There is nothing better than having a BHAG

  Great leaders understand that one of their key responsibilities is to set the goals for innovation.  Most leaders don’t take this effort seriously and as a result their organizations suffer.  They violate the Law of BHAG in the 7 Immutable Laws of Innovation. A key component of setting the innovation goal is to create […]

Getting The Timing Right For An Innovation – Like a slate!

getting the timing right clock

I’m a firm believer that the difference between a good idea and a great idea is getting the timing right.  There are a number of items to consider when deciding when is the right time to bring an innovation to market. For example: Is there a technology coming that will transform the experience/market? Are customers ready to […]

Can Design Increase Your Likelihood For Success?

Can Design Increase Your Likelihood For Success?

The UK Design Council has a new case study up, on how design was used to prop up declining sales of steam irons as well as competing with cheaper asian imports. Here’s a snippet. The product was based on detailed analysis of the market which highlighted two areas for product innovation which would provide real […]