IdeaComb Blog

Evolution of Front End of Innovation and its value

The objective of an organization is to meet the expectations of its stake holders by creating new products & services, improve organization efficiency, create brand image, increase customer’s experience, optimize supply chain and so on. In order to achieve the

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Intrapreneurship : An approach to fuel innovation

“Entrepreneur” should be considered a job title in all modern companies that depend on innovation for their future growth … Eric Ries, The Lean Startup “Napkin to IPO” a pretty common phrase in Silicon Valley one get to hear. Essentially

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Facebook + Instagram : Are Pictures a new medium of communicating thoughts, ideas, preferences?

Pictures are worth thousand words. We have heard this number of times. Last couple weeks, it has been all about Facebook’s $1Bn acquisition of Instagram. A company that is about a year old and not having any revenues is bought

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Social Workplace : A top down cultural change driving bottom up performance

Social media technologies have certainly changed our day to day lives dramatically on how we communicate connect and engage in conversations with our family, friends, colleagues at work and our customers. Most of the enterprises today have embraced this change

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Ideas do come from where you expect it the least!

During our recent webinar, one of the messages was ” Innovation is everyone’s responsibility – not just R&D’s”. As I was reflecting on this, during post-webinar conversations with few of the acquaintances, we certainly had number of different perspectives coming

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Don’t miss the opportunity to identify the Killer Idea

Today, we are at a stage where we are receiving innumerable ideas, from the entire ecosystem of the organization, which was not the case earlier. Years ago, handful of ideas generated within the minds of certain individuals. Today, ideas being

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Posted in Idea Management, Idea Pipeline, Idea Review

Innovation = unstructured idea + structured execution

A typical sunny California morning and on my morning jog, I was crossing the famous one infinite loop in Cupertino..yes..that is the Apple HQ; and as always I was thinking what makes this company so different?… ‘Innovation’ is the first

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Posted in Innovation Management