Working at the innovation frontier….

Innovation matters – but so too does the way in which we approach organizing and managing it.  For some kinds of innovation we can use structured and repeatable processes – but for others we need to work in much more flexible fashion…..

Free innovation

We’re just beginning to appreciate the potential of ‘free innovation’ where users create innovations to help them meet their own needs, and then freely share them…….  See this blog post for more on this topic

Knowledge as a social process

Innovation is all about converting knowledge to value – so it’s worth looking again at how knowledge operates as a social process and managing with this in mind….