Levels of abstraction This is a tool to help identify new insights and solutions by searching for analagous problems in other fields. See also analogies, DOME project, cause and effect diagram, and frequency chart
Value curves 1 This is a useful tool to help explore innovation opportunities in developing new products or services.
DOME final version This case describes a project to improve patient safety through learning from other sectors and offers some interesting insights into the idea of recombinant innovation.
Process mapping activity
This is a tool to help identify opportunities for process innovation. Process mapping
This audio interview discusses some of the issues around developing an open innovation strategy in a large public sector organization in the UK. You can find a transcript of the interview here.
transcript of david overton This is a transcript of the interview with David which you can find here.
This is an activity based on using the CP tool to explore strategic options for innovation.
These are some quick interactive self-test quizzes covering various themes. Introduction to innovation Social innovation and entrepreneurship Globalization Building innovative organizations Sources of innovation Discontinuous innovation Searching for opportunities Innovation networks Developing new products and services Starting new ventures Knowledge and intellectual property Creating value and growing ventures Learning to manage innovation
This is a report exploring the ways in which design thinking can contribute to effective innovation. AIM Executive Briefing Intelligent Design
- Using the 4Ps approach to explore innovation space
- Uses for ….
- Uses for …
- The Way We Do Things Around Here
- Success and Failure in Innovation
- Strategic planning for implementation
- Strategic advantage through knowledge
- Strategic advantage through innovation
- SPOTS – an audit framework for new product or service development