Category: Processes & Tools

Channel Data Management and the Customer Experience Movementm - Innovation Excellence

Channel Data Management has an essential role in enabling a higher level of end customer visibility and enhanced Customer Experience. Continue reading

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We all want our innovations to change the world. This requires Innovation Force. In turn, Innovation Force is the product of Innovation Mass (Product-Market Fit) and Acceleration (building growth with customers). To maximise Innovation Force, we need both Mass and Acceleration to be big, and this is true for startups, established firms, and regions. Continue reading

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A new study looks at the different ways that industry experts innovate when compared to those from other field. 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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The Urgent Intrapreneur Opportunity: An Introduction for Corporate Leaders - Innovation Excellence

The power and freedom that entrepreneurs and their startups embody is reinforced through a constant stream of media highlighting success, purpose and (mostly bullsh*t) bucolic work environments. As the global economy improves, business leaders of established corporate organizations need to consider how they can introduce an entrepreneurial spirit. Intrapreneurs are the answer, and this article provides a high level overview. Continue reading

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Why Effective Innovation takes Focus - Innovation Excellence

The truth is that your mission needs to drive your strategy, not the other way around. Genuine excellence requires passion, commitment and consistency. You can’t create that in a boardroom meeting or a strategy session. It takes focus over an extended period of time. Continue reading

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When Innovation is a Moving Target - Innovation Excellence

When I was growing up in the UK of the 1970s, there was a TV game show called The Golden Shot. The final part involved a member of the audience guiding a blindfolded cameraman to line the crossbow sights up to the bullseye. “Left a bit, right a bit, up, down a bit – FIRE”. If they were lucky, the bolt would hit the middle of the target and they would win a prize. Continue reading

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