Innovation, a luxury or necessity?

When I discuss innovation with service providers, they often consider innovation a luxury they cannot afford. In their mind, innovation is about developing fancy new devices, apps, etc and as such not a necessity. While in fact, innovation is simply a means to stay ahead of the curve. For some companies that means developing new […]

How to stop? 3 tips to prevent escalation of commitment

Sometimes it seems as if innovating is addictive. Once you start a project, you simply cannot give up. You have to bring it to a good end. At first, because it was fun and exciting. Later, because your reputation is at stake. Nobody wants to be a quitter. However, the latter could not be further […]

Invest in front-runners or laggards?

Should you invest your innovation budget in the front-runners or laggards in your organization? Should these investments go to employees and business units that are thriving or the ones that are struggling and need help? The answer is, you need to invest in both. However, for different reasons and using different selection criteria.

The outlook for 2020: Bringing discipline to the innovation process

What is the innovation outlook for 2020? I expect it to be bringing discipline to the innovation process. I foresee that organizations will take a serious look at their strategic plans, technology wishlists, and budgets, and realize that they need more discipline in their innovation process to obtain the desired results and to reduce the […]

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  This sale offer has expired   We have a Black Friday sale offer for you! Do you need a little push to test that new business idea? Has it been on your to-do list for most of 2019? Making time is often the biggest hurdle to innovation. While for some it is a busy […]

Make innovation deliver on its promise

Innovation is perhaps the most hyped word. On Google, it gives over 4,140,000,000 results. As a society, we admire innovators and expect a lot from innovative solutions. However, does innovation deliver on its promise in your organization?