Board of Innovation https://www.boardofinnovation.com WE MAKE CORPORATES INNOVATE LIKE STARTUPS Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:33:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 16 cognitive biases that can kill your decision making https://www.boardofinnovation.com/blog/2017/08/02/16-cognitive-biases-that-kill-innovative-thinking/ Wed, 02 Aug 2017 15:26:11 +0000 https://www.boardofinnovation.com/?p=13725 The purpose of this article is to discuss several key cognitive biases and their effects on decision making within strategic innovation management as well as how to minimize their effects so that team members can contribute optimally to the fuzzy innovation process. They are essential in understanding and managing appropriately to ensure your innovation outputs are most suitable to your ... Read More

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The Innovation Matrix – A tool to define the Innovation Strategy that best fits your company https://www.boardofinnovation.com/blog/2017/07/25/innovation-matrix-tool-to-define-your-innovation-strategy/ Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:21:37 +0000 http://www.boardofinnovation.com/?p=13623 Over the past 9 years, Board of Innovation has supported many large organizations in designing and executing a wide range of innovation initiatives. Now, navigating through all these different formats is not always easy. Multiple times, we’ve been asked by innovation managers questions like ‘What is the best innovation initiative for our organization?’ or ‘How do others tackle this problem?’. ... Read More

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When to apply Lean Startup and/or Design Thinking https://www.boardofinnovation.com/blog/2017/07/18/lean-startup-versus-design-thinking/ Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:00:21 +0000 http://www.boardofinnovation.com/?p=13583 Design Thinking and Lean Startup have become a part of any innovation enthusiast’s jargon. These relatively new methodologies are being used by corporates as well as startups to structure and de-risk their innovation activities. Inspired by success stories such as Uber, Airbnb, Facebook, Google, companies are increasingly looking to Design Thinking and Lean Startup for answers. In order to find ... Read More

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How to Make Money With An App (and other business model ideas to explore) https://www.boardofinnovation.com/blog/2017/07/17/how-to-make-money-app-business-model-ideas/ Mon, 17 Jul 2017 06:49:47 +0000 http://www.boardofinnovation.com/?p=13597 (this post is a summary of the Keynote presentation I did at the European Innovation Academy) Since we launched our consultancy years ago, I must have guided close to 1000 corporate start-ups. Of course, I guided some just for a day, while others were for six months or more! One topic that I regularly covered in these consultancy tracks & accelerator programs ... Read More

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10 Questions to prove that you can run a Design Sprint today https://www.boardofinnovation.com/blog/2017/07/14/run-a-design-sprint-today/ Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:27:42 +0000 http://www.boardofinnovation.com/?p=13588 At the time we’re writing this post, we’ve run more than 20 design sprints for Fortune 500 companies and other organizations. We’ve experienced an increasing interest and experience around design sprints, and our clients are well aware of it. Many innovation practitioners know the overall structure and objectives of these kinds of innovation programs. Yet, we receive a huge amount of ... Read More

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Internet of Things will make you live longer! https://www.boardofinnovation.com/blog/2017/06/30/iot-will-make-you-live-longer/ Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:54:39 +0000 http://www.boardofinnovation.com/?p=13564 The healthcare industry, just like the manufacturing, agriculture, transportation, and many other industries, has not been spared by the IoT revolution. IoT applications could force a shift in healthcare from an illness-centered system to a wellness-centered system. In this scenario, healthcare wouldn’t just cure people but increasingly and preventatively care about people. If IoT can fasten this process, the future of healthcare ... Read More

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9 Indicators That Prove That Your Corporate Innovation Program is Failing https://www.boardofinnovation.com/blog/2017/05/29/9-indicators-that-prove-your-innovation-program-is-failing/ Mon, 29 May 2017 10:15:11 +0000 http://www.boardofinnovation.com/?p=13535 Most of the Corporate Innovation Programs don’t reach a breakeven. On the basis of our experience with corporate clients, we collected 9 indicators that signal that something is going wrong + 13 clear actions to take! Have you ever heard these sentences yourself? If yes, use them as a wake-up call to improve or reframe your Corporate Innovation Program. Btw, ... Read More

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The 9 biggest challenges for corporates to implement lean startup https://www.boardofinnovation.com/blog/2017/04/24/9-biggest-challenges-corporates-implement-lean-startup/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:45:33 +0000 http://www.boardofinnovation.com/?p=13477 This post is written for innovation managers & corporate lean startup coaches. For basic descriptions of the terms MVP or intrapreneurship, look elsewhere. Here are the 9 biggest challenges for corporates to implement lean startup and 23 great best practices to tackle them: Organizations designed to maximize efficiency 1. Product Dev/Engineers have no direct contact with clients. Sales and customer ... Read More

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33 Tips to Make the Perfect Innovation Pitch https://www.boardofinnovation.com/blog/2017/03/30/33-tips-make-perfect-innovation-pitch/ Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:37:01 +0000 http://www.boardofinnovation.com/?p=13309 Prepare upfront by looking into these key presentation tips and level up your skills for a successful pitch. Don’t forget that this is just as important as the content you are presenting! Whether or not you’ll achieve the desired outcome, can be affected by the way the handle your presentation. We’ll cover three different topics that affect your pitch: Storytelling & ... Read More

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Generate better business ideas with these 10 triggers & innovation examples https://www.boardofinnovation.com/blog/2017/03/09/generate-better-business-ideas-10-triggers-innovation-examples/ Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:47:13 +0000 http://www.boardofinnovation.com/?p=13222 For some, it’s really hard to generate a lot of ideas. To help you and your team we’ve listed +10 ways to find better business ideas. For every category, we’ve added a couple of examples. Whether you’re working at a fast-paced Hackathon or an in-depth Innovation Accelerator you will always need inspiration to level up your business concepts! The following 50 slides will ... Read More

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