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the organising structure of innovation

Are you dependent on other’s best practices?

I often wonder if “best practice” is actually a hidden drug within our organizations that everyone simply craves to be taking. Why do so many advisory organizations promote best practice? Simply because those in the organization constantly feel under pressure … Continue reading

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Exploring the Value Of Your Innovation Capital

      Following on from my last post of “Place your future bets- invest in Innovation Capital” which outlined the significant contribution innovation capital plays in our economic growth, let me offer some further thoughts on its value to … Continue reading

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Place Your Future Bets – Invest In Innovation Capital

Recognizing the value of our innovation-related assets is where the ‘smart money’ should go. To gain growth and to improve productivity is through innovation. We need to translate knowledge into new values. When you pause and consider the make-up of … Continue reading

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Understanding Challenges Within Innovation Complexity

We need to think differently about innovation and why it needs complexity and adaptive thinking as part of its design. Complexity within systems challenge us to think differently, it pushes us to think outside often our normal experiences, to confront … Continue reading

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Are we moving towards integrated software for innovation management?

What is striking me recently is the upsurge in the software being specifically designed for managing innovation. The competition seems to be warming up in the more ‘standalone’ out-of-the box segment and the innovation tools being provided are certainly accelerating … Continue reading

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So why are we not facing up to the big challenges of today?

Perhaps why innovation feels somewhat flat (well for me) is our organizations and societies are utterly failing to allow us all to step up in innovation to tackle the massive, growing problems that are swirling all around us. We need … Continue reading

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So are we in a trough of innovation disillusionment?

You get this increasing sense that the ‘fizz’ has gone out of the innovation bubbly. The innovation party presently feels a little flat; the numerous delicious canapés to choose from are turning up at the edges as we are becoming … Continue reading

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