Sunday, September 2, 2018

The Monthly “Unpuzzling Innovation” Book Tuning: The Innovation Team Building Sep. 2018

 Innovation involves new ways of bringing together ideas and resources to create something novel and then transform those novel ideas to achieve the business value. 

Digital is the age of innovation. And innovation is what leads to differentiation. There are many ways to differentiate and, therefore, there are many ways to pursue innovation. Digital Master refers to those high-performing, highly innovative and high-mature (less than 15%) digital organizations; at the individual level, Digital Masters are those cross-generational digital professionals who are equipped with the advanced digital minds and build a unique set of digital capabilities. Talking about innovation is not new nowadays, everybody, every organization now is talking about innovation. It's been at or near the top of the business or economics agenda for a long time. However, there are a lot of confusions about innovation and there is no magic sauce to guarantee its success. Innovation is not serendipity, but a discipline.


The Innovation Team Building

How to Build a Highly Innovative Team The Digital Era upon us is the age of innovation. Innovation involves new ways of bringing together ideas and resources to create something novel and then transform those novel ideas to achieve the business value. Identification of the novel is only the beginning, the heavy lifting starts as the company starts leveraging talented people, aligns resources and executes these novel ideas effectively. From innovation management perspective, how to build highly innovative teams, inspire creativity and improve the success rate of innovation?

Three Traits of Innovative Team Due to the complexity of today’s business dynamic, more often than not, innovation is a teamwork, rather than just an individual’s effort, what are the successful traits of an innovative team, and how to improve the team’s innovation fluency?

The Characteristics of Innovative Team Due to the complexity and dynamic of today’s business, more often than not, innovation is a teamwork than individual’s effort, but what’re characteristics of an innovative team?

Innovation via Social Collaboration More often than not, innovation is a team work, not an individual effort, and the effective approach to foster innovation is through talent engagement and social collaboration.

Three "C's in Building an innovative team There are still full of serendipity in creativity: How many forms of creativity are there? How are they different? How are they similar? Isn't what makes them similar or different, also what makes them creativity? Creativity has many forms and manifestations. Take the standpoint that creativity has its starting point within an individual. Individual creativity is absolutely critical, but how to build a creative team to harness collective creativity?

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