People & Culture

Understanding Your Innovation Culture – A Business Insight From Swisslog

How do your company’s employees react when asked to participate in enterprise collaborative innovation? Do employees che...

The Five Pillars of Trust for Innovation Programs
The Innovation Manager

The Five Pillars of Trust for Innovation Programs

We all know that innovation management is hard work. Yet somehow, for some innovation professionals the challenge is har...

Valuing an Integrated Framework -  Introducing the Executive Innovation Work Mat
Methods & Frameworks

Valuing an Integrated Framework -  Introducing the Executive Innovation Work Mat

Innovation stands in service to strategic goals such as growing market share, differentiation and disrupting adjacent ma...

10 Methods From The Lean Startup
Methods & Frameworks

10 Methods From The Lean Startup

“Startup success can be engineered by following the right process, which means it can be learned, which means it can be ...

Does Your Organization Have the Not Invented Here Syndrome?
People & Culture

Does Your Organization Have the Not Invented Here Syndrome?

Besides its recurring presence in aspirational (business) magazine story titles, the not-invented-here syndrome (NIH) - ...

3 Lessons for Innovation Managers from the Real Wolf of Wall Street
Customer Insights , People & Culture

3 Lessons for Innovation Managers from the Real Wolf of Wall Street

You may not have heard about Jordan Belfort before the success of Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street”. That movi...

Bringing ideas to market - the hard part of innovation
Governance

Bringing ideas to market - the hard part of innovation

It seems so simple doesn’t it - “bringing final ideas to market”. So easy to say, yet it does seem so very hard to achie...

Framing the strategic innovation discussion
Strategy & Alignment

Framing the strategic innovation discussion

Constructing an innovation conversation framework is never easy, we all come at it in different ways and those strategic...

How to Categorize Your Innovation Efforts
Strategy & Alignment

How to Categorize Your Innovation Efforts

Many of us work in different market environments, but we often make the mistake of using a one-size-fits-all approach to...

Organizational ambidexterity – a glimpse at the state-of-the-art
Trends & Future Thinking

Organizational ambidexterity – a glimpse at the state-of-the-art

In an older post from February I argued that creativity had become a prevailing buzzword in the business literature and ...