Innovation is all about getting new ideas.
Ideas are cheap and plentiful. Profitable ideas? Not so much! If your
innovation process starts with the
search for ideas, you’ve skipped an
You can’t impose a process on innovation because a process will kill
Without a process, innovation will happen less frequently and less
effectively. A world-class innovation
Innovation Workgroup System, actually promotes creativity and
creativity so that it adds to the company’s bottom
Innovation can’t be managed through a process because ideas come
Great, spontaneous ideas, such as Archimedes’ discovery of the
displacement principle and Newton’s
discovery of the principle of
gravity, happen only once in a great while. The world’s most
companies don’t wait for ideas to come. They apply
sophisticated techniques in a formal innovation
process to generate
dozens or even hundreds of original ideas.
The innovation process is primarily about the management of ideas.
While idea management is absolutely essential for successful
innovation, it is only one element in the
innovation process, and it
is used most effectively after 2/3 of the process is already complete.
Innovation management software provides the process we need to make
Most innovation management software doesn’t even support a complete
innovation process, and it can’t
create a process in your
organization. Software can add great value to your innovation process,
if you first design a world-class innovation process and then
use the software to support it.