Innovation and especially the ability to access the innovation from your supplier base is one of the big areas I’m researching this year. As such on a daily basis I am reading a lot of articles on the topic.
I therefore thought it would be worth sharing the best innovation posts I find each month. I will try and keep the list between 4-6 every month and I’ll add a line or two on the golden nugget(s) I picked up.
Here is my January list;
1. Prioritization, funding and scope: Where management fails innovation
Golden nugget : No strategy, no clarity, no prioritization, no innovation
Author: Jeffery Phillips Site: Innovation on Purpose Date: 24 Jan 2013 Reading time: 5 mins
2. Efficiency or Innovation: Who Wins?
Golden Nugget: CFO cost cutting and savings provide instant results where innovation might take 2/3 years. Who makes the decision of focus?
Author: Stephan Lindegaard Site: 15Inno Date: 22 Jan 2013 Reading time: 2 mins
3. The One Innovation Rule That Matters Most
Golden nugget: Being prepared to be misunderstood
Author: Haydn Shaughnessy Site: Forbes Date: 25 Jan 2013 Reading time: 4 mins
4. To Increase Innovation, Take the Sting Out of Failure
Golden Nugget : Reward Smart Failures in Addition to Success
Author: Doug Sundheim Site: Havard Business Review Date: 9 Jan 2013 Reading time: 5 mins
Please leave a comment below if you found another great innovation post from the last 30 days.