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.

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?”.

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.

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.

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?

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

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 To Manage Misfits And Not Kill Your Company

Game-Changer

Your job as a leader is to manage “difficult” people in a way that doesn’t kill the company by: Recognizing their strengths. To manage for innovation means you have to hire individual brilliance , value it , and then figure out a way to make it work in a group setting.

Are Your Change Management Processes Well-Oiled?

IdeaScale

Change management focuses on people, and how they move from their current situation to a new one. Change management is a process that plans for and monitors change so that it can pull the reins in when chaos threatens. First, Define What Change Management Means in Your Context.

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Will my manager resent me? 09 4 10 // 19Spigit: 11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Existing Culture Into a Culture of Innovation This is where full lifecycle idea management technologies like Spigit add a. management software, with more than 6 million. 11 Proven Ways to.

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

New Generation Change Management

One2Team

The reality is that the workforce is open to embrace change, but today this willingness is hindered because change is not being managed effectively. Project Management Change Management

A Look at the Idea Management Technology Landscape

IdeaScale

Innovation technology is the answer, and one powerful component of innovation technology is idea management technology. Idea Management Technology Understands Today’s Business Reality. New idea management technology is the key to innovating at the pace of today’s business world demands.

The 7 stages of NPD and how to effectively manage product innovation

Exago

NPD typically comprises 7 stages, from the initial idea through to its introduction on the market, and can be aligned with good idea management practices. The post The 7 stages of NPD and how to effectively manage product innovation appeared first on Exago.

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.

Calculating the ROI for Your Idea Management System Launch

IdeaScale

How is your idea management software performing? This is a particular struggle for innovation departments and committees launching an idea management system, who often need to come up with KPIs and metrics to explain what they’re doing and how it benefits the company.

Five Hurdles to Idea Management and How to Clear Them

IdeaScale

Brainstorming is the beginning of idea management, but only the beginning. To keep the momentum going, idea management needs to clear away hurdles you may unintentionally put in the way. The post Five Hurdles to Idea Management and How to Clear Them appeared first on IdeaScale.

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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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.

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. Tim Herbig will share his hands-on approach to working with analytics in agile product 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.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 2: Catching Ideas With Targeted Campaigns

HYPE Innovation

Welcome back to the 10 Rules of Innovation Management series! If you're new to the series, I'll be sharing 10 best practices to help you manage your online collaborative innovation program or get started if you're thinking about launching one ( subscribe to the series here! ).

Expectation Management: Understanding the “No”

IdeaScale

So if you truly listen, if you can manage expectations and clarify why some ideas progress and some are moved into a “not now” category, you’ll not only save yourself time for the best ideas, but you’ll build trust with your community who will return again the next time they have a new idea.

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

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.

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 3: Seeding and Advocates

HYPE Innovation

This is the third part of the broader series on "Ten Rules of Innovation Management." In five publications, I’ll share 10 best practices that will help you if you’re managing an online, collaborative innovation management program or thinking about launching one. Since the start of this series, I talked about the foundations of an innovation management program here (Rules 1-3) , and about how to request specific ideas through targeted campaigns here (Rule 4).

Idea Management for Millennials

Ideanote

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

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.

Interview with Change Management Review

Braden Kelley

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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.