A healthy culture can become the inner force driving the transformation of the organization while cultural blockers can prove to be the single point of failure even for well-planned, expensive innovation programs.

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But, how could a company develop ‘a culture of innovation’?


A home office desk with laptop, screen and camera
A home office desk with laptop, screen and camera

There seems to be a great alternative: Work from Anywhere.



Idea management is an essential innovation process — especially in large, complex organizations. This post presents the key principles that enable companies to ideate and innovate at scale.

A an artistic message that reads ‘turn ideas into reality’
A an artistic message that reads ‘turn ideas into reality’
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To streamline and accelerate innovation, companies need to integrate flexible processes and leverage advanced idea management technologies.


This month, in the Innovation Machine: A practical guide on how to empower the Innovation Function of your company during the lockdown. Also, a method to accelerate your ideation processes — by adopting a simple ‘idea model’ — and the key traits of Digital Product Leaders.

Innovation in Times of Crisis

Accelerating the ideation process with the ‘Idea Model’

The 9 traits of a digital product manager


How and why to accelerate innovation amid the pandemic.

Why invest in innovation during times of crisis?

1. To increase your opportunity discovery bandwidth.

2. To improve the ‘state of mind’ of your company.

How to empower innovation in times of crisis?

1. Make it more ‘available’

2. Make it more ‘flexible’


How Might We use the latest digital technologies to tackle the ‘Fake News’ problem?

People looking at their smart phones
People looking at their smart phones
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A chain of ideas ‘written in stone’ on blockchain — in the context of Open Innovation. A global platform for publishing ideas, empowering collaboration, and contribution.

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I genuinely believe in ideas. Great ideas energize and inspire people; they can transform teams, products, companies, or even societies; they can bring fresh views to complex problems; they can reshape strategies and shed light on unexplored areas.


When ideating at scale, it is important to capture ideas using a shared, compact format. This article presents the Idea Model along with various examples of how to write effective executive summaries for your product or business concepts.

A person is looking on a wall full of yellow sticky notes, possibly with ideas
A person is looking on a wall full of yellow sticky notes, possibly with ideas
Beyond sticky notes — ideas need some structure (Photo by Per Lööv on Unsplash)


A simple, yet powerful model for capturing and sharing business ideas — the ‘Idea form’.

An attempt to draft an idea on paper
An attempt to draft an idea on paper
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Ideators often have a hard time explaining their ideas with clarity — due to lack of time, tools, or due to limited experience and lack of guidance.

George Krasadakis

Author of https://www.theinnovationmode.com/ Opinions and views are my own

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