Category: Leadership & Infrastructure

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There is change beginning to emerge around the growing interest in innovation management software from the bigger Enterprise integrators. In particular I have become more aware of the advances taking place in managing innovation from SAP Continue reading

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Blueprint

What is the best way to organize a company’s resources for radical innovation? One thing is clear: it requires a distinctly different approach – as well as different organizational structures – compared to incremental innovation. Continue reading

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Gate

A gate review process, when well implemented, allows leadership to evaluate projects from a business perspective at critical junctures, leaving day-to-day project execution to accountable project teams. Continue reading

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What’s your next “luxury problem”? Consider this: Your competitor’s new product or service spells far more reason for celebration than for regret. Continue reading

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We’re leading an Innovation Excellence Research study to evaluate whether and how employee engagement increases the efficiency of innovation programs. The research aim is to answer three key questions… Continue reading

Posted in Build Capability, Culture & Values, Innovation, Leadership & Infrastructure, People & Skills, Processes & Tools, Research, Survey | 2 Comments

People who need jobs done and people looking to earn extra money can find each other without anyone in the middle. The result is a cheaper, more streamlined process and a new era of talent. Those same forces are now about to disrupt highly paid consultants as well. Continue reading

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Recently, a client of ours asked us to recommend a structure to integrate design competency into their organization. We performed a quick audit of existing structures. From this audit, we developed this graphic that associates structural integration to role of design and impact to business. Continue reading

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