Category: Management

The 4 Pillars of a Successful Ideation Program  - Innovation Excellence

We found 10 useful insights that lead to better ideas that impact the bottom line. Those insights are grouped into four main pillars for managing a successful ideation program Continue reading

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Innovation: A Journey of Discovery

Innovation gets defined so many ways that it can be confusing. While there is a repeatable framework for creating new value, the iterative nature of front end discovery work can perplex those who believe that work should be linear. Continue reading

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How to Set Up your Team to be Successful - Innovation Excellence

Setting up your team – and your organization – for success is one of the most important tasks for any leader. Here’s how to do it. Continue reading

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Innovation Relevance - Innovation Excellence

There has to be a bigger purpose and an end game in mind beyond innovation itself. There has to be a bigger reason for being innovative. There is. It’s called relevance. Continue reading

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ACMP Standard Components

Change Management is but one of five keys to sustainable change success, but it is one of the most important. It is also the only one of the five that has its own professional association and working to establish itself as a recognized profession, complete with its own certification. To get to a place where you can have a certification, you must have a collection of shared knowledge. Continue reading

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Around 4% of innovation initiatives achieve their internally defined success criteria. Even worse, only 12% of research and development projects even return their capital cost! Continue reading

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13 Dimensions of Innovation - Innovation Excellence

The Innovation Radar, developed by Mohanbir Sawhney, Robert C. Wolcott, and Inigo Arroniz, provides the initial 12 areas available for business innovation. By adding the business model to the list presents a holistic and comprehensive approach, yielding 13 dimensions an organization can review for innovation.
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