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    Executing on Innovation – The Required Key Ingredients

    December 20, 2016 | By: | In: Enabling Factors, Organization & Culture

    Innovation: We all have seen the biggest, most successful companies talk about it and share their success stories. We have read about it in the latest business journals and magazines. We all want it in our organization but the right recipe with the right ingredients is often elusive. In this article we will share different views and discuss key ingredients required to create, execute, and innovate in your organization.

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    Toward a Coherent and Self-Sustaining Innovation Framework

    December 7, 2015 | By: | In: Organization & Culture

    Innovation leaders today don’t have an easy job. Tasked with bringing Innovation to their organization, they often face a variety of interpretations of innovation throughout the organization, a lack of comprehensive understanding of what innovation really entails, and what it requires to truly embed innovation in a way that it sustains itself.

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    The Growth Accelerator – Managing Innovation Based Growth

    September 1, 2014 | By: | In: Organization & Culture

    Growth is on the top of the management agenda as shareholders simply demand return on invested capital and current business is not delivering it. So what is the best route companies can take to achieve it? How can companies create and accelerate growth? To succeed companies must possess the capabilities and take a systematic approach to go beyond their core business.

  • Measuring Open Innovation – a Metrics-Based Management Toolkit for Successful Innovation Teams – Part 2

    Measuring Open Innovation – a Metrics-Based Management Toolkit for Successful Innovation Teams – Part 2

    March 19, 2014 | By: | In: Strategies

    How to apply metrics to open innovation (OI)? That’s the question we often get from our clients when they start to develop their open innovation capabilities. In order to provide an answer to this critical question, the following article will focus on the key findings of our Open Innovation KPI 2012 study. Based on this study, a metrics-based management toolkit has been developed, which provides the most relevant key performance indicators from the perspective of innovation managers, subject matter experts, and consultants.

  • Seven Steps to Creating a Successful Innovation Framework

    Seven Steps to Creating a Successful Innovation Framework

    January 27, 2014 | By: | In: Organization & Culture

    Heidi Hattendorf, director of Innovation Development, Motorola Solutions takes a deep dive into how you can create an innovation framework at your company that will positively impact your business results and culture. The article describes seven steps that will help you implement an “inside out” approach to innovation at your company.

  • Mastering the Art of Innovation

    Mastering the Art of Innovation

    October 7, 2013 | By: | In: Organization & Culture

    You can hardly scan the Internet or pick up a business magazine without seeing references to innovation. Companies everywhere are emerging from decades of cost reductions and are now focusing on efficiency, while looking for the next breakthrough idea… the next Post-It Note, the Frappucino or even the new Internet.

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    Creating Innovation Value: Four Key Drivers to Success

    January 21, 2013 | By: | In: Strategies

    The ability to increase business value through innovation is a critical success driver for most organizations. The markets that we operate in provide both opportunity and risk from an innovation perspective as they are rapidly changing. This article takes a look at a useful framework; The Innovation Diamond™, that examines the complexity and addresses some of the challenges in product innovation.

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    A New Approach to Manage Disruptive Innovation in an Environment of High Uncertainty

    March 19, 2012 | By: | In: Strategies

    Existing methods for the management of innovation projects have a low probability of success in the development of radical or disruptive innovations. A new spiral approach has been developed that provides the balance of flexibility and control needed for a repeatable and successful approach to disruptive innovation.

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    Tools for Business Model Innovation

    January 31, 2012 | By: | In: Videos

    Entrepreneur and business model innovator Alexander Osterwalder discusses dynamic, yet simple-to-use tools for visualizing, challenging and re-inventing business models. Osterwalder articulates how to use the visual language of his business model canvas framework, and shares stories of how this approach helps organizations of all sizes to better create, deliver and capture value.

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    What’s your Point of View on Challenge Driven Innovation?

    January 26, 2012 | By: | In: Interviews

    Challenge Driven Innovation (CDI) is an innovation framework developed by InnoCentive that accelerates traditional innovation outcomes by leveraging open innovation and crowd sourcing along with defined methodology, process, and tools to help organizations develop and implement actionable solutions to their key problems, opportunities, and challenges. We asked Dr. Frank Ermark, working with innovation portfolio management at Nokia Mobile Phones about his point of view on CDI.

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    Five Dimensions to Conceptualize Your Idea to Make it a Successful Innovation

    January 23, 2012 | By: | In: Life Cycle Processes

    When conceptualizing a new idea, it is essential to direct the thinking to specific dimensions and search answers to certain questions to help evolve the idea from the initial thought through the various stages of innovation. This article suggests a framework for conceptualizing an idea and helps develop an understanding of the dimensions and questions that you need to consider.

  • creating-breakthrough-products-from-hidden-needs

    Why do Most Products Fail? 3 Techniques to Leverage Hidden Needs

    December 13, 2011 | By: | In: Strategies

    Many managers want their organizations to develop breakthrough products and ask their R&D departments to come up with the equivalent of the iPod or iPhone. Unfortunately, the reality is that product failure is more common than success. So what are the reasons for product failure and what steps can companies take to avoid it?

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    Action Plan for Rapid Innovation – Part 2

    June 2, 2011 | By: | In: Strategies

    At Orange, the international mobile and fixed carrier issued from France Telecom, there is a strategy to diversify the services it offers to its users and has set up Orange Vallée as an external entity to drive innovation. Nicolas Bry tells us more about how the system works.

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    An Action Plan for Rapid Innovation

    May 25, 2011 | By: | In: Strategies

    How does a major global corporation go about creating a new innovation capability from scratch? At Orange, the mobile carrier of France Telecom, executives decided to create a separate entity to be their innovation engine. Nicolas Bry played a major role in the new initiative. Here he begins a two part, warts and all, account of the lessons learned.

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