Innovation Strategy

Innovation without strategy is like building a house without a solid foundation. Problem solving only gets you to the point of making incremental changes that leads to linear growth.

Set a clear innovation vision, determine your growth goals and prioritise key projects – together with your key stakeholders and our expert strategists. 

Innovation Strategy

Innovation without strategy is like building a house without a solid foundation. Problem solving only gets you to the point of making incremental changes that leads to linear growth.

Set a clear innovation vision, determine your growth goals and prioritise key projects – together with your key stakeholders and our expert strategists. 

What you can do in just a few dedicated days

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Prioritise the key projects that are linked to your growth goals and strategy (and drop the ones that aren’t!)

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Define your innovation metrics to track your progress, and build a clear action plan

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Remove the friction that comes from misalignment around your goals and get everyone moving in the same direction

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Shift the focus from incremental changes and problem solving, to exploiting opportunities and creating exponential shifts

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Create a plan that’s got the buy-in of key stakeholders and is easily understood (and embraced) at all levels

How does it work

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Innovation strategy model

Our 5 step approach allows us to co-design with you an innovation strategy that is significant, scalable and sustainable. This is driven by data collected as part of a maturity assessment and external factors, a robust planning process, by engaging key stakeholders and connected workforce around key priorities so innovation is not a silo but the DNA of your organization.

  • Organisation led – customisable to your needs
  • Guided by your company vision
  • Rapid, Iterative and high impact
  • Actionable plan
  • Collaborative – get the right people in the room and to make decisions fast

 

Who needs an innovation strategy

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Innovation Manager

in charge of setting up the innovation function

Senior leaders

that have an innovation function, but want to link the priorities of innovation to the priorities of the business

Executives

that have been in innovation space for a while but (struggle with the implementation phase and have obtain none or relative success in taking their innovation to market)

Strategy options

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Choose the right approach for you depending on your where your organisation is right now.

Not sure which strategy approach you need? Our team can help!

The Strategy Sprint

Duration

Three-day sprint with key innovation leaders and stakeholders

Output
A deep understanding of the current capacity for innovation in your organisation, risk appetite, governance, plus industry trends, white space and market expectations

The Strategy Playbook

Duration
Eight day sprint. Assessment and alignment of your organisations capacity for innovation, created with innovation leaders and the executive.

Output
You’ll shift the focus from incremental changes and problem solving,  developing opportunities and exponential shifts 

What you will walk away with

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Deep understanding of the current capacity for innovation, risk appetite, where you need to innovate, who in your organisation is best suited to drive innovation

Deep understanding of the state of innovation in your organisation and industry trends, white spaces, market expectations.

Organisation wide mapping of Innovation Readiness Understanding of critical existing capabilities and required systems

An innovation vision connected to the strategic priorities of the organization

Understanding of the systemic shifts required to support a function of innovation

Qualitative Outputs – Structured interviews with key players, market experts and futurist

Key Metrics to assess Innovation inputs, throughputs and outputs

Roadmap to org wide innovation

A comprehensive roadmap detailing the Implementation path for Bold Steps Map out the impact and benefits of innovation

Why partner with us?

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We understand and design for your organisation as a system for innovation

We are able to bring an outside view from our connections and learnings working with different organizations, industries and experts

We understand the innovation from the design and business angles

Our insights

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