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Strategy & Alignment

4 Essential Tips for Better Innovation Performance

Right before January 1st, I felt an (in)explicable urge to “rant” about New Year’s resolutions on LinkedIn. And I had my...

The Knowns and Unknowns of the Front End of Innovation
Methods & Frameworks

The Knowns and Unknowns of the Front End of Innovation

The above quote is from the former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Henry Rumsfeld, who mentioned “unknown unknowns” (Ru...

Executing Collaborative Innovation - The Hamburger Style
Ideation & Collaboration

Executing Collaborative Innovation - The Hamburger Style

Often I read articles or books about top-down vs. bottom-up innovation and why one approach would be better than the oth...

The 10 Most Successful Innovation Blog Posts of 2017
The Innovation Manager

The 10 Most Successful Innovation Blog Posts of 2017

After we have just jumped into 2018, full of new year resolutions and a huge agenda on challenges everyone wants to stan...

How to Use Crowdsourcing for Humanitarian Efforts
Ideation & Collaboration

How to Use Crowdsourcing for Humanitarian Efforts

That old saying - "many hands make light work" - takes on a particular meaning in the world of innovation. Faced with op...

Indispensable Employee Attributes for Successful Innovation in Your Business
People & Culture

Indispensable Employee Attributes for Successful Innovation in Your Business

We all know that old, wooden idea suggestion box that was flamboyantly presented during the Q1 openings but ended up tuc...

Improving your Business Potential for Innovation - Limitations and Criticisms of Design Thinking
Methods & Frameworks

Improving your Business Potential for Innovation - Limitations and Criticisms of Design Thinking

Let me summarize where we are today in Design Thinking. Design Thinking has raised a lot of expectations as well as its ...

How to Keep Your Innovation Processes in Check
Strategy & Alignment

How to Keep Your Innovation Processes in Check

As an innovation manager/leader you likely deal with processes (and process improvements) every day. You know, prioritiz...

Don't Lose Sight of Innovation's Real Purpose by Looking Deeper Into the Portfolio Management System
Strategy & Alignment

Don't Lose Sight of Innovation's Real Purpose by Looking Deeper Into the Portfolio Management System

We have all become totally wrapped up in “Innovation Theatre.” Some have called these song and dance routines, others li...

How 3 Companies Sustained Innovation Success
Strategy & Alignment

How 3 Companies Sustained Innovation Success

  Next time you switch on your TV or computer display, spare a thought for the company who probably produced the liquid ...

Why a Job-To-Be-Done Approach Can Be Crucial for the Success of Your Innovation Program
Methods & Frameworks

Why a Job-To-Be-Done Approach Can Be Crucial for the Success of Your Innovation Program

How often do you get caught up in the numbers game in innovation? You are encouraged to generate lots and lots of ideas,...