innovation strategy

  • Live Web Event: Are You Ready For The New Readiness Assessment Tool?

    Live Web Event: Are You Ready For The new Readiness Assessment Tool?

    February 24, 2014 | By: | In: Channel One Invitations

    Learn how to use the New Readiness Assessment Tool from EY to be able to create a common understanding of what holistic innovation management means; to structure, analyze, and measure the innovation potential of a firm, identify areas of improvement, and ultimately to design and implement recommendations tailored to the unique position of the firm. Join us on March 20th to learn more and to hear the expert panel share their experiences and a real life case study.

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    Promoting your Enterprise Innovation Program – Strategies, Tactics, Actions

    December 7, 2013 | By: | In: IM Channel One, Roundtable Discussion

    One of the most crucial elements to success is the communication and promotion strategy of an innovation initiative. This is not only important during its launch, but throughout the lifetime of the program. Not paying enough attention to this topic from the beginning is likely to result in low participation and poor results. In this IM Channel One webinar learn more about how to promote an innovation program effectively to raise awareness and get sustainable engagement.

  • Live Web Event: Promoting your Enterprise Innovation Program - Strategies, Tactics, Actions

    Live Web Event: Promoting your Enterprise Innovation Program – Strategies, Tactics, Actions

    November 6, 2013 | By: | In: Channel One Invitations

    One of the most crucial elements to success is the communication and promotion strategy of an innovation initiative. This is not only important during its launch, but throughout the lifetime of the program. Not paying enough attention to this topic from the beginning is likely to result in low participation and poor results. Join us on December 4th for the IM Channel One live webcast and learn more about how to promote an innovation program effectively to raise awareness and get sustainable engagement.

  • Innovation and Culture – Two Halves of the Same Coin

    Innovation and Culture – Two Halves of the Same Coin

    October 31, 2013 | By: | In: Organization & Culture

    There would be few organisations that did not cite innovation as a desirable quality in their workforce, whether as part of the whole organisational culture, or critical in one area. Over the past five years, with businesses being buffeted by economic storms, finding sources of innovation can be the difference between success and failure.

  • Watch the recorded webcast: Best Practices for the Front End

    Best Practices for the Front End: Igniting Ideation and Powering Prioritization

    September 27, 2013 | By: | In: Ask the Expert Q&A, IM Channel One

    Product organizations often fill their pipelines with more ideas than their budget and resources can handle because they lack the means to identify and prioritize the winning ideas. The result is that most organizations have too many projects for their resources and miss opportunities to develop the products that will gain them market share. In this IM Channel One Ask the Expert Q&A hosted by Planview, the experts discussed how organizations should assess which products are market-worthy, and how to prioritize them to justify resource allocation is critical to the product organization’s success.

  • Busting the Myths about Innovation Management Software

    Busting the Myths about Innovation Management Software

    September 23, 2013 | By: | In: Organization & Culture

    Why is business innovation such a mystery? I think too many CEOs sign off on large R&D budgets and then cross their fingers and hope to see some real innovation come out of the black box. Why does innovation stand in such stark contrast from other facets of business that are managed and improved? Why don’t we apply proven management techniques such as lean and six sigma to innovation?

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    Mastering the Innovation Process

    September 13, 2013 | By: | In: Serialized Books, The Innovation Master Plan

    The innovation system described in The Innovation Master Plan provides a comprehensive approach to a difficult, challenging, and significant problem for organizations, the problem of how to manage innovation in the face of excruciating change.

  • PharmaX, the CEO’s Dilemma and Open Innovation – Part 1

    PharmaX, the CEO’s Dilemma and Open Innovation – Part 1

    September 10, 2013 | By: | In: Strategies

    We are on the executive floor of the imaginary pharmaceutical company PharmaX, it is Q3 and the top management is preparing for the annual innovation review. The year has been tough with revenue being hit by generic competition as their major products come off patent, but then it has been difficult for all the industry. This is the first article in a series of three. Parts 2 & 3 will be published in the next 2 weeks.

  • Your Consumer and the Innovation Equation – Why They May Not Be Involved Enough

    Your Consumer and the Innovation Equation – Why They May Not Be Involved Enough

    August 26, 2013 | By: | In: Strategies

    Identifying (let alone creating) a new innovation that will dramatically grow your business is difficult. Line extensions and product / package refreshes will keep the business moving forward and engaged with consumers. But what about the breakthrough innovation that executives are expecting? Transformational innovation requires significant investment, risk taking, and preparation which can be a challenge to coordinate.

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    Being the Chief Innovation Officer. Amy Radin, one of America’s first Chief Innovation Officers, Shares the Lessons

    August 13, 2013 | By: | In: Enabling Factors

    Amy Radin became one of America’s first Chief Innovation Officers when Citigroup appointed her to the role in 2005. She is currently Chief Innovation officer at E*Trade Financial, the leading online discount stock brokerage. Amy talks to Innovation Management about what it takes to be a head up on innovation in a major corporation.

  • Negotiating Win-Win Strategic Innovation Partnerships

    Negotiating Win-Win Strategic Innovation Partnerships

    August 5, 2013 | By: | In: Strategies

    Recognizing that every collaborative endeavor is unique and should be evaluated on its own merits, companies must do their homework before starting to work together. Successful innovation collaborations start with a clear understanding of how each company wants to benefit from the partnership, and how they will work toward a win-win outcome. This article highlights matters to be considered and memorialized in this formative stage of a partnership.

  • Risks of Incremental, Differential, Radical, and Breakthrough Innovation Projects

    Risks of Incremental, Differential, Radical, and Breakthrough Innovation Projects

    July 29, 2013 | By: | In: Enabling Factors

    From incremental to breakthrough innovation projects, managers need to handle different activities and with them dissimilar venues of risks. In this article the internal, external and hidden risks of incremental, differential, radical, and breakthrough innovation projects are identified and ranked accordingly. In addition, for every category a general innovation eco-system has been analyzed.

  • Why Product Lifecycle Management Should Be On Every Executive’s Agenda!

    Why Product Lifecycle Management Should Be On Every Executive’s Agenda!

    July 5, 2013 | By: | In: Life Cycle Processes

    Product lifecycle management (PLM) initiatives often miss their true potential and make projects unnecessarily costly. Not understanding how to optimize these investments can have long-term effects on both the top and bottom line, while companies that realize how to use PLM as a competitive weapon can capture significant market advantages. In this article we give you insights into how to take an approach that addresses the true potential of a PLM investment.

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    How to Create Products that Your Customers Will Love

    June 20, 2013 | By: | In: Strategies

    How to create innovations that customers do not expect, but that they eventually love? How to create products and services, which are so distinct from those that dominate the market and so inevitable that make people passionate? A major finding has characterized management literature in the past decades: that radical innovation, albeit risky, is one of the major sources of long-term competitive advantage. But is that really the case? Read more in this article by Roberto Verganti, Professor of Management of Innovation and author of the book “Design-Driven Innovation.

  • White Space Mapping – Seeing the Future Beyond the Core

    White Space Mapping – Seeing the Future Beyond the Core

    June 13, 2013 | By: | In: Strategies

    In the world of hyper-innovation every company needs to address the unknown. Idris Mootee of Idea Couture takes a look at white space mapping, a tool for overcoming your fears.

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