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Much of our innovation failures really do lie with us, not in the market, but internally within ourselves and within our organizations and it is a lot more than you think. Continue reading

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Don't Fail with Innovation Failure

It is generally accepted that innovation involves risk.  In the more enlightened organizations it is also clear that failure should be accepted as a consequence of playing the innovation game.  It’s a bit like sport.  You can’t win all the time, but it doesn’t mean that you change the whole team if you lose one game. Continue reading

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Very few succeed at their first attempt at anything. Failure becomes a part what shapes the future of great companies and teams, and what separates the best from the rest of the pack. Continue reading

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Embracing failure is, all too often, a cop-out. Just like managers who suggest a re-org to “unsilo” their enterprise or say they could deliver performance if only they had the “right people,” many in technology believe that failure comes with the territory. It doesn’t. Technology only succeeds when it mitigates failure and makes the world better. Continue reading

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We often hear about the importance of failure when driving new ideas or new businesses. But do high failure rates and the negative impact to employees suggest it’s better to just outsource innovation work to external teams? Learn more in this blog post. Continue reading

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There is no such thing as “risk-free” innovation. But without taking some much needed risks, we as a society would be forever stunted and static rather than curious and dynamic. With just the right blend of logic, suspicion, community, and information, any organization can turn what may seem like a “risky choice” into an innovative game-changing idea. Learn more about the risk adverse culture. Continue reading

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How to set-up a suggestion scheme

Michael Allen brings a fresh, new approach on how to set-up a suggestion scheme. Continue reading

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