Category: Strategy

ISPIM, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management to recognize excellence in innovation management. Here are the 2016 Grand Prize finalists. Continue reading

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Stop believing your own publicity. Instead test your biggest and riskiest assumptions quickly with a Minimum Viable Product. Continue reading

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What is Rapport? Tha absence of rapport? The meaning of rapport for innovators. Continue reading

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Material Compliance – It’s Not Just for High Tech Any More - Innovation Excellence

the increased integration of technology into jewelry, wearable devices, and even apparel means that Retail, Fashion and Apparel (RFA) companies need to ensure that their products are compliant, too. Here’s what RFA companies need to know about these regulations, and what to look for in a software system to help manage product compliance. Continue reading

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Which comes first, the birth of a product company or the birth of a business plan? Continue reading

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of April 2016

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 10 as part of our free Innovation Excellence Weekly magazine and email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? Continue reading

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Strategy is a Living Organism But Culture Will Outlive Its Creators

Organizations invest a vast amount of time and energy creating defined strategies for innovation. This could be anything from new business models to new products to new ways of interacting with customers. Ultimately, what is often overlooked is that the culture of the organisation will determine whether the strategy is successfully implemented. In short, culture outlives the people that create the strategy. This is where the saying culture eats strategy for breakfast comes from. Continue reading

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