Tag Archives: Back End of Innovation

7 Ways Conferences Cause You to Innovate

One of the fastest ways to convert your CEO, your team, your CEO, your skeptics is to get them out of their four walls to a conference. Conferences represent communities of interest. In this piece Innovation Excellence Co-Founder Julie Anixter shares her insights about the ways that conferences cause us to innovate.

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Seven Reasons Conferences Matter

This October, I have the pleasure of representing Innovation Excellence -- our audience in particular - and chairing the Back End of Innovation, Oct 9-11 in Boston, IIR's new bookend to FEI (the Front End of Innovation) and response to the perennial 'what do you Monday morning with all this appetite for and talk about innovation?"

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Mission Critical – Innovation Back-End Delivery

Why is it that for some firm’s innovation seems to be incredibly rewarding yet for the majority it remains at best an unfulfilled promise. Why does innovation present such a stark choice, often fraught with difficulties for many, yet so simple and successful for the few? Innovation delivery is one of those differentiation points. Let me suggest here nine points ...

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Knowing the Secret Sauce for Innovation Delivery

The secret sauce required for innovation delivery sometimes can be hard to itemize but knowing the ingredients and constantly improving on them will make your ‘sauce’ stand out from others.  For many it seems, execution or final delivery of the innovation is simply not given enough attention inside many organizations and that needs to certainly change and not just left ...

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Mobilizing Your Innovation Army

Too much of the time the innovation conversation focuses on whether someone is innovative or not. We waste far too much time focusing on how people can become more innovative instead of stopping to think about the possibility that everyone is innovative in their own way. The lone innovator myth needs to die. Great ‘lone innovators’ like Alexander Graham Bell ...

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