SUMMARY Without a doubt, many businesses today consider innovation a cornerstone for growth and sustainability. As companies strive to foster innovation-led growth, prioritizing wise investment in innovation becomes essential. Consequently, there is significant emphasis on the success rate of innovation investments, measured through metrics such as the number of pilots implemented from those started, the […]
Setting goals for the innovation investment is critical if your company treats innovation as a business imperative activity and not just a nice to have that happens on the sideline. This said, setting goals for innovation becomes even more critical in times when resources are scarce and the company needs to reshuffle its priorities. Experience […]
Many companies complain about the lack of innovation metrics but in many cases the lack of innovation accounting is not the most important thing the company needs to focus its efforts on.
In a volatile world where the only certainty is the uncertainty, companies can no longer view innovation as a ‘nice to have’, but a business imperative. A go-to vehicle for sustainable growth. But for long, innovation was seen more as an art form than a science. There is a common tendency to conflate creativity with […]
A Venture Board is a key component of an innovation system – without one you can’t get the much needed innovation accounting metrics. here is how you set one up.
Five Innovation Accounting Indicators that are Telling you if your Middle Managers are Stifling Innovation
It is a well established fact that middle management plays a crucial role in driving innovation. But in the absence of clear indicators for innovation performance it is difficult to say if middle management is actually driving innovation or stifling it.
An executive summary of the Innovation Accounting Book, Winner of the Golden Axiom Business Book Award 2022 for Business intelligence and Innovation. Definition of Innovation Accounting: “an organized system of principles and indicators designed to gather, classify, analyze and report data about a company’s breakthrough and disruptive innovation efforts – working to complement the existing […]
Facebook’s shares are dropping. Does that mean they are done for? Recently Facebook’s shares have dropped significantly. They registered the biggest single-day loss of any listed company in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. Apart from EU regulation issues, the loss seems to be primarily due to losing users on the platform. Affecting daily active […]
In previous articles we identified 4 types of open innovation practices incumbents can engage in and we looked at how two of the four can be measured. Specifically how can free and paid pilots be measured, how can acquisitions (M&A) be measured and how venturing (corporate venture capital investments) can be measured. Now let’s turn […]
In previous articles we identified 4 types of open innovation practices incumbents can engage in and we looked at how two of the four can be measured. Specifically how can free and paid pilots be measured and how can acquisitions (M&A) be measured. Now let’s turn our attention to a third type of open innovation […]