Innovation program design.

We co-design strategic masterplans for corporate innovation programs.

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Innovation strategy for enterprises.

Are innovation initiatives scattered in your organization, often overlapping or aiming at different goals? Are resources not aligned with the expected impact? Is there unclarity on who is taking ownership of different innovation initiatives?

The goal of the innovation program design is to give an answer to innovation strategy challenges, by co-creating a structured innovation process that is tailored to your organization. We collaborate in the design and roll-out of this new processes, with the aim of achieving your innovation strategic goals. During this process, we use case examples and our experience and learnings in the innovation process design to make your innovation process a success.

“We finished an accelerator program in 6 countries. With this process, we see plenty of opportunities to take the very pragmatic projects they put on the table and help them to push them through in a very structured manner but also forcing them to think in a different way”.
Carlos Espina, Senior Vice President, LafargeHolcim

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What to expect from our innovation program design.

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Understanding of the market & position

Before jumping to strategy and action plans, we help organizations find their strategic position in the competitive environment.

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List of opportunities for growth

Through scenario analysis and opportunity scan, we identify the most valuable paths for growth.

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Innovation mission statement

Many organizations we worked with lacked a clear mission statement and measurable objectives for their innovation strategies. We help identify clear goals and create internal alignment.

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No-bullshit innovation strategy blueprint

Over a 200-page Word or Powerpoint doc that no one will read, we prefer a concise, straight-to-the-point, actionable strategy document.

Program overview

A 3-step process to design the ideal innovation strategy.

We don’t use traditional consulting approaches: instead, we apply proven design thinking principles and other modern proven frameworks of innovation management. This approach can be used for both existing and new innovation programs. From in-house accelerators to external design sprints, the goal is to improve and accelerate the rollout of innovation programs.

During the different strategic innovation sessions, we use innovation frameworks to capture insights and structure the discussions. Every session will be guided by experienced innovation strategists.

We use various successful innovation cases to learn from different organizations and perspectives of best case examples, in- and outside your industry.

Board of Innovation will conduct in-depth interviews with key stakeholders in the organization and create an overview of the existing organizational culture and map innovation activities on a structured framework. This activity allows us to identify the innovation archetype of your organization.

Results

  • Understanding the market & position
  • Clarity on the current culture & organization
  • Mapping of current innovation activities & impact

The team will do explorative research inside and outside of your industry to look for signals of disruption. Hereby we’ll get a good overview of the key market trends & drivers for change.

During an inspiring session, your company will get insights in multiple startups & corporates who executed a successful innovation strategy.

Results

  • The team is inspired by multiple inspiring cases of successful innovation strategies.
  • An overview of your key market trends & drivers for change
  • List of opportunities for growth
We co-create an innovation mission statement based on the insights from the deep-dive and exploration phases. We translate this mission into a structured blueprint of activities & priorities for your organization. Each activity will have clear goals and metrics to ensure impact. Finally, we build an action plan for the first pilot.
Results
  • Innovation mission statement
  • Structured blueprint for growth
  • Action plan for the first pilot initiative

Client cases

Trusted by Fortune500 and global innovators.

Board of Innovation makes Fortune500 corporations innovate like startups, mixing proven methods from design thinking and lean startup.

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Innovation program design.​

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