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    The Innovator’s Dilemma: Lessons from Kodak

    May 24, 2017 | By: | In: Column & Opinion, Life Cycle Processes

    I guess everyone knows the tragic story of the EastmanKodak Company: founded in the 19th century, dominating the photographic film market during most of the 20th century and finally collapsing into bankruptcy in the early 21st century, shaken by a new technology they had once decisively initiated.

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    Innovation Fitness: Measuring It to Maximize It

    November 14, 2016 | By: | In: Enabling Factors, Strategies

    To gauge the innovation capabilities of an enterprise, it is helpful to apply a systematic method for assessing the quality of, and the relationship between the various and distinct dimensions that drive all functions of the enterprise. As with a sports team, simply having talent does not ensure success. It is the quality of the team work which ultimately elevates or hinders the level of their play.

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    How to Increase your ‘Return on Innovation’?

    November 3, 2016 | By: | In: Strategies

    While the importance of innovation is crystal clear for many organizations, daily execution usually remains challenging. When renewing products, services or business processes, companies often encounter the same obstacles. But what if companies could learn from each other? Can innovation be streamlined by sharing successes and failures? That’s precisely what the first CREAX innovation roundtable was determined to find out. In collaboration with Oracle, we gathered a diverse group of innovation professionals for a lively debate on how to move from theorizing to getting things done. This is what we learned.

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    Launching an Innovation Program: What You Don’t Know

    August 3, 2016 | By: | In: Life Cycle Processes, Strategies

    Although innovation programs are becoming more and more embedded within the enterprise, it is still very common to find organizations that are just starting to experiment with formal, continuous innovation programs. Many IdeaScale clients that come to us are quietly launching pilot programs as proof-of-concept initiatives that will confirm innovation value for senior leadership.

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    What KPIs are Most Common for an Innovation Team?

    July 6, 2016 | By: | In: InnoView, Interviews, Videos

    In this session of InnoView focusing on ‘Rewarding, Recognizing and Recruiting to Drive Innovation Development’ Anthony Ferrier, Innovation Author and CEO of Culturevate, and Shannon Lucas, Director of Innovation at Vodefone Global Enterprise look at how to measure the success of an innovation program. They discuss whether innovation leaders mistakenly rely on counting the number of activities, when what really matters is how these activities generate results that leadership cares about. How can you balance the focus on revenue and maintain the space to explore the next big idea?

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    Are You Focusing on the Right Pilot?

    July 15, 2015 | By: | In: Creative Leadership, Strategies

    Piloting in business innovation means testing an idea effectively. This is not a straightforward process and requires addressing the right questions: What idea should we test? Which aspect of it? How should we go about testing? How should we measure the results? What do we allow these results to mean and what do we do afterwards?

  • 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.

  • Measuring Open Innovation – 3 Key Principles to Improve Your Innovation Measurement Practices– Part 1

    Measuring Open Innovation – 3 Key Principles to Improve Your Innovation Measurement Practices– Part 1

    June 14, 2013 | By: | In: Enabling Factors, Strategies

    Thanks to loads of compelling research studies and best practice cases in open innovation (OI) carried out over the last decade, several companies nowadays begin to embrace and partially apply the new principles and methods OI offers. However, when managing open innovation at the project level, even experienced managers still go blank at the question: how to assess, control, and measure the performance of these activities? In this series of articles, we will address the above issue by discussing a general framework for an open innovation performance measurement system (Part 1). Given this framework, a metricsbased management toolkit will be presented that provides a suite of key performance indicators (KPIs) for a specific set of OI methods that demonstrates the key results of our Open Innovation KPI 2012 Study (Part 2).

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