8 Misconceptions about Minimum Viable Products

One thing consistently successful innovation programs do, is test their concept during the development process. Whether physical or intangible, it’s rare that a final product is precisely what you initially envisioned. During the development process, your product is likely [...]

When Not to Innovate

While many of your products and services will need to evolve, not every wheel needs to be reinvented. Or, not at the present moment. In your effort to maintain your competitive edge, you and your team are sure to [...]

Is Micromanagement Why Your Innovation Program is Failing?

Micromanagement can have devastating consequences for both employees and organizations. Unfortunately, many leaders adopt micromanagement, believing it will optimize and accelerate results. Even if short-term results are achieved, the long-term ripple effects have the precise opposite effect. From reduced [...]

Top Jobs for Innovation Professionals in 2022

Overview: Failing to innovate can cause even an established business to lose ground to competitors that embrace change and engage employees. Innovation leadership can make the difference between an innovation strategy that produces results and one that languishes on paper. [...]

A New Era: A New Green Economy

The climate crisis is escalating faster than most people imagined. We must act now to change critical dimensions of the tasks, structures, and day-to-day practices of our companies. Just as human civilization moved from the Agricultural Era to the Industrial [...]

How Design Thinking Promotes Innovation

It’s well known that design thinking is a creative problem-solving process, which focuses on reaching solutions that were previously inaccessible. To the trained eye, this may ring a bell as a common goal of innovative thinking as well. In reality, [...]

Who Exactly are the Crowd Workers?

Crowdsourcing allows organizations to find and work with self-selected volunteers to accomplish tasks, gather information, or gain new ideas. The end result is not just the work and insight of one person, but of dozens, hundreds, or even thousands. However, [...]