In this section you will receive leading articles on innovation management and closely related topics. All articles are at the forefront of research and aim to help build state-of-the-art knowledge in the field and to inspire discussions in the expert community.
Ever since I started as an innovation management consultant (and part-time innovation management researcher) some 15+ years ago there has been great confusion in the market about what an “innovation person” is supposed to do. […]
Innovation is created by peeking at the future. Especially technological innovation is founded on the fact that the technology of choice is new and fairly immature. By studying the emerging technology lifecycle we can calculate […]
Innovation portfolio management (IPM) is in fact not a secluded phase, but it is rather an ongoing process that flows alongside the main innovation process. But its importance accentuates once the concept has been developed, […]
For quite some time there has been an establishment of a new CxO role in the corporate community. Innovation has become such an important macroeconomic trend that firms have started to see the value of […]
Generating and validating brilliant ideas is highly important, but at that stage they are still merely fairly abstract ideas. To fully grasp how they will generate value, ideas must be concretized for us to comprehensively […]
With needs well understood and innovation partnerships established we enter the creative phase of idea management. But idea management is not only about coming up with creative schemes, it is equally about systematizing, evaluating and […]
With the right knowledge about the challenges and needs your are addressing you need to engage and participate with the right actors in the forthcoming steps, including the ideation phase. Reasons to collaborate Finding the […]