Three Horizons or Innovation Ambition – which model should I use?

By Cecilia Thirlway on 20 June 2019
Topics: business, innovation, innovation management, horizons, Innovation Ambition Matrix, innovation ambition, Three Horizons
At times, it can feel as if there's no end to the different ways of defining and categorising innovation. Are there three types, six types, five categories, ten types? Are they types, categories, or faces? And how do they help?
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What is Innovation Ambition and what's yours?

By Cecilia Thirlway on 04 June 2019
Topics: business, innovation, innovation management, horizons, sustaining innovation, radical innovation, transformational innovation, Innovation Ambition Matrix, adjacent innovation, incremental innovation, innovation ambition, core innovation
Innovation isn't just about moonshots and disruptions. Expanding existing capabilities and realising smaller, less radical projects can still create value for your organisation. Here's how the three levels of ambition can help ensure balance in...
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How to generate ideas

By Cecilia Thirlway on 30 May 2019
Topics: creative thinking, creativity, idea management, ideas, ideation, divergent thinking
The innovation process frequently starts with a new idea, a flash of inspiration or a fresh perspective that can be difficult to engineer. In this article we outline some tips on how to help your people flex their creative muscles.
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What are the three horizons of innovation?

By Cecilia Thirlway on 15 May 2019
Topics: business, innovation, innovation management, goals, horizons, portfolio management, growth, sustaining innovation, radical innovation
We take a look at where the three horizons framework comes from and what it is, as well as some of the current thinking around it, to help you apply it to your innovation portfolio.
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Identify your business challenges and turn them into innovation goals

By Cecilia Thirlway on 10 May 2019
Topics: business, innovation, challenge, creative problem solving, innovation management, goals
Determining your innovation goals can be a challenge in itself, so here are some tips to help you focus on the problems that really need solving.
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