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How to Build an Organization-Wide Employee Innovation Program
Collaborative Innovation

How to Build an Organization-Wide Employee Innovation Program

Our post covers the common mistakes teams make when developing an employee innovation program and best practices to see success from your initiatives.

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
How to Develop an Innovation Process to Launch New Ideas
Innovation Process

How to Develop an Innovation Process to Launch New Ideas

Our post explains how to develop an innovation process — we discuss researching strategic objectives, designing workflows & building a culture of innovation.

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Collaborative Innovation

How to Create a Collaborative Innovation Process and Network

Collaborative innovation is often discussed in companies, but rarely done effectively. We show you the steps to successfully introduce it in your organization.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

6 Innovation & Idea Management Software (2024 Comparison)

Our post compares features and pricing of top-rated innovation management software. We also talk about our runner-ups & other solutions for innovation teams.

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

Innovation Management at most companies is broken. Here’s how we’re fixing it.

Many innovation teams lack strong processes to carry ideas through execution & build a strong culture of innovation. We established InnovationCast to fix this.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Idea Management

How to get stronger ideas, faster

To get stronger ideas faster, focus on clarity, value, and testability. Use challenges for specific goals and ongoing idea collection for broader insights, engaging various perspectives for innovation.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Idea Management

What makes an idea great?

Starting an innovation journey? Dive into what makes an idea genuinely great and ready for takeoff! From desirability to testability, let's chat about turning sparks into fireworks!

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Challenge Driven Innovation

Why you should ask people to suggest new innovation challenges?

Ever thought employees might spot innovation challenges before leaders do? By letting everyone pitch in, you'll uncover hidden opportunities and fresh perspectives! Dive in to discover how to tap into this goldmine of collective insight. #InnovationForAll

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Challenge Driven Innovation

How to be an effective innovation challenge management team?

Unlock innovation in your organization with challenges! Discover innovation challenges, why they matter, and top tips on launching them effectively. From setting clear goals to choosing the right platform, become an innovation pro with this guide!

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Idea Management

How can you improve the quality of your idea before submitting it?

Innovation thrives on great ideas! 💡 Submitting an idea is just the start; refining it ensures success. Seek feedback and align with innovation goals. Need inspiration? Dive into personal experiences, listen actively, or explore beyond your industry. Innovation is a journey, enjoy the ride!

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Idea Management

How do I effectively communicate my idea?

Need help to communicate your idea? Nailing communication is key! Learn how to present ideas clearly, how to address your audience and how to be clear about what you don't know yet. Tips inside!

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Challenge Driven Innovation

What is challenge-driven innovation?

The business landscape is changing, with remote work altering how ideas are shared. Embracing challenge-driven innovation can bridge gaps, focusing collective energy on specific goals. When done right, innovation challenges foster collaboration, drive engagement, and bolster innovation culture. Ready to harness the power of challenges? Dive in to understand their essence and maximize their potential!

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

Is creativity a synonym for innovation?

Creativity & innovation are the dynamic duo powering business success! Think of creativity as the spark, the "lightbulb moment", and innovation as the process to bring it to life. To flourish, businesses must harness both: fostering a creative atmosphere and implementing ideas purposefully. Ready to mix magic with method? Dive in!

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

What are the key responsibilities and tasks of an innovation manager?

Innovation needs dedicated support and ongoing engagement, like HR, Marketing, Accounting, or Engineering. Dive into the vital roles of innovation teams and managers, how they build structures for innovation, and the key traits that make a successful innovation leader. Let's make innovation an everyday priority!

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

What are the most common misconceptions about innovation management?

Disrupting the market isn't just about "eureka moments". Dive into the real-world strategies behind successful companies. Unmask common innovation myths and discover how to truly thrive in the innovation game.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Culture

Can an innovation culture be "created"?

Navigating company culture can be tricky. It influences employee satisfaction, business success, and innovation. Dive into our article to understand organizational culture, its impact on growth, and steps to foster a vibrant culture of innovation.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

What are the key obstacles to innovation?

Beware of "innovation theatre"! The real goal is turning ideas into tangible value. Innovation isn't just about game-changing inventions; it requires clear vision, leadership support, and adequate resources. Tackle key barriers to ensure success: from aligning company strategy to ensuring technological readiness. Dive deep to understand customers and stay agile to meet the fast-paced external environment.

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

What's are the indicators that a business is having trouble innovating?

Struggling with innovation? Dive into common roadblocks like capturing quality ideas, progressing them, and achieving results. Uncover the power of clear goals, validation, and understanding your audience to supercharge your innovation efforts. Let's innovate smarter, not harder!

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

Why does innovation management require a systematic approach

Innovation isn't just about great ideas—it's about a systematic process to bring them to life. Harnessing enthusiasm is easy; the challenge is having a dedicated approach to nurturing and implementation. Fostering innovation can be tricky, but a structured approach will help keep the innovative spirit alive. Systemize, optimize, and innovate!

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

What's the best innovation process to organise innovation management activities

Innovation management it's the "art" of bringing ideas to life. This article delves into the heart of innovation processes, explaining their role in turning ideas into reality. Dive in to explore the importance of tailored processes for diverse ideas, ensuring your business harnesses the true power of innovation.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

What's the difference between breakthrough innovation and disruptive innovation?

History has shown industry giants like Blockbuster & Blackberry toppled by innovators like Netflix & Apple. But what's true disruption? Explore the key differences between breakthrough and disruptive innovations, and discover why market leaders are not invincible.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

What are the different types of innovation? Why do we need them all?

Innovation extends beyond just product design. From redefining business and profit models to fostering unique customer engagement, exploring the Doblin Framework's 10 types of innovation can ignite growth and resilience in any business. Take a look to discover how!

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

What's the best definition of innovation?

Innovation isn't just a big idea—it's a journey! From ideation to fruition, innovation spans beyond invention. It's about staying relevant, taking ideas, and nurturing them to full bloom with the right tools, like InnovationCast.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

What are the key outcomes of innovation?

Innovation isn't just about new products! From refining business models to enhancing customer experiences, innovation touches every facet of your business. Dive in to uncover how broadening your innovation horizons can skyrocket success and keep rivals at bay.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

Why is everybody talking about innovation?

Innovation is the lifeblood of modern business! Dive into why innovation is vital for lasting success. Plus, explore the 3 Es Framework - Enhance, Extend, and Explore, to guide your innovation journey. Stay ahead by improving what sets you apart but also by envisioning the future.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

What is innovation management?

Dive into the importance of innovation management! It's key to long-term success, ensuring ideas evolve from concepts to reality. With a dedicated team, benefit from quicker idea implementation, better ROI, and improved collaboration. Embrace collaborative innovation for diverse inputs and faster breakthroughs. Remember, innovation is a journey, not an end goal.

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

The Synergy Between Disruptive Innovation and Network Effects

Learn how to adopt a customer-centric approach to disruptive innovation, leverage network effects, and amplify value creation.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

Crossing the Innovation Adoption Gap with Life Cycle Assessment

Breaking down the concepts of the Diffusion of Innovations, the Technology Adoption Lifecycle, the Chasm, LCA, and everything in-between.

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Culture

Innovation Management: Shaping the Intrapreneurial Journey

Navigate the fascinating realm of intrapreneurship to capitalize on the untapped potential of your employees through innovation management and embrace change with an audacious vision.

Leonardo Varella-Cid
Leonardo Varella-Cid
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Innovation Management

The Ripple Effect of Sustaining Innovation: How Marginal Innovations Compound Over Time

Learn about the game-changing potential of sustaining innovation: witness the compounding impact of marginal innovations.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast
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Startup Scouting

Startup Scouting: Driving Disruptive Innovation in 2023

Expand your business horizons with startup scouting. Embrace disruptive innovation to explore new opportunities and drive growth.

Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes
Co-Founder @ InnovationCast