Optimism in Innovation, Thinking About Risk Differently

Paul Hobcraft

For me, there is never enough talked about innovation risk. Innovation is held back so often because the quantification of risk cannot fit into an organization’s current assessment and measurements of risk. Innovation risk leaves many executives very uncomfortable.

Ring Fencing Constrains Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

It is the very act of ‘ring-fencing’ we have constrained innovation. Innovation remains separate for the clear majority of our companies even today as it is full of unknowns and question marks. Top executives just do not like the sound of this, so they seek to ring-fence innovation.

So Where Is Innovation Heading?

Paul Hobcraft

I have written a fair amount about the new innovation era, offering a view on its future design. One that is jumping to a fresh cycle of innovative design. To achieve this innovation has gone digital, pure and simple. So the need to innovate comes from digital as the source.

Learning a new innovation language

Paul Hobcraft

We all in the middle of a re-orientation of our ways to undertake innovation as a process and in its design. We are building our innovation in new collaborations and diverse networks of expertise and understanding. So are you learning a new innovation language?

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.

Innovation cannot expand without the 4th Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

It is equally holding a new form of innovation back, one that is highly collaborative where partners come together to work on more complex problems. Innovation is one powerful catalyst ripe for leveraging in this 4th Industrial Revolution.

My 5 S for future Innovation: Smart, Stacks, Scale, Storage, and Software

Paul Hobcraft

Technology is radically altering our need for innovation. We see increasingly innovation is feeding off the “ digital response rate ” Connecting technology and innovation is altering how we should re-access organizations ability to build out.

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.

A really worthwhile report on Innovation not to be missed from Innovation Leader.

Paul Hobcraft

The report provides insights from 270 innovation, R&D and strategy executives and considerable work on structuring the conclusions in highly thoughtful and valuable ways to the reader. Creating Strategic Alignment, 2.Funding Innovation, 3 Delivering Impact and 4 Moving forward.

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The Ultimate Corporate Innovation Playbook

Rocketspace

In order to maintain a competitive edge, organizations must consider applying emerging technologies and innovative, novel solutions into their company. Working With Startups Corporate-Startup Partnerships Corporate Innovation Innovation

The Innovation Sophistication Index

Destination Innovation

How can you assess how innovative your business is? The Innovation Sophistication Index is a list of just 24 statements. This is the Launch phase where the need for innovation is recognised but not much has been achieved so far. You are among the sophisticated innovation elite.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

INNOVATION A RIGOROUS, QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF. CORPORATE INNOVATION CULTURES Is there a best way for companies to innovate successfully? innovation practices at these companies. opportunity to treat innovation as a. ideas into innovations that make a difference.

What goes around, comes around, in Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

I was catching up with my collaborate and sparring partner on “all things innovating”, Jeffrey Phillips and within our recent conversation, some of our discussions sort of triggered a reflection back to some fundamental work we undertook some years back.

Top Firms Driving Corporate Innovation

Rocketspace

Where can organizations turn when they want to know how to remain competitive in their respective industries, even when they have limited expertise in innovation? Corporate Innovation Innovation

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.

When Expertise Kills Innovation

Game-Changer

In terms of innovation, expertise leads to incrementalism; or sustaining innovation. Innovation has many enemies , expertise is one of them. They want to give answers, but innovation requires new questions. entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership

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.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

INNOVATION. REPORT Methodology Spigit’s 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report. innovation program for over three years, and 36 percent. innovation by looking at programs established for three. practice of crowdsourced innovation. strategically innovate?

Innovation is…

Game-Changer

Innovation is a better future delivered. I like this list by Tom Peters, which Vala Afshar shared, on what innovation is. The big one for me, which scares most everyone, is: If you know where you’re heading, you’re not innovating. Innovation is: 1. Innovation

CEO to CEO: Tips for Corporate Innovation Success

Rocketspace

Are you a CEO of a corporation that is looking to innovate to remain relevant in today’s market? Here are some tips on how to successfully achieve innovation in your corporation from RocketSpace’s CEO, Duncan Logan, who sits in the middle of corporate innovation every day.

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How Corporate Innovators Master Startup Outreach

Rocketspace

How does a corporate innovator approach startup sourcing and startup outreach? How does a corporation direct an innovation campaign to properly align with the technology startup ecosystem? Working With Startups Corporate-Startup Partnerships Leadership Corporate Innovation Innovation

Every Company Needs an Innovation Coach

Braden Kelley

Innovation is not a solo activity. While the rare lone genius may be able to invent something on their own (although still always inspired by others), nobody can innovate by themselves. Innovation by its very nature, requires collaboration.

6 Ways to Build a Successful Innovation Program

Learn how forward-thinking leaders use crowdsourcing to impact their company’s bottom line through methods such as creating a culture of innovation

The 7 (+1) things you have to do to succeed as an Innovation Director

Exago

As companies fight to stay ahead of the innovation curve, the role of the Innovation Director is developing and growing in significance. Regardless, their goal is the same: to help propel and direct innovation within their organisation.

So I keep asking myself “What is the role of social media in innovation?”

Paul Hobcraft

To be honest I am struggling with social media in innovation, struggling to get my head around it for my business, for me for a long time. My daily bread is innovation. I focus 100% on innovation- I research, I advise, I coach, I mentor, I consult around it.

An Innovation Lexicon

IdeaScale

Innovation means different things to different people. Sometimes it’s hard to have a good conversation about innovation, because people understand the concept in very different ways. The way we think about innovation has changed over time. In all cases innovation is change.

The chance to think differently about Ecosystems for Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Thinking about ecosystems certainly allows us to go out of our normal scope of invention, innovation and being creative. It allows you to search and build on others specialization that “greater” innovation. Measuring innovation in ecosystems has real differences.

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 Ultimate Corporate Innovation Playbook

Rocketspace

In order to maintain a competitive edge, organizations must consider applying emerging technologies and innovative, novel solutions into their company. Working With Startups Corporate-Startup Partnerships Corporate Innovation Innovation

Jumping to a fresh cycle of innovation design

Paul Hobcraft

I have argued in the past that innovation management needs to radically adjust and needs to be designed differently, it needs to be highly adaptive. The need to have a new cycle of innovative design. We go and simply ‘grab them’ to fit the innovation we are working upon.

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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.

The 15 Enemies of Innovation

Game-Changer

When I put my consultant hat on I have a very easy way to detect whether or not your company is committed to innovation, and whether or not it will: the way you lead and prioritize. You see, leadership is another code word for innovation. Subtract to innovate.

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.

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.

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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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Top Firms Driving Corporate Innovation

Rocketspace

Where can organizations turn when they want to know how to remain competitive in their respective industries, even when they have limited expertise in innovation? Corporate Innovation 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.

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.

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.

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.

Seven Verbs which Define Great Leaders of Innovation

Destination Innovation

Leaders of innovation have a bias for action. Innovative leaders welcome risk – it is part of the game. These innovators are open to discuss and consider different options. In this case the leader of innovation is big enough to say, ‘I admit I got that one wrong.’

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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.

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.