Category: Processes & Tools

A series of personal innovation stories from a new book by Luis Solis, “Innovation Alchemists: what every CEO needs to know to hire the right Chief Innovation Officer”. Today’s essay on PERSONAL DISCIPLINES comes from Edward Boze, President and Founder at CrowdPowered 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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Jeff Bezos, always had the spirit of lean management, since the day that he created Amazon. Amazon is a natural place to see lean principles at work. Continue reading

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To Innovate or Not to Innovate - Now That

Hamlet’s line “To be or not to be…” is one of Shakespeare’s most famous. And he did write quite a few good ones. Hamlet’s concern is a choice between living a troubled life; and embracing death. OK, it’s a fairly deep analogy when it comes to innovation, but the choice of embracing or avoiding innovation choices can lead to corporate death – think Kodak. Continue reading

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Don Wettrick is on a mission: revolutionizing the world of education by training the next generation of innovators. Continue reading

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Inspiration, Imagination, and Innovation – in that order.

Inspiration is the fuel for imagination and imagination is the power behind innovation.. 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

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