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The Seven Best Practices for Enterprise Innovation Management

Best Practices for Enterprise Innovation Management

Strong leadership is key to enterprise innovation. Enterprise products are a complicated sector of any industry. An enterprise product not only must be all things to all stakeholders, it must also meet exactingly high standards, which can vary widely from industry to industry. Creating an innovation strategy that lets you push your industry forward without … Continued

9 Ways Bailey’s Irish Cream Can Help You Innovate

  It’s a cold, wet Spring, so let’s take a moment (and a sip or two?) to reflect on how great ideas become reality. Specifically, let’s consider the invention of Bailey’s Irish Cream and what it can teach us about idea management strategies that can support and amplify successful ideas. On December 3rd, 2007, Diageo announced … Continued

Top 5 Advantages of Crowdsourced Innovation Management

Hundreds of years ago, only those who belonged at the top of the career ladder had access to information and research and development. There was little interaction with employees since management expected them to do their job based on practices established by the management themselves. Fast forward to today: employees can share their opinions, come up with ideas, and … Continued

Are Basic Startup Principles the Key to Enterprise Innovation?

startup principles

Build a startup inside a bigger organization for the best innovation strategy! It’s an axiom of business that the bigger you are, the slower you move. In innovation strategy, that can make the difference between being first to market with a game-changer and trailing behind smaller, nimbler companies. But you can give your business the … Continued

5 Ways Crowdsourcing can Help You Maximize Your Non-profit’s Impact


Think crowdsourcing is a small, trendy gimmick? Think again — as of last year the crowdsourcing market generated an estimated $34 billion, much of it for non-profits and fundraising. Crowdsourcing isn’t just for generating cash. It’s also an excellent resource for getting good ideas and developing good ideas into excellent ones. How can crowdsourcing serve … Continued