Over the years, I have seen many attempts at incentive programs for innovation. It’s no secret that they fail most of the time. The question is why. To address the underlying factors, rather than discuss yet another recipe for failure, I offer up three personal experiences that illustrate important elements in organizational culture that make incentives work.
New innovations are being commercialized around the world every day and as a consequence, the competitive landscape is being redrawn at a never-before-seen speed. One essential ingredient to survive and thrive in today’s business landscape is the ability to systematically explore new ideas. Organizations often have lots of ideas, but their challenge lies in capturing, organizing and testing these ideas in a structured way in order to bring new innovations to the market before competition does.
At the award event that concluded the SOS Alarm hackathon, CEO Maria Khorsand announced that the company would move forward with all five concepts presented instead of just the winning team’s concept (which was the original plan).
Happy New Year! We hope you’re just as excited as we are for 2018, this will be the year of innovation! Let’s start off the year with a few highlights on why ideation360 is unique, and why you can trust us as your innovation partner.
The 25th-26th November students will be gathered from Sweden’s universities in a Hackathon to help SOS Alarm find new solutions for current or future needs, which will enable us to create a safer society.
ideation360 was built to help organisations capture the best ideas and turn them into business impact. Let’s kick off an ideation on a topic we are all passionate about: How do we increase creativity at work?
The world is changing faster than ever but it will probably never change this slowly again. This means that organizations around the world need to organize for constant change, for always exploring new opportunities – in parallel with their current core business.
Together with our parent company Innovation360 we are writing a book series in five parts, “The Complete Guide To Business Innovation”, based on key findings from work we and our Licensed Practitioners in +20 countries have done over the past years.
Not long ago one of my clients told me he badly needed “Artificial Intelligence for Dummies.” It was an interesting comment, coming from a highly skilled…
The creative process is rarely linear. With this checklist you can add a little bit of structure to the creative chaos in order to turn creativity into value.
Idea campaigns are all based on the simple concept that the more people who contribute.
We live in a world that is changing faster than ever, and it will probably never change this slow again. Macro forces such as globalization, digitalization and technological development have turned everything we use to know upside down.
Everything we do starts with some form of ideation and selection. It is crucial to get this part of the innovation process right.