Innovation for the Rest of Us

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Innovation for the Rest of Us

  1. 1. Innovation for the Rest of Us Chris Curran Partner and CTO Diamond Management & Technology Consultants
  2. 2. MIT Media Lab Extension Photo by Andy Ryan
  3. 3. Interactive Voting • Get out your phones • Get to the place where you send SMS/Text messages SMS • Get ready when you see the • Text your responses to 99503
  4. 4. SMS This or That? Skiing or Snowboarding? a) Skiing K100 b) Snowboarding S100 c) Neither – I Hate Snow N100 Text to 99503
  5. 5. SMS Audience Question What is your business’ primary industry? a) Banking B100 b) Consumer CS100 Products/Services D100 c) Distribution & Logistics H100 d) Healthcare I100 e) Insurance T100 f) Travel & Transportation P100 g) Public Sector O100 h) Other Text to 99503
  6. 6. SMS Audience Question Our CEO is an active champion of the use of information technology to improve the business a) Strongly Agree SA100 b) Agree A100 c) Neither Agree or NA100 Disagree D100 d) Disagree SD100 e) Strongly Disagree Text to 99503
  7. 7. Our CEO is an active champion of information technology to improve the business 35% 29% 20% 10% 5% Strongly Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Agree Disagree Source: Diamond Digital IQ Survey, 2010
  8. 8. Celestron’s SkyScout
  9. 9. + = ?
  10. 10. New York Nearest Subway iPhone App
  11. 11. Tonite’s Southern Sky - Star Walk iPhone App
  12. 12. 2007 Ford Focus Curran, Christopher Salvage: $1,235 Hood: $875 + Lamp: $320 + + Body Shops Bmpr: $515 Policy Details + Claim Details Auto Claims AR Mock-Up
  13. 13. Makers Are Everywhere
  14. 14. Why is Innovation So Hard?
  15. 15. Positioning Possibilities People Persistence
  16. 16. SMS Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence Audience Question What is your CIO’s primary innovation goal? a)Improve IT IT200 b)Improve Business BP200 Processes CS200 c) Improve Customer Service NC200 d)Reach New Customers NP200 e)Create New Products/Services Text to 99503
  17. 17. Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence The CIO’s Innovation Mission 51% 26% 10% 8% 6% Improve Improve Improve New Reach Business IT Customer Products, New Processes Service Services Customers Source: Diamond Digital IQ Survey, 2010; Top Quartile Performers Only
  18. 18. SMS Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence Audience Question Where do most innovations come from in your organization a) Customers C300 b) Employees E300 c) Executives X300 d) Vendors V300 e) Research Partners R300 f) Other O300 Text to 99503
  19. 19. Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed William Gibson, Sci-Fi Author
  20. 20. Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence
  21. 21. SMS Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence Audience Question What is the scarcest innovation skill? a) Identifying problems I400 b) Prioritizing problems P400 c) Matching problems with M400 ideas PP400 d) Prototyping T400 e) Testing ideas S400 f) Selling ideas to the N400 organization g) Integrating new innovations into the business Text to 99503
  22. 22. Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence
  23. 23. Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence Source: Kolbe International CIO Study 2007
  24. 24. SMS Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence Audience Question Do you have a dedicated IT “innovation” team? a) Formal Group F500 b) Informal Group I500 c) No group N500 Text to 99503
  25. 25. Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence Do You Have a Dedicated IT Innovation Team? Formal Informal No Group Group Group Source: Diamond Digital IQ Survey, 2009
  26. 26. Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence Align Org and Mission Alignment & Optimally Business Buy-In Includes Problems IT Skills INNOVATION TARGET Focuses on IT IT Doesn’t Exist Improvements IT Business ORG LOCATION
  27. 27. Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence Innovation is Work
  28. 28. Positioning | Possibilities | People | Persistence A Roadmap is the Most Important Predictor of High Performance 50% 2X More Likely to be 34% Top Quartile Performer 20% Effective Effective Effective Strategy Strategy & Strategy, Mobilization Mobilization & Execution Source: Diamond Digital IQ Survey, 2009
  29. 29. 1. Positioning Check Alignment 2. Possibilities Get More Ideas 3. People Align Skills 4. Persistence Roadmap & Rigor
  30. 30. SMS Audience Question What is your top innovation priority for the coming year? a) Improve My/IT’s positioning I600 b) Get more ideas into the pipeline G600 c) Improve innovation team skillsets S600 and alignment d) Improve execution in getting ideas E600 to action e) Thanks - I’m good T600 Text to 99503
  31. 31. Homemade Telescope Photo by Rachael Hobson Via MakeZine.com
  32. 32. Continue the Conversation CIO Dashboard Blog www.ciodashboard.com cbcurran chris.curran@diamondconsultants.c om

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