The Innovation Blog

HBR Blog: Today's Innovation Can Rise from Yesterday's Failure

Posted by Creative Realities on March 29, 2011

In this HBR Blog, created by Jay F. Terwilliger with partner Mark H. Sebell and Vijay Govindarajan, this simple framework is used to determine the success of an innovative effort. It takes corporate will, a marketplace, and strategic competencies to succeed. In other words, successful innovation requires motive, means, and opportunity. Innovation efforts fail anytime they fail to deliver on all three of these domains strongly enough.

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Topics: Mark Sebell, Jay Terwilliger, Vijay Govindarajan, Learning From Failure, Innovation, Cross Functional Teams, Pursuit of Ideas, strategic innovation, growth, new product development

The 5 Essentials for Innovation

Posted by Creative Realities on October 15, 2010

At Creative Realities, we have identified five essentials for innovation.  These are attitudes and behaviors that will make even the best-planned and best-executed innovation processes easier to pursue.  In our experience, no innovation effort can reach its full potential without these five innovation essentials:

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Topics: Learning From Failure, Educated Gut, Innovation, Cross Functional Teams, Pursuit of Ideas, Essentials for Innovation