Category: Competitions

Measuring Innovation, Part 3/3: The Growth Innovation Index (GII) - Innovation Excellence

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ISPIM, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management to recognize excellence in innovation management. Here are the 2016 Grand Prize finalists. Continue reading

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3 Acts of Courage (for innovation) - Innovation Excellence

My MBA start-up competition @hultbiz just finished. My best teams were awesome. Every team demonstrated plenty of inspiration and perspiration, but the best teams were willing to do a few very uncomfortable things that the average teams weren’t. Continue reading

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Measuring Innovation, Part 2/3: The Criteria for a Good Innovation Index - Innovation Excellence

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The concept of risk often carries an inherent bias for an established company and for valid reasons.Risk can disrupt a healthy revenue stream, a stable customer base, and upset shareholders who like predictable results. Risk is something you manage. It’s something that you mitigate, not embrace. It’s this mentality that causes companies to invest millions of dollars each year just to avoid risk. Continue reading

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ISPIM Grand Prize 2016 is looking for cases that significantly advance the practice of innovation management in proven application, not theory. The advance should be in how innovation is managed, we are not seeking proposals that describe the actual end output, the what. The deadline for entries is 8th April 2016. Continue reading

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If There’s No Conflict, There’s No Innovation

With Innovation, things aren’t always what they seem. And the culprit for all this confusion is how she goes about her work. Innovation starts with different, and that’s the source of all the turmoil she creates.
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