Innovation & Your Organisation

The Search for the Secret Sauce for Innovation Culture

Have you ever wondered what makes some organisations innovative while others use the best available techniques and advice but can’t make it stick? So, I think we’ve found the secret sauce… it’s the mindset of your employees, it’s the way individual mindsets combine to make a healthy team and it’s how the organisation reinforces and …

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Cultivating Super-Minds to Drive and Deliver Strategy

The waves of change are not going to subside anytime soon. As AI and other advanced technologies permeate the workplace, flipping mindsets, learning new behaviours and skills and shaping organisational cultures are causing us to radically rethink work in ways that maximise the intelligence of both humans and machines. Leading companies are recognising that these …

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The hot topic! Idea management systems

In this Collaborative Circle, Hargraves facilitated it’s first Idea Management Leaders Forum, with leaders from 18 diverse organisations representing over 100,000 employees across corporate and government. The hot topic was the introduction and ongoing operation of formal idea management systems. Key messages for leaders responsible for idea management implementation was discussed, with insights summarised below. …

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Mitigating Risk in Corporate Innovation

Interview with Mark Cohen, CTO, Domain.com.au  by Annette Dockerty. Domain, the property brand of Fairfax Media, is seen as the growth engine for the media organisation, figures for 2015 include 37% digital advertising revenue growth and 38% growth of revenue from Domain.com.au. In this interview with Domain CTO Mark Cohen, we explore how he addresses the challenges in …

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Is Your Innovation Process Curtailing Agility in Today’s Environment?

Innovation occurs when something new to you is implemented that adds value. Innovation is a process that is adapted to the culture of your organisation and the current climate of the market that you are experiencing. Most of our members have successfully utilised various forms of a Stage-Gate® Process developed by Robert Cooper and adapted …

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What’s the question most leaders are afraid of?

Innovation, Strategy and Risk (Part 1) The recent turbulence of our market has a well-established ruthlessness in decimating long loved institutions. Brands once considered to be indomitable, such as Kodak, Nokia and Australia’s automotive industry, are disappearing faster than the Amazon; whilst Uber, AirBNB, and, somewhat ironically, Amazon Inc, are exploding in scale, dominance and …

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Why do some organisations get innovation while others struggle to make it happen?

Innovation is anything that is new that, when implemented, adds value, with the emphasis on “when implemented”. Innovation is not hackathons, it’s not implementing idea management systems. IDEAS exist everywhere in organisations. It’s implementing good ideas that organisations struggle with as too often they are encumbered with focussing on ‘business as usual’. I was reminded …

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