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Leading Innovation

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A straightforward plan for leadership to implement an Innovation Strategy within your organization.

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Leading Innovation

  1. 1. Internal External Employee Moral Financials Technology Business Processes Policies and Procedures Operational Improvements Sense of Community Business Success Quality of Life Public Policy Citizen Engagement Trust in Government
  2. 2. Internal • Employee Moral • Financials • Technology • Business Processes • Policies and Procedures • Operational Improvements
  3. 3. Philosophy of Innovation • Ideas Are Connected • Adjacent Possible • Types of Innovation Leading Innovation • Creating a Culture of Innovation • Importance of Trust • “Why” Mindset • Focus on Strengths • Provide Training • Technology • Innovation Advocacy • Innovation Program
  4. 4. Logarithms 1614-1618 Oxygen 1773-1777 Electrical telegraph 1837 Radioactivity 1896 E=MC2 1900-1906 Jet Engine 1939-1941 Polio Vaccine 1950-1963 Endorphins 1975 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_multiple_discoveries
  5. 5. Individual Initiative • Creative Time • Individual Effort • Subject Matter Experts Process Improvement • Business Process Improvement • Focus on Existing Processes Continuous Innovation • Builds on Current Strengths • New Products or Services Disruptive Innovation • New Business Models • Disrupt Existing Business Practices
  6. 6. Process Improvement • Business Process Improvement • Focus on Existing Processes Continuous Innovation • Builds on Current Strengths • New Products or Services To have a sustainable innovation strategy organizations should focus on process improvement and continuous innovation.
  7. 7. Advocacy Persistence Technology Culture Don’t Rush Innovation Understand the Role of Technology Identify Innovation Advocates Create a Culture of Innovation PACT
  8. 8. • Don’t Micromanage • Failure is an Option
  9. 9. Passion Motivation Fulfillment Results
  10. 10. Understand Technology Seat at the Leadership Table
  11. 11. Stay Up on Innovation Topics Gather Success Stories Recommend Training Topics Remove Roadblocks Develop Innovation Strategy Review Polices and Procedures Manage the Innovation Program
  12. 12. Ask for Pain-Points Identify Top Problems Identify Organizational Pain-Points Gather Responses Create Challenge Question
  13. 13. Innovation Goals Organizational Pain-Points Innovation Advocate Responsibilities Innovation Program Training Requirements Recognition System

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