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by Cecilia Thirlway, on 22-Aug-2019 11:45:46

Returning to The Lean Startup for reference, we explore the idea of experimentation in the innovation process and focus on one particular form of experiment: the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) …

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Topics:innovationThe Lean StartupEric RiesMVPexperimentsMinimum Viable Product

by Chris Potts, on 13-Aug-2019 14:59:07

In the first of a four-part opinion piece on 'Transforming ideas into outcomes at market-speed', enterprise investment specialist Chris Potts discusses how outcomes can come from a mix of different …

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Topics:guest postsportfolio managementchange managementinnovation strategyenterprise investment

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 01-Aug-2019 15:56:20

Taking EasyJet as an example, we look at the concept first described by Joseph Bower and Clayton Christensen in 1995, and how it differs from radical or transformational innovation. Disruptive …

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Topics:innovationradical innovationtransformational innovationdisruptive innovationClayton Christensen

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 19-Jul-2019 16:51:56

As Eric Ries and Steve Blank introduced principles of lean manufacturing and agile development to the innovation process, it's well worth understanding the roots and concepts behind this popular methodology …

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Topics:innovationbusiness managementThe Lean StartupEric Riesagilebooks

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 11-Jul-2019 17:13:54

If innovation is about translating an idea or invention into a product or service that creates value, then articulating how you propose to achieve this outcome is vital. So let's …

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Topics:innovationbusiness managementvalue propositionbusiness model

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 05-Jul-2019 10:07:06

Innovation can take many forms, from ingenious products to new services, business models or approaches, but Doblin's framework is a good way to review and structure your efforts. Here we …

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Topics:innovationinnovation managementTen Types of InnovationDoblin

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 27-Jun-2019 15:53:31

IDEO founder David Kelley says, “it's a big mass of looping back to different places in the process,” but how can the methodology be applied to business innovation? Design thinking …

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Topics:businessdesign thinkinginnovationcreative problem solvinginnovation managementIDEODavid Kelley

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 20-Jun-2019 17:21:29

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 …

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Topics:businessinnovationinnovation managementhorizonsInnovation Ambition Matrixinnovation ambitionThree Horizons

by Ady Harold, on 12-Jun-2019 12:04:41

The continuing trend for flexible and remote working means collaboration matters now more than ever. But how close are we to realising the holographic meetings predicted by science fiction? In …

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Topics:businessinnovationcollaborationmeetingsflexible workingremote workingfuture techtechnologyaugmented realityvirtual reality

by Cecilia Thirlway, on 04-Jun-2019 12:11:21

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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Topics:businessinnovationinnovation managementhorizonssustaining innovationradical innovationtransformational innovationInnovation Ambition Matrixadjacent innovationincremental innovationinnovation ambitioncore innovation

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