Defining the organizational purpose and promoting organizational alignment are two key factors for creating a culture that supports innovation. In this series of articles focused on Innovation Culture, we are going to share insights and cases of organizations that implemented innovation programs (and less structured initiatives) with the involvement of a wide range of managers and employees.
Last year our team participated at the Open Innovation 2.0 Conference in Dublin and it was there Rui Patrício and Tim got acquainted.
After a prolific week in Vienna, CONTINUE TO GROW is going to exhibit a new software based solution "Collaborative Intelligence" at Procurement Week 2015 in Cardiff.
From 11th to 13th of March all innovators will be heading to Front End Innovation (FEI) in Vienna, Austria. FEI 2015 is ALL about creating meaningful opportunities for innovators to collaborate based on content.
It has been highlighted on previous posts the critical role of artifacts in producing valued and expected behaviors. The main finding is that innovative behaviors are unlikely to occur unless these values and norms are manifest in the stories, physical layout, rituals, and language of the organization.
According to the latest Global Innovation 1000 Survey - Proven Paths to Innovation Success - published in the strategy+business issue 77 winter 2014, "the five specific capabilities and processes that respondents most often report having improved over the last decade were, in order of selection frequency: