Innovation Cartoons

 

Everybody wants innovation — but not necessarily the consequences that go with them

yes to innovation no to change

It’s easy to give up on innovation after the first setbacks:innovation no tried that once

It’s important not to be too busy to think about innovation…too-busy-for-innovationBecause your competition isn’t going to stand still.

Undermined-business-model-innovation

It’s also easy to kill off any enthusiasm for employee innovation with too much bureaucracy and barriers

Killing innovation

When you are ready for innovation, you have to think out of the box — which can be hard!

It's hard to think out of the boxA change of scenery can help:

you know what you need? a change of air

Design thinking is a great tool to get around the problems you see in your business:

time-for-a-design-thinking-workshop

Technology is often the trigger for new opportunities — but beware that it’s not a SCAM

sounds-like-a-SCAM

IT agility is very important

Working-on-our-it-agility

But before you start changing the game, make sure you know what game you’re playing:

Game-Changer

The complexity of your existing systems can get in the way of innovation

innovation-vs-complexity

Over time, your organization may have built up complex systems that no longer make sense:

cartoon sure it looks complicated

Cloud technology may help you innovate with more agility… cloud agility

In order to innovate, you have to “fail fast, fail forward”Failure-to-innovate

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:

I-have-to-push-my-idea-rock

But smart companies will put processes in place to help pioneers move their innovations forward:

Rock-uphill

At the end of the day, innovation is hard work — but it’s worth it!

Kite-off-the-ground2

Personal cloud solutions are all the rage…

oh-thats-just-my-personal-cloud

 

4 Comments
  1. Hello Timo,
    These cartoons are a great and I would like to use some on our internal company website. The use is non-commercial and meant to inspire more innovation in our company.
    I will of course give credit to you. May I have your permission?
    Regards,
    Lena

  2. Hello Timo,

    may I use some of these cartoons for an internal team meeting ? This is not commercial.

  3. Hello Timo,

    I hope you’re well.

    Would it be possible to use these cartoons internally?

    Thanks,

    Martina

  4. Hello Timo,

    These cartoons are great! May I use some of them (by giving reference to your website) for an internal team meeting ? This is not commercial.

    Regards

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