Why innovation needs management

Exago

Managing innovation is crucial so that valuable ideas are not only generated and recognised, but actually come to life to help overcome business challenges and enhance business performance. The post Why innovation needs management appeared first on Exago.

Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

It is one of the most critical places where innovation application is required and able to be conducted to deliver a sustaining impact in our world. Innovation solutions will provide the energy transition needed, and that is what makes it such a compelling area to focus upon.

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6 key dimensions to assess in an innovation management software

Exago

If you have been given the green light for an innovation management software that will arm you with the right tools for your innovation initiative, these 6 points will help you choose the optimum fit for your organisation.

The Innovation Manager's Summer Reading List 2019

HYPE Innovation

That's why we reached out to a couple of innovation managers asking them which book they would recommend to people working in the same field. The Innovation ManagerIs it just me, or does this also happen to you? Summer after summer it's the same.

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.

Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity

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The success of innovation management is never an accident; it’s a holistic management process with an iterative thought-out planning and execution continuum. The post Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity appeared first on Innovation Management.

3 questions to help you decide if you should invest in an innovation management software

Exago

If you are involved in managing innovation for your organisation and you have been set with the task to make this decision, the first question you should ask yourself is: “Do we really need an innovation management software?”.

Podcast S3E60: Håkan Ozan – Building an ISO standard for innovation management

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Håkan Ozan, who has helped to draft the recent ISO Standard on Innovation Management. Topics covered in today’s episode: 00:01:30 His start with innovation management systems.

Is Lean Management doomed in the age of Innovation?

Exago

It has been 30 years since the term Lean Management – a long-term approach that seeks to achieve incremental process changes to improve efficiency and quality – was first coined. Yet in other circles, Lean Management still seems to be alive and well, with its potential to be fully revealed.

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4 Practices Innovation Managers Should Retire (And 4 to Keep)

HYPE Innovation

Every year, new tools, technologies, practices, and even full-rounded ideologies invade the innovation space. The Innovation Manager

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. Your main point of differentiation is innovation. innovation

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

11 lessons only true innovation managers can teach you

Exago

From them to you, here are the 11 Lessons Learnt by true innovation managers. The post 11 lessons only true innovation managers can teach you appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation collective intelligence employees engagement idea management software initiative-success innovation-results innovation-thoughts innovation-tips purpose

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Tim Kastelle

As reiterated by Tim Kastelle in the previous post , it’s imperative to distinguish discovery from execution when it comes to startup and innovation activities – bearing in mind that both are equally important. Three horizons as distinct playgrounds for innovation intiatives.

How to Manage Early Stage Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Unfortunately, many companies lack a strategic planning process for innovation, or they manage it poorly. Innovation Management Product Innovation R&D Product Portfolio Management product strategy Product vision

Collaborative intelligence and idea management in unusual times

Exago

In fact, this period of remote working is perfect for leveraging the rich collective intelligence of your employees, using an idea management software. The post Collaborative intelligence and idea management in unusual times appeared first on Exago.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 1: Alignment, Management Support, and Sponsorship

HYPE Innovation

Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new. The Innovation Manager

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Learning to Manage Opportunity in the Unknown

Daniel Burrus

We all manage something in our lives. Whether we manage other people, an entire organization, sales or even just ourselves, management is part of our everyday lives and includes careful planning, well-thought-out direction and a sense of control. What Is an Opportunity Manager?

Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together pieces of wisdom from our clients, innovation managers, to truly bring innovation together. The post Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it appeared first on Exago. This is lesson 10.

Profiling the Open Innovation Manager

HYPE Innovation

We talk a lot about, and also to, innovation managers here on the blog. Mike Hatrick (the event moderator) asked the question: who really is the innovation manager? The Innovation ManagerIn fact, we have an entire section dedicated to them.

Innovation Must Be Managed

Tim Kastelle

Someone recently tweeted this about innovation: Perhaps some confusion about “innovation”: if it can be predictably produced/managed, is it truly innovative? This is why time is such an important element in innovation.

Succeeding with Innovation & Transformation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

In this exclusive session, Magnus Penker is revealing his top insights and tools to be used for forming, storming, norming, performing, and creating an evergreen culture that will allow you to stay ahead of the competition.

Innovation Manager

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Innovation Manager (m/w/d). Senior Manager. Wir brauchen MitarbeiterInnen, die den Tanz zwischen Strategie, Querdenken, Prozess, Innovation, Vorbildrolle und Überzeugung durch Umsetzung leichtfüßig aufs Parkett legen. 6 Trends Driving Innovation In The Hotel Industry.

Exago offers innovation management software to fight COVID-19 and adapt to the “new normal”

Exago

Exago is making the Exago Start idea management platform available to NGOs and educational and research institutions to help combat the impacts of COVID-19. The post Exago offers innovation management software to fight COVID-19 and adapt to the “new normal” appeared first on Exago.

Innovation Requires Ambidextrous Management

Innovation Excellence

For quite some time, I've been advocating the idea that successful and sustainable corporate innovation management systems should be based on the following cornerstones.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 5: Evaluation and Recognition

HYPE Innovation

This is the fifth and final part of the broader series on the 10 Rules of Innovation Management. The Innovation Manager 10 Rules of Innovation Management INTRODUCTION.

6 Key Dimensions for Assessing Innovation Management Software

Rallying corporate support to find the best idea management software is enough of a battle on its own - but the process itself doesn't have to be. This guide was created to help you navigate the murky waters of innovation tools, aligning features and functionalities with the goals and requirements of your program.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 4: Communication and Transparency

HYPE Innovation

This is the fourth part of the broader series on "The 10 Rules of Innovation Management." In five publications, I’ll share 10 best practices that should come in handy if you’re managing an online, collaborative innovation management program or thinking about launching one.

Constructing Innovation as Value Management

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation needs to create value, both short-term and progressively over time. Yet our innovation activities are constantly coming up short for the leaders within our organizations, who continue to remain disappointed in its final outcome to stimulate and drive the growth they want to see.

Innovation Management: What Does Success Look Like?

IdeaScale

Success in innovation management is all about exploration.?. While the term innovation isn’t exactly esoteric, it can be hard to pin down. What is innovative and what isn’t? What qualifies as successful innovation management?

5 Reasons Why Middle Management Slows Down Innovation

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Innovative ideas and processes will stagnate without support from middle management. The post 5 Reasons Why Middle Management Slows Down Innovation appeared first on Innovation Management.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

Drive Innovation by Disrupting the Existing Management Norms

InnovationManagement

To stay on top, established organisations need to stimulate innovation. The post Drive Innovation by Disrupting the Existing Management Norms appeared first on Innovation Management.

Managing Expectations in Innovation Management

IdeaScale

However, this can present some challenges for innovation managers. Some concerns we have heard from innovation managers: “I do not want to overpromise what we’re going to do with people’s ideas.”. We can address these concerns head-on by setting and managing expectations.

Keep Innovation Management Simple

Innovation Excellence

Innovation is the lifeblood of business growth. Innovation management is also a process; a means of getting the right product to the right people at the right time. Yet all too often innovation management doesn’t work well.

Inbound Innovation Management

HYPE Innovation

We hear from many innovation professionals that they struggle with their program, often, because the company does not really adopt it. The employees won't share ideas, middle managers are consumed by meeting the quarterly goals, top management sees innovation management as a nice-to-have.

Business Models Changing the Landscape of Growth and Innovation

Speaker: Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President, Innovationedge

Companies these days cannot afford to stand still! Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President of Innovationedge and a visionary business leader, will share best practices of companies who are defining and implementing new business models. These business models are used to create new pathways to value and deliver growth in today’s business climate. She will lead you on a journey through business model basics and describe how companies are taking innovation strategy to the next level while tackling the current challenges of talent management and innovation fatigue.

How to Use Polarity Management to Support Innovation

Tim Kastelle

You Need Both Execution and Innovation to Succeed What are Polarities? This is the metaphor that Barry Johnson uses in his book Polarity Management to illustrate what polarities are: Polarities are interdependent pairs that support a common purpose and one another.

How Change Management and Innovation Intersect

IdeaScale

Innovation by definition means change. Not all change, however, is innovative. Change – whether innovative or not – is inevitable, and the people and companies that regard change as a leverageable asset are the ones that end up better off for pursuing change.

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11 Curated Innovation Management Blogs and Resources

Braineet

Here are 11 top blogs and resources we curated for every innovator to include in his arsenal. Innovation Management

What Is an Innovation Manager – And How Do You Become a Great One?

Innovation Excellence

In the last few months, I’ve had a few readers ask me how they could become an innovation manager, as well as how they could succeed in that role. So, I thought I’d give my take on what an innovation manager actually does, how to become one, and how to be good at the job.

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.