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Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2019

By Innovation Excellence / January 6, 2020 /

Building upon the success of Braden Kelley’s Blogging Innovation, we launched Innovation Excellence on August 1, 2011 and so 2019 was our eighth full year of operations. To celebrate we’ve pulled together the Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2019 from our archive of nearly 7,500 innovation-related articles from more than 400 contributing authors. Click the…

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Innovation is a Lifestyle, Not a Bunch of Metrics

By Adam Malofsky / November 21, 2019 /

Far too many supposed innovation experts believe that measuring activities is critical to success. Maybe. Maybe not so much. At least for the big stuff. Innovation activities simply for the sake of doing something without context and insight from the measure may be in fact very misleading. Persistent growth, profit, ROI and NPV are the obvious measures,…

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Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2018

By Innovation Excellence / January 3, 2019 /

Building upon the success of Braden Kelley’s Blogging Innovation, we launched Innovation Excellence on August 1, 2011 and so 2018 was our seventh full year of operations. To celebrate we’ve pulled together the Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2018 from our archive of nearly 7,500 innovation-related articles from more than 400 contributing authors. Click the…

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Extending the Transformation

By Michael Graber / July 7, 2018 /

Innovation can be the spark that galvanizes an organization and resets the whole of it for higher and faster growth. After using innovation methods successfully to create meaningful products, services, and perhaps overhaul the business model itself, these methods and mindsets can be used to refine and advance many other operational segments of the business.…

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Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2017

By Innovation Excellence / January 2, 2018 /

Building upon the success of Braden Kelley’s Blogging Innovation, we launched Innovation Excellence on August 1, 2011 and so 2017 was our sixth full year of operations. To celebrate we’ve pulled together the Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2017 from our archive of nearly 7,000 innovation-related articles from more than 400 contributing authors. Click the link if you missed…

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Why Hesitate? Innovate. Start, and Learn. - Innovation Excellence

Why Hesitate? Innovate. Start, and Learn.

By Michael Graber / November 21, 2017 /

Innovation is not a linear, analytic process where a business case is built, investments made and products launched. Rather, it is a recursive, iterate framework for spending small increments of time and money to learn more and design a solution for a real problem.

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The Efficiency of Innovation- Innovation Excellence

The Efficiency of Innovation

By Kevin McFarthing / November 3, 2017 /

Effectiveness is doing the right things, efficiency is doing things right. Innovation efficiency is simply the output produced from the resource invested. Increasing the former while reducing the latter increases efficiency.

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Overcoming Innovation’s Roadblocks: Poor Prioritization

By Nick Partridge / August 23, 2017 /

Generating ideas is the fun (and frankly, easiest) part of innovation. The true challenge is prioritizing ideas which are equal parts desirable, feasible and viable. We’ve got a tool for that. This is the first in a multipart series on the Roadblocks to Innovation—where we’ll be providing real-world examples, actionable insights and practical tools that can…

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5 Ways to Defeat the Innovation Myth

By Tom Koulopoulos / May 28, 2017 /

The Mythology of Innovation: You’re always just one good idea away from your next blockbuster product.

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Accelerate Growth Through Strategic Integration of Research During the Innovation Process

By Michael Graber / March 21, 2017 /

Stephanie began with crisis, a story about the kitty litter business. Competitive pressures were high. Market share was being lost. They needed a new product, in a hurry. From concept to packaging, they needed it all: RTB, packaging design, product name, name and product fit with top benefits, and fully baked complete concepts to test against legacy products and competitive products.

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