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Are Our Accounting Systems Inhibiting Innovation?

When companies base their internal performance measurement systems solely on short-term profits or traditional GAAP-approved accounting returns—the results can be dangerously skewed, causing premature or inappropriate decisions about the fate of new innovations and R&D funding. Continue reading

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Are you confused about what innovation really is? If so, it’s probably not surprising. So in an attempt to get a few things off my chest…… 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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I used to fight the idea that more creative people go to startups. I didn’t see any reason why people would choose startup over mature companies (or vice versa) based on their own level of creativity. Continue reading

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Is Experience Good for Innovation? - Innovation Excellence

Experience is what you get just after you needed it. A lot of people succeed at innovation because they didn’t have enough experience to realize that they should have failed. Continue reading

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ISPIM Grand Prize 2016 is looking for cases that significantly advance the practice of innovation management in proven application, not theory. The advance should be in how innovation is managed, we are not seeking proposals that describe the actual end output, the what. The deadline for entries is 8th April 2016. Continue reading

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A study among US companies shows that employees of corporations are eager to be entrepreneurial. More than half of those surveyed (52 percent) have pursued an entrepreneurial idea within their company. But what they lack, is support from their management. Only one in five employees feels supported by their management to be entrepreneurial. Continue reading

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