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.

The Best Management Is No Management

Game-Changer

Less management, more leadership. Organizations that still operate by the industrial mindset of command and control, management by threats, and other tactics are all about over managing; which doesn’t breed innovation.

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.

The Seven Best Practices for Enterprise Innovation Management

IdeaScale

The post The Seven Best Practices for Enterprise Innovation Management appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice enterprise innovation management execution focus goals implementation leadership refinement strategyStrong leadership is key to enterprise innovation.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

nable pipelines and applied technology to manage those pipelines. Today you can put a corporate dashboard in place to manage them and tweak the settings to try to boost your results. With the right technology, could you manage this pipeline the way you manage a sales pipeline?

Profiling the Open Innovation Manager

Hype

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.

The Innovation Manager's Reading List

Hype

As an innovation manager, drawing inspiration from those who have walked the ground before you is one of the most important tasks you have. The Innovation ManagerInnovation is about constant learning," Soren Kaplan, author of "The Invisible Advantage" and affiliated professor at the University of Southern California's Center for Effective Organizations, said in a recent Inc. article.

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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Idea Management for Millennials

Ideanote

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

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.

Interview with Change Management Review

Braden Kelley

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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

of Management, to analyze five years of. used Spigit’s idea management software. accepted by management — per thousand. Hundreds of companies now use idea management software to. Properly managed, raw ideas move through. recommend them to management.

Transform Your Business with a Change Success Manager

Braden Kelley

“Stealing the role of customer success manager from the world of SaaS is the key to making your digital transformation efforts a success.”

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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.

Hallo Innovator! Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German

Exago

Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German appeared first on Exago. Blog Exago collective intelligence employees engagement idea management software innovation management software upgradeExago Smart collaborative innovation software can now be used by German speakers in their own language.

The Constant Tension Between Managing Innovation vs. Managing Risk

InnovationManagement

Managing innovation is a big role that puts a lot of weight on the shoulders of management teams. Strategies innovation innovation management risk risk managementDepending on how much a company cultivates an innovative culture and environment, innovative ideas either go through chains of command, or are workshopped in specific departments.

Inbound Innovation Management

Hype

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.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

As one innovation program manager put it: “We needed to engage people more broadly. managers who track it, 31 percent indicated. that must be managed and measured or it will. Here, program managers. sponsors or employee managers. The program manager.

Crisis Manager or Opportunity Manager? You Decide.

Daniel Burrus

We all manage something or other, whether it’s other people, an entire organization, sales or even just ourselves. Managing suggests careful planning, a well-thought-out direction and a sense of control. What if we applied that definition of management to opportunity?

In innovation management, size doesn’t matter… or does it?

Exago

And so there are several barriers that these companies face on their path to good innovation management. The post In innovation management, size doesn’t matter… or does it? Medium enterprises fit right in the middle, between two very different realities. appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights engagement incremental-innovation initiative-success medium enterprises

Four Ways to Manage Creative Employees

InnovationManagement

Often managers make two distinct and completely opposite sets of mistakes when they’re tasked with managing highly creative employees. Organization & Culture creative burnout creative leadership creativity employees individuality leadership manager

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

6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program

is the world’s largest provider of innovation management solutions. Klick, Senior Manager of Worldwide Innovation at Pfizer, put it, “Instead of us as a team of eight transforming the. innovation management solution and partner.

Innovation Requires Dedicated Management

Integrative Innovation

Portfolio management : In order to govern this required innovation balance and the corresponding resource allocation, a portfolio management approach is to be implemented. Managing innovation is no “one size fits all” endeavor.

How to Use Polarity Management to Support Innovation

Tim Kastelle

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. You manage it by getting the benefits of each while appreciating the limits of each.

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? We need innovation management because hard work plus serving people reduce this uncertainty.

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.

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. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.

Planned Change Management: What It Is and Why Innovation Managers Should Care

Hype

The Innovation ManagerWe talk a lot about change here in this blog, and most of it refers to change through innovation.

3 Reasons Healthcare Needs Idea Management

IdeaScale

In fact, an argument could be made that the more radical the change, the greater the potential benefits… However, when it comes to managing change at your healthcare organization, how can we all stay on our toes and make the most of these accelerating changes?

Key Innovation Management Models and Theories

Viima

Innovation management is a diverse topic with many different layers and dimensions. Innovation Innovation ManagementAlthough innovation itself is often seen as an abstract concept, it’s a multidisciplinary field of study and has a number of different models, theories and frameworks.

Sorting Through the Management Tools and Trends

Hype

We all are caught up in handling and understanding different management tools. The numbers are accelerating, and if anything it's adding more confusion to the pile we already have.

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How to Improve Customer Experience in an Era of Choice

manageable, albeit that it takes a change in mindset and process. Spigit’s ideation management software to establish a way to source, rank, and. Spigit brings an ideation management platform that scales across. Spigit’s ideation management platform enables organizations.

Managing Expectations in Innovation Management: Part II

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.

Two Industrial Era Management Beliefs That Kill Innovation

Game-Changer

Innovation Leadership Industrial Revolution managementBeliefs. We all have them.

Conference Wrapup – Change Management 2015

Braden Kelley

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the Association of Change Management Professionals’ (ACMP®) annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, titled appropriately Change Management 2015. The event represented a convening of nearly 1,000 change management professionals from around the globe, … Continue reading → Change agile agile development agile project management change management Conferences events project management

3 Steps to Design Your Innovation Management Program

IdeaScale

This trend has given rise to “ innovation management ,” a term that risks being ignored simply for how wonky it sounds. After all, can “innovation” ever really be managed? The post 3 Steps to Design Your Innovation Management Program appeared first on IdeaScale.

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6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

Intuit’s monthly “customer office hours” provide all employees, from the software engineer to the HR manager to the financial analyst, with the. have a way to sign up, service, and help members manage their mem- berships from their phones.

A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management

Tim Kastelle

This suggests following a dual approach for balanced corporate innovation management. In the following, I will outline a model that attempts to help organizations implement a dual approach to innovation management. Premise 1 : Innovation management follows a balanced portfolio approach.

3 Tactics that Make Innovation Management Easier

IdeaScale

IdeaScale learns from all its best customers, but in our latest interview with Redwood Credit Union we learned three things that make innovation management easier: Pre-Populate Your Campaign. To learn more about Redwood Credit Union’s idea management initiative, download the case study here.

Sorting through our Innovation Management Tools

Paul Hobcraft

We all are caught up in handling and understanding different management tools. There are management tools that have become ‘enshrined’ in organizations and many of the executives become settled on the ones they have bothered to learn or seemingly do the job.

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Managing Too Many Ideas (Idea Overflow)

Ideanote

The post Managing Too Many Ideas (Idea Overflow) appeared first on Ideanote. Idea Management Ideanote idea management idea management platform idea overflow Ideas innovation

How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

No longer do product managers have to wait for project teams to finish their “Send Product Manager data for the spec sheet.”. Before agile approaches took the world by storm, we used Gantt charts and defects to measure project and program progress.