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What are the Three Horizons of innovation?
One of the questions we ask when you’re setting up a project in the Projects module is about which horizon your project relates to. To fill in this fie...
Mon, 3 Jun, 2019 at 12:30 PM
Innovation ambition - what's yours?
Before embarking on any innovation programme, it's wise to consider what you would like it to achieve for your organisation. This should always...
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019 at 11:01 AM
Three Horizons or Innovation Ambition - which model should I use?
At times, it can feel as if there's no end to the different ways of defining and categorising innovation. Are there three types, six types, five catego...
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019 at 3:02 PM
What is innovation?
Innovation is a broad term, which means that there are many definitions of it ranging from the simple to the complex. For us, innovation is simply t...
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019 at 11:02 AM
What are the ten types of innovation?
Innovation is about creating value from novelty. How that value is created, and what the novel element might be, are not fixed: this means that innovation c...
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019 at 11:22 AM
What is design thinking?
Design thinking is an approach for creative problem-solving that emphasises human centred research and learning. As such, it lends itself extremely well to ...
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019 at 3:12 PM
What is the Lean Startup?
The Lean Startup is an approach to creating a new product or business developed by a number of management thinkers during the early 2000s. The approach comb...
Tue, 9 Jul, 2019 at 4:52 PM
Writing a great value proposition
The value proposition lies at the heart of any business model, product or service, and is a fundamental expression of why a customer or stakeholder would wa...
Tue, 9 Jul, 2019 at 4:52 PM
What is disruptive innovation?
Disruptive innovation is a concept first described by Joseph Bower and Clayton Christensen in 1995, and refers to a particular way in which a market can b...
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019 at 1:50 PM
What are experiments?
One of the key elements of the Lean Startup methodology is the idea of experiments. Experiments are the tests you run to prove (or disprove) your assumption...
Mon, 2 Sep, 2019 at 7:02 AM