Jan 11, 2012 | By: Chuck Frey
CollaborativeInnovation.org is conducting a new survey to help it understand how companies are using collaboration to help drive innovation. Please participate.
Jan 19, 2011 | By: InnovationTools.com
As the publisher of the world’s largest and most trusted innovation portal site, it’s critical that I accurately understand your changing needs. Therefore, could you please take a moment to tell me about the most challenging issues you face in your job as a manager or leader of innovation in your organization?
Jul 20, 2010 | By: InnovationTools.com
The SmartStorming creativity consulting firm recently conducted a survey in which they asked their network of contacts which ideation techniques they are aware of, which ones they use in brainstorms and what they think about them. The results are surprising.
May 18, 2010 | By: InnovationTools.com
A recent story in BusinessWeek identified several themes discussed on Innovationtools.com and other innovation sources when it that wrote many CEOs are moving their focus toward creativity as a core competence. But what does this mean, and how hard is this transition likely to be?
Apr 12, 2010 | By: InnovationTools.com
Researchers from Case Western Reserve and Temple University conducted an analysis of how innovations are created among multiple parties within a project at the Frank O. Gehry architecture firm. What they discovered is that networks of people and communities of interest are remarkably adept at creating innovations through an iterative process.
Mar 31, 2010 | By: InnovationTools.com
According to research cited in the current issue of the Strategic Management Journal, whether CEOs have positive or negative outlooks has a big impact on the strategic alternatives they are willing to consider. And that has a big potential implications for how they view innovation.
Mar 10, 2010 | By: InnovationTools.com
During February 2010, InnovationTools.com conducted a brief survey of innovation practitioners to measure the current climate for innovation. It asked respondents to quantify the changes in their organization’s innovation climate and funding since the global recession hit, and about the specific strategies they’re utilizing to help to keep innovation alive in their firms. Here’s an executive summary of the results.
Feb 02, 2010 | By: InnovationTools.com
Last February, I conducted InnovationTools’ first ever Innovation Climate Survey. It’s now time to see how things have changed for you and your company.
Dec 04, 2009 | By: InnovationTools.com
According to a recent survey of 65 senior executives of global companies, the large majority of firms are looking for innovation to drive growth. But they’re not necessarily looking for the next great product or product feature. Instead, companies are putting greater focus on business models that create value for customers in new ways.
Jun 30, 2009 | By: InnovationTools.com
Booz and Co. has been conducting brand research for many years, and they are finding that most consumer brands are not creating value. Where brands ARE creating value is when consumer experience has been greatly enhanced. This combines two major areas of innovation focus (brands and user experience) and requires deep analysis and understanding by a company
Apr 21, 2009 | By: InnovationTools.com
Boston Consulting Group recently released the findings of its latest innovation survey, entitled Measuring Innovation 2009: The Need for Action, and it contains some intriguing findings.
Apr 07, 2009 | By: InnovationTools.com
Earlier this week, I published the results of my first-ever Innovation Climate Survey, which asked innovation practitioners to quantify the changes in their organization’s innovation climate and funding since the global recession hit, and about the specific strategies they’re utilizing to help to keep innovation alive in their firms. The results were surprising.