Analogies offer a powerful way to generate new ideas based on linking similar worlds or properties to give fresh a fresh perspective. See also levels of abstraction, DOME project
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
This framework has been developed by Richard Owen and colleagues and is designed to enable discussion and exploration around the key theme of responsible innovation.
In these videos Alex Osterwalder explains the basic ideas behind the Business Model Canvas 1. A short talk about the principles of BMC 2. Longer – 45 minutes – talk 3. A series of talks about different aspects of BMC 4. A short interview with Alex
Value curves 1 This is a useful tool to help explore innovation opportunities in developing new products or services.
This is a tool to help identify opportunities for process innovation. Process mapping
This is an activity based on using the CP tool to explore strategic options for innovation.
These are tools to help build innovation management capability Innovation fitness test Absorptive capacity audit High involvement innovation audit SPOTS framework