Innovation Maturity Model
One-sheet printable Innovation Maturity Model
9 Keys to an Innovative Culture
An innovative culture is much more than technology- it involves putting organization around your process and people that spurs ongoing engagement and action against ideas that have value. Good habits take time, and the InventValue program conveniently…
8 Aspects of Fresh Innovation Maturity Model
Create a way to collect and organize ideas from all levels within your company.
What is innovation?
What is Innovation? 30+ definitions lead to one fresh summary: Fresh Thinking that Creates Value
Innovation Principle 9: Keep it Open
Responsibility for innovation doesn’t rest with one person or even one group of people. When innovation is part of your culture, everyone is responsible.
Innovation Principle 6: Ideate Alone First
To innovate: ideate alone first. Group think can hinder the ideation process. Individuals need time to fully conceive their ideas before group analysis.
Innovation Principle 3: True Innovation Creates Value
To be innovative, creativity alone is not enough. Products and designs require another key ingredient to generate true value in innovation.
Technology Landscape for Innovation
Innovation and technology are intricately interwoven; this white paper elucidates much of the complexity regarding the technological landscape of innovation.
Product Development Matrix
The product development matrix.
Technology Innovation Cards
Fresh’s Technology Innovation cards empower anyone to think like a designer. Players have to think outside the box about how the cards relate, using them to solve modern design challenges through group innovation.
Invent Value Directory
Use the Invent Value Directory to ideate on the types of challenges you can set up based on department.
No one feels happy walking away from the suggestion box
In a recent discussion about some fresh entrepreneurial ideas, one of my colleagues at Intel suggested some ways to improve Intel’s operation, but commented that “no-one feels happy walking away from the suggestion box”. Why does no-one feel happy…
Innovation Principle 8: Focus on Options First, not Solutions
To innovate: focus on options, not solutions. By creating a multitude of options, you are more likely to land on the solution.
Innovation Principles 5: Frame a Beautiful Problem
To innovate: frame your challenge. Applying constraints like time, budget, or functionality, creates a framework for productive problem solving.
Innovation Principle 2: Creativity is Essential to Survive
The most innovative businesses differentiate themselves from the competition by making creativity a part of their culture.
The Risk of Not Innovating
What do all of these companies have in common? They went from thriving to closing and bankruptcy. But what caused these once-booming companies to implode while others kept on? The sad truth is they failed to innovate at the right time and in the…
The innovation process and how Invent Value helps in the process.
45 workshop methods that can be leveraged as you set up new challenges to solve with your team.
Invent Value Introduction
A video giving an introduction to what Invent Value is, and the core functionality to allows companies to stay fresh and innovate.
Innovation Principle 10: Utilize Anonymity
Understand how to utilize anonymity to get the most of your team.
Innovation Principle 7: Seek Inspiration
To innovate: seek inspiration. Step outside of your typical routines and focus on fresh ideas to find innovation inspiration.
Innovation Principle 4: Present a Challenge
To innovate: present a challenge. Presenting problem-solving as a challenge will push the boundaries of potential and energize your quest for innovation.
Innovation Principle 1: Build it into the Culture
Our new Innovation Principle series sets forth a series of ideas around becoming better innovators, starting with Build It into the Culture.
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