Chris Townsend
02.01.2017
This week, Imaginatik and the Center for Innovative Collaboration and Leadership (CICL) at Suffolk University are jointly launching the Collaborative Innovation Awards 2017 – the inaugural year of what we expect will become an annual awards program! This effort has been a long time in coming....
Sara Husk
01.30.2017
An Idea Challenge is a structured process to collect new ideas from large groups of people – employees, customers, partners, or other stakeholders. Done right, they create multiple radiating benefits. The most obvious are all the new ideas that might otherwise have gone unnoticed by executives. But...
Ramon Salinas
01.13.2017
[This blog post was reproduced from an original paper on Future Building. Download the paper now: The Art of the Possible – Future Building’s Crucial Role in Driving Innovation Impact] Not too long ago, executives at a F500 consumer goods company were facing a daunting prospect. Nearly all of...
Mark Neff
11.16.2016
Is innovation embedded into every thread of your company? Or is innovation still something that is truly yet to be realized? Most companies have a huge untapped potential that they are not fully utilizing. Your employees, partners, customers and vendors have a plethora of ideas. However, ideas are...
Sara Husk
11.14.2016
I recently had an opportunity to meet with a group of sustainability leaders who wanted to effectively combine Sustainability and Innovation. That's actually a very powerful way to drive your strategy & develop an innovation capability at the same time. As we talked about driving horizon 3...
Ralph Welborn
11.04.2016
Open Innovation has been around for years. Like any concept or technology, a time-lag exists between when it emerges, gets used by early adopters, and becomes usable by many. Open Innovation (OI) is no different. It is a concept (powered by underlying technology and methods) with a pragmatic...
Jeff Pappin
11.04.2016
Many of us innovation practitioners have found that the business topic of innovation is increasingly devolving into a search for that one magic idea that will change your enterprise, sort of like a more mature version of Pokemon-Go. Some of this devolution is due to the emergence of ever-simpler...
Ralph Welborn
10.07.2016
A little over a year ago, I was in a board meeting of a large consumer-based financial services firm. The CEO was sponsoring a workshop on the future of payments – its dizzying array of emerging new standards and technologies as well as the dark horse disruptive potential of blockchain technologies...