Newsflash. Brand new inventions almost never happen. Starting with what already works and making strategic changes that are know to work significantly increases the likelihood of success. Want to learn more? Ask us how. https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/how-bill-gates-approaches-problem-solving-dont-reinvent-wheel.html
This is helpful, and it still includes that darned guessing step, individually if not in groups. Structured innovation works, it’s easy to learn, it takes less time, and it’s more likely to generate workable ideas. Ask us how. https://studeo.com.au/current-brainstorming-process-is-broken-how-to-generate-ideas-more-effectively/
We are both authors and practitioners of innovation methods for students and small businesses. Because we both believe these are skills that have the greatest impact the younger they are taught, we’re working on a new project focused on designing rapid, affordable, engaging methods and instructional practices for innovation and creativity within classroom or teaching … Continue reading Innovative Collaboration Opportunity
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When it’s your business to teach creativity and innovation practices, it’s tempting to assume everyone believes that there might be a set of defined steps for innovation or that it’s possible to learn them. Well, as we’ve discovered, not everyone does. Our first published paper following a recent survey of presumed innovators, educators, and just … Continue reading Do We Innovate As We Believe We Do?
Innovation doesn’t need to be complex. There is no magic. You don’t have to wait for your flash of brilliance. And it doesn’t have to cost a dime. Innovation practices are easy to internalize, to share, and to implement by anyone in your organization. Research has shown that the ways in which new products and … Continue reading The Basics of Efficient Innovation
Innovation isn’t a blinding flash of brilliance, in part, because there’s no such thing.
In structured innovation, the simple act of removing or subtracting a key component or process step can, by itself, generate innovative solutions to a problem or identify the need for or application of better technology. Can you see subtraction at play in these innovations? We can, and we can coach you to see it and … Continue reading Here are the six winners of Johnson & Johnson’s innovation challenge – Ventureburn