8 Fluffy Buzzwords you should NEVER use in your corporate innovation brainstorm

Nick FransenInnovation

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As an innovation consultant at Board of Innovation, I’ve guided my share Ideation sessions by now. The results that come out of these sessions can be astounding. Quirky twists of the brain turned into tangible and valuable ideas. Rule #1 of course being: don’t judge ideas in the creativity phase. (No need to tell you this, there’s plenty of literature … Read More


10 Sources to step up your innovation game

Peter GoossensInnovation, Resources

10 sources to step up your innovation game

Innovation involves research, and you need to be aware of what is happening around your business. In many cases, you can learn a lot from products or services that are already out there. Maybe by doing research, you could find some innovative ideas from other industries which could eventually fit yours. But finding the right trends or inspiration can be a … Read More


Get inspired by these 4 TED talks on Creativity in Business

Peter GoossensInnovation

“Don't worry about a thing,every little thing is gonna be alright”

Creativity improves the process of solving problems. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about developing a new product, a strategy or an innovative way to stay ahead of the competition. Creative problem solving gives that competitive edge that any business is striving to achieve. How can you apply creativity in business? Dive in and get some expert advice from these … Read More


How to innovate in complex environments?

Peter GoossensDesign Thinking, Innovation

Complex environments

Design Thinking, again? By now, everyone has heard of design thinking and even debating whether or not it is already outdated. Well let me tell you, there are still many companies out there using design thinking methodologies successfully and organizations that have never even explored its benefits. This is because some big companies do not know how to make use … Read More


Insight into our Design Thinking Workshops

Peter GoossensBoard Of Innovation, Innovation

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Design Thinking – Case: Philadelphia (Geneva Global) When Geneva Global approached us for a Design Thinking training, we were immediately enthused. Not only because of the noble goal they envision as a company (impactful and efficient philanthropy), but also because of the interesting industry – applying Design Thinking in a Business to Business oriented context. To level out everyone’s understanding … Read More


20 questions to ask when validating your business idea

Tom De MoorInnovation, Innovation Management

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A part of our innovation workshop is idea validation User validation can be categorized into 2 different points of view: problem validation and solution validation. It’s important that you avoid confirmation bias. You must look for the deep-rooted problem of a user instead of pitching your idea. It is all about listening. Do not expect them to reinvent the future … Read More


The tools we used in our Innovation & Creativity training for PPG

Yves CreemersBoard Of Innovation, Innovation

Innovation & creativity training

Recently, me and my colleague Vincent facilitated a 2 day ‘Innovation & Creativity training’ for graduates of PPG, world’s leading coatings company (+46.000 employees, 15.4 Billion turnover). The overall goal of this training was to teach & inspire young graduates with the right techniques & knowledge to come up with creative solutions for challenges they face within PPG. This blogpost will guide … Read More


The perfect intrapreneur: a skillset

Yannick KhayatiBoard Of Innovation, Innovation, Intrapreneurship

Perfect intrapreneur

Intrapreneurship has become a hot topic, but who are these intrapreneurs? What makes them so special? Why are people saying that ‘intrapreneurs are the ones saving the future of the company’? Can you just grab an entrepreneur, wrap him in a suit and put him in a corporate environment? Great guess, that won’t work in most cases, therefore I’ve made … Read More