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IM Award Lessons: How Innovation Maximizes Mission Performance

How Innovation Maximizes Mission Performance

This year, the US Coast Guard won the annual Innovation Management Award for organization that could demonstrate the best and most repeatable innovation process. That process surfaced numerous valuable ideas that will lead to lives saved in future Coast Guard operations.  So we asked the Coast Guard a how innovation maximizes mission performance and here’s what … Continued

How to Refine an Idea

How to Refine an Idea

Ideas are easy. But how do you execute them? OK, you’ve got a great idea, but do you know how to refine an idea? It quickly becomes clear with innovation management that coming up with the idea is just the beginning of the process. How do you turn the ore of a great idea into … Continued

Innovation: Ancient, Ageless, and Diverse

Innovation Diverse

Did you attend that start-up incubator networking event last week? Did you know that that start-up incubator mentality isn’t the new revolutionary concept many believe it to be? According to the Harvard Business Review it dates back to 15th-century Italy. During the Renaissance, master artists in Florence were committed to sharing their talent with up-and-coming artists … Continued

How NASA is Crowdsourcing its Innovation Strategy

how nasa is crowdsourcing

It takes millions of minds to get one man in space. NASA is, to many, a symbol of scientific innovation. The space race touched off an unprecedented “peace dividend” that gave us everything from modern materials science to Tang. Stepping beyond Earth will be something that requires the work of all of us. And NASA … Continued