercialising innovative concepts? First, the Innovation Process consists of four phases; Ideation, Selection, Development, and Commercialization. In our global analytic tool and database, InnoSurvey™, we measure the Innovation Capability needed in each an one of this phases. Table with InnoSurvey results showing Selection is perceived as the hardest phase in Innovation Process.

Helping to Build a Culture of Innovation: Utilizing the “Whip”

Robert Brands

Why Your Organization Needs a “Whip” to Help Build a Widespread Innovation Culture. The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival establishes a foundation of 10 Key Imperatives intended to help everyone from beginners to seasoned innovators. Whips are the “innovation enforcers” within an organization. Why is this number so low, especially if top C-level executives say innovation is a top priority?