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Taking ideas to the point of no return: why intrapreneurship matters

Taking ideas to the point of no return: why intrapreneurship matters | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
In the run up to the Intrapreneurship Conference in Barcelona this year, I'm talking to a few people who have the words
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Useful article on practical aspects of managing innovation.

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What Visionary Companies Do Differently

What Visionary Companies Do Differently | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Visionary companies do not only try to see into the future – they create the future. The history of innovation is scattered with examples of misjudgments regarding the dynamics of new technology.
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How innovative companies unlearn what they have learned in university, ignore 'best practice' and create something truly innovative.

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Innovation failure starts at the top

Innovation failure starts at the top | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

In a  survey to identify most likely reasons for innovation failure, the top ten that stand out head and shoulders above all the others are nearly all down to the simple failure of innovation engagement in its leadership. Failure lies at the very top on why innovation fails.

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Report: How to Cultivate Innovation in your Business

Most companies struggle with innovation. to succeed, leaders need to cultivate a specific mindset: one that is more open, nimble and resilient—as well as willing to fail.

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Six Ideas Driving The Future Of Innovation

Six Ideas Driving The Future Of Innovation | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
We know the idea of a core competency is dead, or dying, but what will replace it? Here are six ideas that matter for how we think about innovation in future.
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Interesting article outlining new paradign for future innovative company, one that is more fluid and able to adapt to new challenges.

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The Heart of Innovation: 50 Ways to Foster a Sustainable Culture of Innovation

The Heart of Innovation: 50 Ways to Foster a Sustainable Culture of Innovation | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
Creativity, Innovation, Team Building, Leadership, Brainstorming, Idea Champions
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It doesn't matter how good your innovation processes are, if the company culture does not promote innovative behaviour, you will ultimately fail. This list gives you some guidlines to cultivating a good environment for innovation in your organisation.

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How to Create an Innovation Ecosystem

How to Create an Innovation Ecosystem | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it
The best ideas don't spring from individuals.

When we talk about innovation, we often focus on individuals. Take the endless fascination with Steve Jobs as an innovative leader, or our innate tendency to attribute a discovery to a single inventor. In business, we generally identify good innovators and nurture their ability to generate creative practical solutions to new problems. There is less focus on the kinds of structures that promote a culture of innovation.


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The Four Currents of a Culture of Innovation

The Four Currents of a Culture of Innovation | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

Much has been written about the culture of an innovation. But when all the management speak is stripped away, there are four basic underlying dynamics.

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