Category Archives: Innovation

Recognizing your type of innovation leader

Often innovation succeeds or fails by the personal involvement and engagement of a ‘selected’ few- they make it happen as they are the heavyweights that have the final say. We all need to recognize the type of innovation leadership personality … Continue reading

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Exploring Diffusion and Adoption for Innovation – Part 3

One of my favorite books is “Dealing with Darwin- how great companies innovate at every phase of their evolution” written by Geoffrey Moore. It is well worth a read. When you work through his other books and connected thinking of … Continue reading

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Exploring Diffusion and Adoption of Innovation – Part 2

The future within our engagements will determine diffusion and adoption It is all about letting go but also grabbing more at the same time, and then finding ‘it’. Technology has opened up the door to both scale and fragmentation and … Continue reading

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Exploring Diffusion and Adoption for Innovation – Part 1

According to Professor Clayton Christensen and drawn from his book “Seeing What’s Next: Using the Theories of Innovation to Predict Industry Change”, by Clayton M. Christensen, Scott D. Anthony, and Erik A. Roth published by Harvard Business School Press, the … Continue reading

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Opening up the Stage Gates to let the new innovating world in?

There is no question the Stage-Gate process has had a significant impact on the conception, development and launch of new products. Yet there have been consistent criticisms of it, as the world of innovation has moved on. Today it is … Continue reading

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Exploring the criteria for collaborative innovation

The shape of our collaboration activities has been radically changing in recent years. The combination of technology, the internet, resource constraints and opening up of innovation to the outside world has changed the shape and content of conversations. Shaping conversations … Continue reading

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Make Virtual Room In Your Innovation Pipeline

So what are you doing this Friday, June 6th 2014? Fancy joining me and up to 2,000 others that are expected for an Innovation virtual conference. One that has been constructed around an agenda, made up of a  seemingly good … Continue reading

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