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Tim Woods

During his career, which also included a longer stay at HYPE, Tim has been working in the product development as in the marketing sector. With a background in software development, Tim has worked in the Innovation Management space for over a decade, working on software and services solutions that support the innovation initiatives of some of the worlds largest organisations. Tim is passionate about how software can drive innovation results faster, better and more reliably.

Tim's Posts

People & Culture

Removing the disincentives to innovate

It is common to see on the homepage of innovation management platforms a message from the CEO, or other senior leader in...

How to handle rewards and motivation
Ideation & Collaboration

How to handle rewards and motivation

Rewards are often considered an essential part of idea campaigns, it seems natural to give out prizes to those people wh...

How to get better ideas
Ideation & Collaboration

How to get better ideas

You've got your campaigns up and running, and your communications are working, people are coming to the party. Next your...

Getting communications right for collaborative innovation
The Innovation Manager

Getting communications right for collaborative innovation

There is a famous story - albeit perhaps an urban legend - about the development of a space pen back in the 1960’s. The ...

Using Campaigns to Generate Ideas in Your Company
Ideation & Collaboration

Using Campaigns to Generate Ideas in Your Company

In a recent Booz & Company study it was reported that only 40% of the 1,000 most innovative companies have a structu...

An interview with Hutch Carpenter
The Innovation Manager

An interview with Hutch Carpenter

Hutch Carpenter has been a well known figure in the innovation management space for several years. Earlier in 2014 he jo...

Stimulating Creativity in Enterprise Innovation Platforms - Part 2
Ideation & Collaboration

Stimulating Creativity in Enterprise Innovation Platforms - Part 2

In a previous post we looked at the importance of seed ideas, thinking in the future state, and ten tips for stimulating...

Fostering Hubs of Creativity: Big Cities and Online Communities
Ideation & Collaboration

Fostering Hubs of Creativity: Big Cities and Online Communities

The Winter 2014 special edition of Scientific American Mind is a treasure trove of insights on creativity. From why crea...

What the Booz & Company Global Innovation 1000 study tells us
Strategy & Alignment

What the Booz & Company Global Innovation 1000 study tells us

For those involved in the collaborative innovation space, the 2013 annual analysis of R&D spending by Booz & Com...

Taming the complexity of innovation management
Trends & Future Thinking

Taming the complexity of innovation management

Is business and innovation more complex now than ever before? Probably not. But it certainly feels like it. What is diff...