A New Integrated Innovation Engagement System

Paul Hobcraft

I have written extensively, certainly over the past eighteen months, about our need to take innovation into a new era, designed for today and tomorrow’s “fit for purpose” Below you will see my view of how I see this sketched out, as my suggested concept outline.

Connecting Innovation is the New Order of Play

Paul Hobcraft

There is a lot of change occurring in our innovation abilities. We are seeing profound shifts that technology and digital transformation are bringing us to deliver innovate differently. What is radically changing how we innovate? We need to embrace a different innovation order.

The new ROI for digital innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation has had a bigger brother moving into the house next door; Digital Technology and between them, they have been busily knocking the walls down, to share the future going forward. Data specific, technology driven, innovation invigorating.

Participation leads to Innovation

Destination Innovation

Spigit is a leading innovation management software company. They recently published a research paper entitled ‘Quantifying a Culture of Innovation.’ They found that four factors were particularly important for success with innovation and growth.

The Leadership of Open Innovation

Speaker: Paul Sloane, Director, Destination Innovation

Paul Sloane is a well-known author and speaker on open innovation. In this on-demand recorded session, Paul will takes through the breadth of what open innovation can be for organizations and the value it can bring. Who is using Open Innovation?

Reducing the friction around innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Well, I also believe these apply equally as innovation frictions. So I decided to builds out of their friction analysis, building on the thoughts offered in the report, adding the innovation perspective. The frictions hold true for innovators to resolve.

Building an Innovation and Insights Group from Scratch

Braden Kelley

Many of you reading this have created or operated innovation or insights programs for organizations of a variety of sizes, or are curious about how to go about it.

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Innovation Is Combination

Digital Tonto

If you want to innovate, don’t sit around waiting for a great epiphany, look for what you can combine to create something truly new and powerful. Related posts: An Innovation Roadmap. Innovation Is. [[ This is a content summary only. All Posts Technology Innovation

Business Needs Innovation Ecosystems

Paul Hobcraft

I certainly believe the ecosystem approach will increasingly become the main value-producing stream for innovation delivery. Why not take a look, it is building in its diversity of understanding, exploring this fascinating area of platforms and ecosystems and what this means for innovation.

Building A Collaborative Innovation Playbook

Speaker: Greg Satell, Innovation Advisor, Speaker and Author

For his upcoming book, Mapping Innovation, Greg Satell has researched how people and organizations successfully innovate. In this session, you will learn: The 6 steps you can use to build an innovation playbook that works for your organization.

The Essential Connection Between Strategy and Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Most organizations are seeking solutions to the necessary connections between Strategy and Innovation. Often it is within the strategies that should be outlined, lies the potential new spaces to play for innovation’s design. Strategic intent informs innovation.

Why I have a problem with the Global Innovation Index

Idea to Value

INSEAD Business School, along with Cornell University and the World Intellectual Property Organisation have just released their analysis of the world’s most innovative countries for 2016. Top 10 Most Innovative Countries 2016, GII 2016. Innovation Outputs.

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2016’s best innovation blog articles, from the top influential innovation bloggers

Idea to Value

This is especially true in the field of innovation management, which are so broad that it would be impossible to highlight every diverse opinion on how to approach the subject. Ralph-Christian Ohr: Key Innovation Issues for 2016 and Beyond. Greg Satell: The 9 Rules Of Innovation.

If You Want to Be Innovative, Innovate

Tim Kastelle

Too many people want to make their organisations more innovative without going through the pain of actually changing anything. It’s the same with innovation. If you want to be innovative, it is simple: innovate. To be innovative, you have to innovate.

Innovation Needs Communication

Digital Tonto

Increasingly, we live in a social economy with collaboration at its center Related posts: How Communication Drives Innovation. How Innovation Really Happens. All Posts Management Communication Innovation

A Strategic Approach to Open Innovation

Speaker: Jeffrey Phillips, Senior Consultant, OVO Innovation

In this session, we’ll examine the critical questions you should ask as you establish an open innovation framework: which technologies or ideas? In this session, you will learn: How to link innovation, especially open innovation, to corporate goals and strategies.

Innovation Needs Exploration

Digital Tonto

Related posts: We Need To Accelerate Innovation—Here’s How: A New Era Of Innovation. Innovation Needs To Shift From Disrupting Markets To. [[ This is a content summary only. All Posts Management Genomics Innovation Stanley McChrystal Vannevar Bush

Relating to the New Innovation Era

Paul Hobcraft

I firmly believe we are on the cusp of a new innovation era. When you step back and recognize all the different advancements we have making in designing tools and frameworks, in understanding innovation, it holds promise. Each of us has a part to play in innovation.

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The future innovation core lies at the edge.

Paul Hobcraft

I continue to read and explore as much of the thought leadership on innovation, it continually points to a change in how we approach innovation. We need to push well beyond our existing core of innovation understanding, we actually need a new innovation institutional design.

What’s Your Innovation Story?

Braden Kelley

Many, but not all, innovations involve some kind of technology, and start as an invention. Many of these technology-based inventions that may eventually become innovations are created by startups, but many are created inside large companies as well. In both … Continue reading → Innovation marketing communications Storytelling success The Nine Innovation Roles Value Access Value Creation Value Translation

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

Chapter 1 So You Want to Be a Disruptive Innovator? Chapter 3 Be Intentional with Your Innovation Intent.25 Chapter 8 assess Your Innovation Culture.97 discussions haven’t explicitly linked culture directly to innovation and business. innovation in other companies.

Advancing My Applied Innovation Thinking

Paul Hobcraft

I wrote a post “ Needing to Think Applied Innovation Services ” recently, it was extending my view that innovation needs to change. We need to think of innovation in different ways, we need to automate it and in addition augment it.

Why We Are Entering A New Innovation Era.

Paul Hobcraft

I wrote this recently in a post entitled “ Bringing New Innovation is Stretching the Mind “ It opened with this view: “There is a profound shift taking place, relating to innovation. Developing a new framework for risk and innovation.

Here’s Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail

Digital Tonto

Related posts: There Is No One True Path To Innovation. Apple’s Innovation. [[ This is a content summary only. All Posts Management Innovation Innovation Matrix Leadership StrategyMany organizations get stuck because they end up locking themselves into a single strategy.

Innovation has a hard job to align

Paul Hobcraft

We need to recognize that innovation is one of the hardest things to align to strategy. We keep asking a lot of innovators but consistently restrain them or starve them of essential resources, at the critical times they need them. Yet strategy and innovation have much in common.

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Models, Strategies and Tactics for Accelerating Innovation through Collaboration Outside the Organization

Speaker: Paul Campbell, VP of Innovation, Schneider Electric

We are excited to have Paul Campbell, an expert in corporate entrepreneurship with tenure at industry-leading companies, covering some of the strategies and tactics he has repeatedly used to transform corporate innovation programs.

Innovation Leader Profile Survey


What does an innovation leader look like ? She invited me to fill out a survey which will help her identify unique innovation leader profiles. Innovation LeadershipWhat are her / his traits, attitudes and behaviors ?

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Building upon the four essential pillars for innovation

Paul Hobcraft

It is always welcome to read a thoughtful article that reminds me, no, it actually inspires me, by reinforcing my own belief that innovation is progressing, even if this is sometimes frustratingly slow. So the article “ Want to Win at Business Model Innovation?

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15 most important Innovation Theories your company should be using

Idea to Value

Every company says that innovation is important, and that they value the ideas of their people. Yet the problem lies in the fact that so few established companies actually know how to go about getting value out of their innovation ambitions, let alone turning it into profit.

Get Social with Your Innovation

Braden Kelley

If your organization is struggling to sustain its innovation efforts, then I hope you will do the following things. Find the purpose and passion that everyone can rally around.

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Three Keys to Accelerating Innovation through Connecting and Collaborating Outside your Organization

Speaker: Gordon Vala-Webb, Author, Speaker and Consultant, Building Smarter Organizations

From his upcoming book, Building Smarter Organizations, Gordon will do a deep dive into why connecting and collaborating with those outside your organization will accelerate innovation - and the three keys to success: open mindset, fast-flow communications, and accelerated decision-making.

Setting yourself apart through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Breaking News : “ Over the past 15 years, a portfolio of stocks based on the Innovation Leaders analysis has repeatedly outperformed all major indexes. It tells a very powerful message, one of investing in innovation seriously and in sustaining levels, you can grow well above others.

Needing To Think Applied Innovation Services

Paul Hobcraft

We can simply go on and on in the many ways we have evolved our problem-solving techniques or methodologies, as those help the innovation and discovery process; incremental, piecemeal and experimental. We have never ‘cracked’ the full innovation management system.

Reflecting on our innovation practices

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation has been rapidly changing and much of its basics have been swallowed up by some newly defining frameworks that have raced up to the top of the innovation agenda. The excitement of ‘breaking innovation’ is in the pioneering, experimenting, discovering, sharing and exchanging.

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4 Skills That All Great Innovators Share

Digital Tonto

Great innovators aren’t prima donnas or glory seekers. Related posts: Truly Great Innovators Do These 4 Things. The Most Important Thing That Great Innovators Do. [[ This is a content summary only. All Posts Management Innovation

Creating a Culture of Innovation — Validating Success with Numbers

INNOVATION — Validating. culture of innovation can seem daunting for most, but. Developing a culture of innovation internally leads to. Plenty of companies try to build a culture of innovation, their success isn’t for a lack of trying. Most innovative ideas come from.

How the best Human Resource leaders make the most of innovation management


With innovation management capturing rising interest from human resource managers and directors, Exago’s team took part in the Expo’RH2018 in Estoril, Portugal, to discuss the latest news and trends in the sector. The post How the best Human Resource leaders make the most of innovation management appeared first on Exago.

What is your level of Innovation Maturity?

Braden Kelley

Introduction When it comes to innovation, no two companies are likely to be pursuing innovation in the same way, and they are also likely to be at different stages of innovation maturity.

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Future Innovation demands a different approach

Paul Hobcraft

I certainly believe we are in need of a fresh approach to innovation. The framing of the innovation potential has to be altered. Innovation seems to be trapped in the past, we need a new framing to break it out and make it more dynamic and adaptive to meeting constantly changing needs.

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Innovation Isn’t About What You Know, But What You Don’t

Digital Tonto

Innovation, necessarily, is about the future, but all we can really know is about the past and some of the present Related posts: Crappy Innovation. Apple’s Innovation Problem. All Posts Management Innovation

2017 Business Innovation Report

ACCELERATE INNOVATION THE 2017 BUSINESS INNOVATION REPORT © 2017 Spigit Corp. SPIGIT 2017 BUSINESS INNOVATION REPORT Version V07 eBook – 050817 In 2017, innovation is more important than ever. Disruption—the force that both fuels and rises out of innovation—continues to.