Achieving agility within your innovation work

How can we map a new pathway for shifting current practices so as to transform them? How can we bring increasing agility into our innovation work, that requires both stable and dynamic moments to deliver better outcomes? Where do we focus, what do we recognize as organization practices, that can begin to transform the organization … More Achieving agility within your innovation work

The Orchestrator needs to orchestrate your innovation capabilities.

To deliver innovation, sustaining innovation, it needs to be built on dynamic skills, then you have to learn how you can orchestrate the capabilities you have, with those you have to bring in. Building on those that give the necessary dynamic result you are looking for; to purposefully build what is needed to deliver the … More The Orchestrator needs to orchestrate your innovation capabilities.

Moving towards Innovations Capability Coherence

Innovation often fails to align with the strategic needs. This is often not the fault of the innovator happily working away with no specific guidelines, apart from the general remit of “we need to be more innovative”, it lies in the boardroom not communicating the board’s needs clearly enough down the organization. Building up our … More Moving towards Innovations Capability Coherence

Knowing where your innovation fitness comes from

Are we in a more Darwinian world perhaps? I’d suggest that today innovation is caught up in the survival race, where the bolder ones are more innovation fit and pulling further ahead. We need many more organizations to get out of this survival trap and exploiting innovation in bolder ways, become fitter in their innovating … More Knowing where your innovation fitness comes from

Recognizing the different capabilities to develop and grow

A firm’s ordinary capabilities are the ones that enable us to perform efficiently and effectively, those essential routines and practices that often require having a high level of technical need supporting these activities. In contrast, dynamic capabilities are those higher level competencies that determine a firm’s ability to integrate, build, and reconfigure both the resources … More Recognizing the different capabilities to develop and grow

Defining Innovation Capital

My definition of what makes up innovation capital: “Innovation capital is the sum of all that promotes the development and changes required for achieving innovation outcomes, within one organization or its broader networked environment, for marketplace advantage” “These are made up of the resources, processes, knowledge, and capabilities, that are constantly evolving and highly dynamic … More Defining Innovation Capital

The world is working within increased complexity, are you?

The challenges of managing in today’s worlds are tough, very tough and demanding. It is so volatile, potentially disruptive and full of risk. Organizations are simply struggling to shed their clothes in the 20th century and find a way to smoothly manage to become more adaptable and agile in form. They are adjusting to offer … More The world is working within increased complexity, are you?