Top 10 Innovation Links of the Week: 12.4.15

By Arwen Heredia | Crowdsourcing
December 4, 2015

Welcome to Spigit’s weekly roundup of innovation links, where we feature a carefully curated selection of our favorite content on innovation, crowdsourcing, and more from around the web.

Here are 10 new discoveries from this week.
1. Lean Innovation Management – Making Corporate Innovation Work
Who it’s from: Steve Blank

The skinny: Steve Blank outlines how lean innovation practices can drive 10 times the number of initiatives in a fifth of the time. Read more >>

2. The Good, the Bad, and the Future of Creative Collaboration
Who it’s from: Jeff Degraff 

The skinny: How do you achieve equality without uniformity, variety without discord, and cooperation without consensus? Business author and expert Jeff Degraff provides a few ideas in this article. Read more >>

3. Innovation and the Art of Implementation
Who it’s from: Huffington Post

The skinny: Robert F. Brands, founder of Innovationcoach.com, offers a straightforward warning: #innovateordie. He also explains why innovation cannot happen without implementation. Read more >>

4. How Atlassian Builds Innovation Culture
Who it’s from: Atlassian

The skinny: Watch Jose Morales, head of business development at Atlassian, speak at the Gartner ITxpo about how to build a culture of innovation. Read more >>

5. Is Your CEO Serious About Innovation? 10 Questions to Ask
Who it’s from: Business Innovation Factory

The skinny: Here are 10 questions to ask your CEO to find out how they really feel about innovation — and if your company is ready to take it on. Read more >>

6. The Role of the B2B CMO in Innovation
Who it’s from: Bob Domenz

The skinny: Bob Domenz looks at how Marketers have the opportunity to make a significant impact on business-to-business innovation. Read more >>

7. The Innovation Elite: 2015 Top 100 Global Innovators
Who it’s from: Bob Stembridge

The skinny: Find out what the Top 100 Global Innovators have in common, including a shared methodology that supports three phases to innovation: Discovery, Protection, and Commercialization. Read more >>

8. How To Measure Innovation (To Get Real Results)
Who it’s from: Soren Kaplan

The skinny: Want to get tangible results from your innovation program? Of course you do. Here’s what you should be analyzing to get them. Read more >>

9. Top Five Reasons Digital Innovation is Easier Said than Done
Who it’s from: Tim Bridges

The skinny: Tim Bridges of Spigit customer Capgemini highlights why digital innovation requires long-term perspective. Read more >>

10. The Missing Innovation Ingredient
Who it’s from: Rob Shelton

The skinny: Does your innovation program effectively support collaboration? Is your idea engine running on high-octane partnerships? Rob Shelton discusses why these things are so important to success. Read more >>

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