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

The longer we “fiddle,” the harder this transformation will become to manage our growing needs of more energy, from an increasing world population and maintaining aging infrastructure, still reliant on very outdated central energy grid models and only fossil fuel solutions.

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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.

Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity

InnovationManagement

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.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Change management strategy: Phase one

Idea Drop

The post Change management strategy: Phase one appeared first on Idea Drop | Idea Management Software. Innovation Management change management

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.

We Require A Shift of Innovation Management Solution Providers

Paul Hobcraft

Their enterprise software approach is moving the innovation management market in a very positive way, they are connecting it up. We have to demand Innovation Management Software Providers make some bold decisions.

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?”.

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. It’s time to start reimagining management.

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

HYPE Innovation

However, the real changes in how we manage innovation are even more evident when innovation managers gather to share their stories of success and failure at industry events like INNOVATE Bonn , HYPE Innovation's annual customer forum. The Innovation Manager

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.

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

HYPE Innovation

The Innovation Manager“It ought to be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.

The Strategic Management Process

Cascade Strategy

Strategic management refers to how organizations define the business outcomes that they want to achieve, and then how they will utilize their resources to achieve those outcomes. Strategic management covers strategic planning , implementation and strategy iteration.

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.

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 visionProduct concepts are the lifeblood of your company.

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Innovation Manager (m/w/d). Senior Manager. Wir bieten Entrepreneur*innen, Startup Gründer*innen und erfahrenen Manager*innen, die das Interesse daran haben, ihre Fähigkeiten im Innovationsmanagement einzusetzen und weiterzuentwickeln abwechslungsreiche Projekte.

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.

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 purposeTo celebrate 11 years of Exago, we asked our clients to share their nuggets of wisdom.

Knowledge Creation and Management within Organisations

InnovationManagement

This article discusses the types of knowledge within a case organisation and mechanisms to abstract this knowledge to therefore drive innovation within an account management team. The post Knowledge Creation and Management within Organisations appeared first on InnovationManagement.

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 Management: What Does Success Look Like?

IdeaScale

Success in innovation management is all about exploration.?. What qualifies as successful innovation management? Innovation Management: Orienteering. Thus, building an innovation management strategy starts with identifying your company’s goals.

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.

Five Reasons You Need Idea Management Software

IdeaScale

Idea management is about working together.?. Then comes a flood you can barely manage, or a drought as you struggle to get people to weigh in. This is why idea management software is a pressing need for every organization. With idea management, people communicate.?.

Managing With A Soul

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management LeadershipThe truth is that an organization doesn't find its soul by looking inside itself, but by finding its place in the world. Related posts: The Efficiency Paradox. 6 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before. [[ This is a content summary only.

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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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.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.

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.

13 Change Management Experts Share Their Tips

Braden Kelley

Recently my colleague Daniel Lock collected and published points-of-view (POV) from 13 change management experts on implementing fast, dramatic and powerful change.

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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.

How Change Management and Innovation Intersect

IdeaScale

Change isn’t easy, and that’s why the concept of change management exists. Change management is the discipline and commitment that guides change and that ensures those affected accept and apply changes as indicated. The Role of Leadership in Change Management.

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How To Build Data-Informed Products

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Director, iridion

As a product manager, you probably know specific ways to gather data to inform your product decisions, like the ever-popular A/B test. But as they say, you wouldn't put a round peg in a square hole. What about the times when it doesn't make sense to A/B test, because you have too small a sample size? Do you just do it anyway, because your company's product culture requires that you have those numbers? Tim Herbig will share his hands-on approach to working with analytics in agile product management. Tim will discuss the line between being data-informed versus data-driven. The audience will leave with an analysis toolkit filled with the right data tools for every scenario. Data validation won't be an issue again.

How to Manage Remote Distributed Teams – Best Practice Strategies and Tools

Leapfrogging

The challenge is that many managers haven’t actually been trained on what’s needed to lead virtual or distributed work teams. As a result, leaders, managers and employees must quickly figure out how keep their teams up and running, not just by adopting new technology but, even more importantly, through new team norms, collaboration techniques, and business processes. Technology tools allow teams to run real-time meetings, manage projects, and more.

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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. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation idea management software initiative-success innovation management innovation managers innovation-journey innovation-priority innovation-results metrics

Leaning into Change Management

Innovation Excellence

Change management used to refer to the practice of controlling changes to a system, but increasingly the term has come to be used more often to describe the profession and the practice of managing organizational change.

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Inbound Innovation Management

HYPE Innovation

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.

Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.

Idea Management for Millennials

Ideanote

The post Idea Management for Millennials appeared first on Ideanote. Idea Management

Keep Innovation Management Simple

Innovation Excellence

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. Innovation Management R&D Strategy Creativity growth Innovation Management Leadership

Management Participation in Online Idea Challenges

Innovation Excellence

As stated by Jan Martijn Everts in the blog ‘You get what you give’, senior management and sponsorship are important aspects of running successful Idea Challenges. Management support and sponsorship are a necessity for the initiative itself. Innovation Management Idea Challenge

Constructing Innovation as Value Management

Paul Hobcraft

We derive our value management from much of the innovation we are creating but we seemingly can’t get the required attention of the leadership to innovation or attract across the resources and determine the risk profile to achieve the value needed.

Rapid Experimentation at Every Stage of Product Development

Speaker: Tanya Koshy, VP of Product, UserTesting

Experimentation isn't something you do once you have designs or once you’ve built the product; it's important to validate early and often to better understand your customer, their needs, and the market opportunity. Join Tanya Koshy, VP of Product at UserTesting, as she explores how, by using customer feedback at every stage of the product development process, you can better and more quickly iterate on your product ideas. Ultimately, this rapid experimentation during development will enable you to deliver customer value faster.