Best Practices

  • Defining innovation, anyone?

    Mar 30, 2009 | By:

    I attended ProductCamp unconference a few weeks ago here in Boston, and joined a black-boarding session to discuss Innovation from a Product Management perspective. We actually spent more than three-quarters of this session discussing the term innovation, and what it really means, so there are obviously multiple opinions about this topic.

  • Innovation lessons from a stupid bird

    | By:

    Companies that make innovation just another process will likely fail.

  • Will Twitter have an impact on innovation?

    Mar 28, 2009 | By:

    Twitter is a sensation as a social media tool, but its value in corporate innovation has yet to be discovered.

    Twitter design does not lend itself to use in systematic innovation. Team facilitation effects are not leveraged.

    Twitter is too supply side oriented. People are more motivated to act rather than react to an innovation process request.

    Key value in Twitter is not just the commentary, but also the selection of who to follow. Tacit information contained in these selections. Still see no inherent value in systematic innovation process.

  • Strategies for capturing ideas

    Mar 27, 2009 | By:

    How do you keep that great idea from escaping? Here are a few thoughts from the masters.

  • Essential-Drucker-book

    Peter Drucker on the essentials of innovation

    Mar 23, 2009 | By:

    While many articles, white papers and books have been written lately about innovation, Peter Drucker seems to have nailed it decades ago.