How to get a yes, so that you advance your idea? Awareness of the problem you address is your key to success. Most innovators overestimate the knowledge decision-makers have about the problem at hand. This may jeopardize your entire project, as without awareness, management will not give you permission to advance your idea. Let alone […]
Recently I received a cry for help. “How can I fight the spreadsheet managers in my organization? They are killing our innovation efforts!”. So how do you win the battle for funding with these spreadsheet managers? One thing is for sure, if you play by their rules, innovation will lose out. Instead, try to use […]
A business case is rarely sufficient to get your innovation project approved. Let alone that a business model canvas will do the trick. To get your innovation project off the ground, you will have to do more than creating a plan.
Validating a new concept is often a chicken and egg problem. You need funding to validate this new concept, yet to get funding – you need to have validated the concept. Do you recognize the scenario below? There has got to be a better way You came to the office extra early, because your manager […]
What is crowdfunding? Is your organization, or are your your researchers and inventors, missing an important opportunity?