Category: Innovation Perspectives

Fighting Back! The Culture of Fear and Innovation Assassination - Innovation Excellence

The chances of successful innovation implementation must appear pretty bleak. Even the terms themselves—“innovation assassination” and “culture of fear”—are incredibly ominous-sounding. But fear not, there are ways to fight back against the culture of fear and innovation assassination and come out on top. One practical step an organization can take… Continue reading

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How Mastering CEO-Speak Can Help Lead to Successful Implementation of Your Innovation  - Innovation Excellence

Mater CEO speak is key to selling New Product for internal support Continue reading

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When Art and Science Combines for Innovation - Innovation Excellence

The powerful combination of designing and providing something that pushes our existing knowledge, our boundaries, understanding or expectations — and capturing it in thought, explanation, or detailing the discovery makes up the art and science of innovation. We just need to find even better and consistent ways to combine them continuously. Continue reading

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Innovation and Introduction to TRIZ Theory for New Product Development Process - Innovation Excellence

The TRIZ approach and best practices such as the Stage-Gate Process can greatly benefit each other. These approaches are not rivals, but rather can be used to amplify each other’s successes. Continue reading

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How to Encourage Innovation - Innovation Excellence

“It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception.” – Albert Einstein Continue reading

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Directions of Mobile App Development Trends in 2016  - Innovation Excellence

“Write the code. Change the world.” John Stuart on Apple’s new language “Swift”, enterprise apps, cross-platform tools, IoT and more… Continue reading

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Open hands holding number 2015. Happy New Year.

There were several key (and generally welcome) themes that emerged throughout 2015 within corporate innovation.  These are, in part, driven by the increasing value that corporate and business leadership place on this (still relatively) new competency, the sophistication of practitioners in the field, and the results of seeing what works or fails. It is truly an exciting time to be in this field and to see these changes form across the industry. As always, this list is from a personal perspective, that is perhaps biased by my experience within the field, generally working with established corporate organizations and their leaders. Continue reading

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