28 11, 2016

Has Your Innovation Program Jumped the Shark?

November 28th, 2016|Blog|

Innovation programs and systems are launched with a lot of fanfare but the sizzle will fizzle unless you properly nurture your innovation program and the underlying policies, processes and systems you use to help deliver better innovation results. Has your Innovation Program Jumped the Shark? How can you avoid this from happening? "Jumping the shark" [...]

7 10, 2016

Reclaim your creativity with wiggle room

October 7th, 2016|Blog|

What personality types do you think will lead to finding creative ideas, proposing actionable solutions and ultimately delivering great results? A) An easy to work with yet no nonsense deadline-oriented team leader OR B) One that does not enforce specific deadlines and leaves a lot of wiggle room for his or her team members If you chose [...]

9 09, 2016

Communicating Your Innovation Program

September 9th, 2016|Blog|

Communicating Your Innovation Program Like everything else in today's business environment getting your message across is key. Whether you are marketing a new offering, an internal memo to to your staff for new business objectives, or technical specs for a an exciting invention, having a proper communications plan in place is essential to getting your message [...]

16 08, 2016

Escape collaboration’s long winding road to innovation

August 16th, 2016|Blog|

Good things can happen when people communicate, share thoughts and come together to improve, change and make a difference. But pure collaboration without structure, context and purpose leaves participants in a chaotic state of mind as to the mandate, process and next actions to bring an idea to fruition. There has been a lot of [...]

4 07, 2016

Planbox Releases Guide to Challenge Driven Innovation Management

July 4th, 2016|Blog|

Planbox has released the guide to Challenge Driven Innovation Management for executives, managers, and innovation leaders who want to learn and apply the best practices, processes and systems that lead to a winning sustainable innovation initiative. Organizations have no shortage of general ideas and suggestions on how to improve. For example, “how can we improve customer satisfaction?” [...]

6 06, 2016

Planbox Releases the Ultimate Innovation Strategist Playbook

June 6th, 2016|Blog|

Planbox has released the ultimate innovation strategist playbook for innovation leaders and strategists who want to get a quick set of recipes and tools for launching, revamping and running successful innovation programs. Planning, staffing and launching an innovation program can be a daunting task. The innovation strategist playbook provides innovation leaders and teams with the roadmap to [...]

1 03, 2016

Incorporating Business Case Development in Idea Management Workflows

March 1st, 2016|Blog|

Over the last few years I have worked with a number of different companies in helping them align their strategy to incorporate a solid business case for their ideas that flow through their innovation pipeline. When considering the development of a new offering, improving the business model, or a variation of an existing offering, building [...]

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