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    Overcommitting and Underutilizing Resources is Risky Business

    November 26, 2014 | By: | In: Life Cycle Processes

    Bringing innovative products, methods, and ideas to market requires companies to apply resources to their most promising concepts and that can be expensive, requiring lots of talent, if they want to be fast and first to market. The problem is that most companies overcommit their limited resources by approving more ideas than they execute. They do it because they lack a clear view into their resource capacity.

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    Creating the Optimal R&D Organization

    November 25, 2014 | By: | In: Organization & Culture

    Driven by the need to respond to global hyper-competition and the increasing clock speed of technological change, companies are relying heavily on their R&D functions to accelerate innovation while maintaining tight budgets. However, organizational structures for R&D in large international companies are often sub-optimal and act as a major barrier to performance improvement. In order to successfully optimize R&D’s contribution to business value, companies need to address the three key dimensions of structure, governance and process. From our extensive work with the R&D functions of leading global companies, we have identified eight imperatives to ensure a successful transformation across these dimensions.

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    What Could Possibly Go Wrong With Open Innovation?

    November 24, 2014 | By: | In: Strategies

    Everyone understands the value and promise of open innovation in the business world – from brand awareness and customer engagement through to the search for fresh answers. But, truth be told, most programmes are failing to deliver results because their dynamics are too complex and the processes used are proving inefficient. A lack of relevance is also strongly affecting returns.

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    November 21, 2014 | By: | In: Uncategorized

    We work with professional training providers to provide you with the tools and strategies to generate and implement new ideas, develop sound business models, create innovative products and services, & manage a successful innovation team.

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    November 21, 2014 | By: | In: Uncategorized

    The premier platform for leaders in the innovation service industry to showcase best practice and demonstrate the latest cutting-edge approaches to innovation challenges.

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    November 21, 2014 | By: | In: Uncategorized

    Are you looking for new ways to help your organization and its employees to become more innovative? In our library of 3000+ articles you will find knowledge and inspiration to stimulate innovation culture and capabilities.

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    Working the Crowd – Don’t Get Lost

    November 19, 2014 | By: | In: Organization & Culture

    Utilising crowd led approaches to create value is increasingly familiar in both the literature of business comment and reporting and through our own experience. Crowdassets, as we refer to them, represent a profound and enduring source of innovation and we must adapt and respond to this opportunity. In the fourth of a series of articles focused on Innovation Culture, we are going to provide a more holistic view of the concepts as well as the means to embrace the growing opportunities presented by the crowd empowered ecosystem.

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    The Critical Lead Time to Eruption in Brainstorming Sessions

    November 18, 2014 | By: | In: Life Cycle Processes

    Dr. Stephen Sweid has conducted more than a hundred structured group brainstorming sessions in recent years, as well as many one-to-one discussion sessions as a consultant and trainer. He has observed a number of common patterns related to timing and evolution of the brainstorming process.

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    Scale and Impact: Supercharging The Success of Your Innovation Efforts

    November 17, 2014 | By: | In: Enabling Factors

    How do innovation leaders access additional resources to enhance the scale and impact of their efforts across complex, global organizations?

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    How Your Organization Can Cash-In on the Latest Trends in Innovation

    November 14, 2014 | By: | In: Roundtable Discussion

    Innovation is such a hot topic of discussion that it can be difficult to determine the next initiatives to undertake to grow the maturity of your innovation program. In this enlightening webinar on November 12, 2014 we highlighted several innovation trends to consider implementing today for measurable results tomorrow.

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