Why a CIO Isn’t by Paula Thornton
Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer: What’s the difference? Sometimes one reports to the other. How accurate is the title, Chief Information Officer? Do they champion and defend the delivery of information? Really?
FREE BOOK CHAPTER: Why Top Executives Do Not Get Innovation, Much Less Open Innovation – and What to Do About It by Stefan Lindegaard
My book, The Open Innovation Revolution: Essentials, Roadblocks, and Leadership Skills hits the bookstores late May. As an appetizer, I am happy to provide you yet another chapter for free.
Innovation Failure Points: Evaluation, Selection and Prototyping by Jeffrey Phillips
Over the last week I’ve written several posts about the “failure points” of innovation, using the premise that failure is more instructive than than success, and that there are consistent points of failure in the innovation cycle.
Bad Attitudes Can Lead to Good Innovation by Paul Sloane
How can you build a team that is innovative, dynamic and capable of finding breakthroughs for tough problems? How can you avoid repeating dreary routines and find sparkling new ideas instead? One way is to make sure that among your solid citizens you have a good sprinkling of rebels.
Think Like a Biologist to be a Better Manager by Tim Kastelle
The first Archaeopteryx fossil was found in 1861, and it now resides in the Natural History Museum in London. It was an important find – two years after the publication of The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, Archaeopteryx was the rarest of fossils, and one that was quite useful for Darwin’s theory – an intermediate form. Archaeopteryx very clearly shows the transition from dinosaurs to birds.
And, Via Ralph-Christian Ohr (Special thanks):
Together We Innovate By Rob Cross, Andrew Hargadon, Salvatore Parise and Robert J. Thomas
WHEN it comes to innovation, the myth of the lone genius dies hard.
Most companies continue to assume that innovation comes from that individual genius, or, at best, small, sequestered teams that vanish from sight and then return with big ideas. But the truth is most innovations are created through networks — groups of people working in concert.
The Best of Inspiring ideas – HSM
…Organizational DNA for strategic Innovation…
Have a nice week!