4 Things to Think About When Creating Your Innovation Roadmap


People discuss financial goals, sustainability goals, profitability targets, customer success metrics, and more, but there are also numerous research & development teams out there who are coordinating their annual innovation strategy who struggle in their process to create a cohesive innovation strategy. Life Cycle Processes challenge change management evaluate goals innovation planning innovation process innovation program processes roadblocks roadmap workflow

Kindling's Roadmap & Transitioning to Spigit


Following up on the announcement of our acquisition by Spigit , we are sharing the Kindling product roadmap and our plans for ongoing support. Kindling’s Product Roadmap. Our beginning-of-March release will improve participant engagement in your innovation program, while the mid-April update will emphasize expert participation. Spigit is an enterprise-grade innovation platform already in use at over 500 enterprises worldwide. Innovation Program

How the Kindling Team Uses Idea Management


When we say "ideas," we don't just mean major new product concepts or earth-shaking strategy innovations—Kindling is useful for managing ideas on any scale and from a huge array of sources. We even have a Customer-Requested Features Category, where customers can contribute directly to our feature pipeline, commenting and voting on the features that are most relevant to them and gaining insight into our roadmap. Features Innovation Program

The Twelve Disciplines of Consistently Innovative Organizations

Legacy Innovation Group

The Twelve Disciplines of Consistently Innovative Organizations. Ever notice that some organizations seem to be far more consistent at delivering new innovation than most? Today we codify these in the form of a formal Innovation Strategy.

Companies betting big on open innovation


“Open innovation is the use of purposive inflows and outflows of knowledge to accelerate internal innovation, and expand the markets for external use of innovation, respectively. The free flow, in and out, of ideas and IP promotes innovative ecosystems.

Spigit Client Awards: And the Winner Is…

Planview Spigit

Every year at Spigit’s annual conference , Ignite, we recognize clients in our innovation community whose programs have achieved remarkable feats. New Program of the Year. The award for Best Employee Engagement looks at clients who have created a robust reward and recognition program, and have increased employee engagement and participation across their innovation campaigns and challenges. New Program of the Year.

Why Is Innovation Important

Planview Spigit

Over the years we have exhausted the term “innovation.” How many times have you heard “innovate or die” or read articles about how to create a culture of innovation? But the question still stands: why is innovation important? The importance of innovation in today’s world of work. Now, you may be thinking, sure, innovation can turn the world upside down, but why is it important to my organization? 5 signs you’re faking innovation. Innovation

Corporate Challenges to Innovation – How Do You Keep It Going


This article is part 6 of a 5 part series, originally started on the Ever Evolving website , where we are taking a deep dive into the 5 common challenges to innovation that an organization faces. They are as passionate about Innovation as we are…which we weren’t sure was even possible.

Crowdsourcing: Bolstering Your Company’s Survival Kit

Planview Spigit

How do you adapt quickly if it’s just one person contributing to the company’s roadmap? Acquisitions aren’t the only way to capture innovation. Capturing innovation from the crowd is now streamlined enough to become a part of any company’s survival kit.”.

Why Innovation Transformation Programmes Fail

The Future Shapers

Those of you who are regular readers of my thought pieces will know that I regularly reinforce the fact that ‘failure’ is a key mindset and component of the innovation equation. So, why do so many corporate innovation transformation programmes fail? If you follow my work, you’ll also know that I talk about ‘innovation’ as an outcome, not a ‘thing’ and that my belief is that the innovation badge can only be bestowed upon us by a competitor or ultimately by customers.

Seven Innovation Fundamentals for Leaders

Gregg Fraley

Innovation Fundamentals for Leaders. Invest in Frameworks, But First, Establish a Culture Where Innovation Thrives. For results, leaders need to foster innovation fundamentals and integrate them into organizational culture. There is no innovation without creativity.

Imaginatik CEO publishes groundbreaking business book


The book is co-authored by Imaginatik CEO Ralph Welborn and UST Global CEO Sajan Pillai and provides global lessons on innovation strategy for forward-thinking business leaders.

How to setup an ‘innovation team’


To become really innovative, your company needs a special culture, a new mindset across all levels, disciplines, and functions. As a leader, you need to introduce and promote a solid innovation framework, which will gradually become part of the normal, day-to-day business.

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Achieving an Innovation Culture


A stepwise approach to achieving an innovation culture. We can safely say the same applies to the importance of culture for innovation performance. A company’s culture can both hinder or encourage innovation, regardless of whether innovation is claimed to be a top priority for the business. We admire companies that are innovative—the Apples and Googles of this world—and would attribute their success to the cultures they cultivate. capabilities innovation