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Too much jargon! Are you “pushing the envelope”?
Everybody wants innovation — but not necessarily the consequences that go with them
It’s also easy to kill off any enthusiasm for employee innovation with too much bureaucracy and barriers
When you are ready for innovation, you have to think out of the box — which can be hard!
Design thinking is a great tool to get around the problems you see in your business:
Technology is often the trigger for new opportunities — but beware that it’s not a SCAM
IT agility is very important
But before you start changing the game, make sure you know what game you’re playing:
The complexity of your existing systems can get in the way of innovation
Over time, your organization may have built up complex systems that no longer make sense (except to those who feel their jobs are threatened?!)
Innovators have to learn that having a good idea isn’t enough — you can’t just hand it over to somebody else to execute, you have to push it yourself:
But smart companies will put processes in place to help pioneers move their innovations forward:
At the end of the day, innovation is hard work — but it’s worth it!
Personal cloud solutions are all the rage…
Alexa, what’s the next big breakthrough in computer interfaces?!
How about — bear with me here — we actually try to change something?!
Do you have problems thinking outside the box?
Unauthorized drone usage? You’re suspended!
Fed up with talk about digital disruption? You’re not the only one!
Top executive tip — promise what you can’t deliver!
Beware of executives reading airline magazines!
You have to “skate to where the puck will be” — or do you?!
Why is so much “innovation” just so… small-minded?
Hey, it’s really important for all of us to embrace change! (you go first!)
Innovation in large organizations can be hard work…
Innovation is hard to do on a silo-by-silo basis!
Go be an innovation hero! And make sure you fulfill all these KPIs…