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THE Stealth Advantage: YOUR Innovation NETWORK

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"The Stealth Advantage: Your Innovation Network"

The fuzzy front end of discovery offers a unique opportunity to visualize the hidden potential of your internal and external Innovation Networks -- aka the ecosystem -- using collaborative innovation strategies and methods.

The benefits to your organization and leadership are profound:
• Mine talent, enthusiasm, and engagement
• Design better innovation action teams
• Accelerate business planning
• Motivate associates to be more collaborative
• Truly unleash the power of innovation in your organization

In this informative presentation Luis Solis, North America President of Imaginatik, explores the Network-view of innovation of the future, and demonstrate how strategies and software technology can be used to enable executives and leaders to truly unleash the innovative genius of all stakeholders.

Luis is the author of "Innovation Alchemists: What every CEO needs to know to hire the right Chief Innovation Officer"

More information on Luis at www.linkedin.com/in/lfsolis

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THE Stealth Advantage: YOUR Innovation NETWORK

  1. 1. © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com The Stealth Advantage: Your Innovation NETWORK Luis Solis @innoalchemist Chief Innovation Officer Summit - SF June 19, 2014
  2. 2. 2 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com ① Networks ② Networks @ Work ③ Benefits Case ④ Getting Started ① A Word from Your Sponsor Our Conversation Today
  3. 3. 3 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com We help large organizations build sustainable innovation capabilities – since 1998 Our Innovation Central enterprise software platform provides scale, transparency, and data intelligence for your innovation program. Our Innovation Advisors consulting practice provides expertise, methods, and tangible results for your innovation program. Imaginatik ENABLES Innovation Excellence
  4. 4. 4 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com …With A Revolutionary Model Enterprise Mind-Body Balance Drives Innovation Excellence
  5. 5. 5 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com A Purposeful Journey Imaginatik co- creates Innovation Programs that unlock robust innovation performance. Innovation Maturity Framework
  6. 6. 6 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Unleashing Innovation NETWORKS for Leaders
  7. 7. 7 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Thank You LINKEDIN
  8. 8. 8 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Relentless Search for Innovation Talent & Inspiration
  9. 9. 9 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Links participants, while maintaining their uniqueness and collaborative autonomy such that knowledge can evolve as networks grow, with potential for emergent, unpredictable patterns and innovative outcomes. Definition: An Innovation Network Source: webtank.org
  10. 10. 10 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com What would happen IF…
  11. 11. 11 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Fuzzy Front-End in Context Uncertainty Focus • persistence • collaboration • diversity • cross-fertilization • serendipity Discovery Design Delivery
  12. 12. 12 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Power of Innovation Networks
  13. 13. 13 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com • Situation: global energy firm seeks disruptive outcomes from risk-averse, highly siloed organization • Solution: intentionally facilitate a “safe” network for 600 scientists and engineers  Excluded managers  Monitored/rewarded new relationships  Celebrated collaboration  Earmarked innovation time • Outcomes:  71% of engaged innovators made new connections  5 robust solutions advanced to planning Case A: Safe Harbor
  14. 14. 14 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com • Situation: multi-national heavy equipment manufacturer doubles-down on velocity, adaptability and efficiency via “diversity” • Solution: fuel formation of 1,000 innovator network from ethnography, marketing, technology, R&D, production and engineering to amplify funnel & outcomes • Outcomes: while in progress, “diversity” plus an innovation network structure appear to offer  Cycle time compression (up to 50%)  Lower cost of failure (perhaps up to 75%) Case B: Forcing Innovation Diversity
  15. 15. 15 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Benefit Case Networks open up conversations. They create opportunity for hundreds or thousands of actors to meet, seek, engage & contribute.
  16. 16. 16 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com How To Harness Networks Declare Project Teams as Insufficient Decide Upon A Strategic Capability Develop Collaborative Mindsets Demand “Diversity”/ Defy Hierarchy Deploy Platform & Rewards
  17. 17. 17 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com A Safe Space for ALL Innovator Types Diversity Defined Collaborator Builder Creator Observer Evaluator
  18. 18. 18 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Visualize & Develop Your Innovation Network
  19. 19. 19 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com And Now, About Imaginatik
  20. 20. 20 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Crowdsourcing Listening Discovery Engagement Governance Our Innovation Central enterprise software platform provides scale, transparency, and data intelligence for your innovation program. Our Innovation Advisors consulting practice provides expertise, methods, and tangible results for your innovation program. We Unleash Innovation NETWORKS
  21. 21. 21 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Innovation Central Enterprise software to empower the innovation lifecycle
  22. 22. 22 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Processes & Tools for Innovation Excellence For SPEED, SCALE and SUCCESS
  23. 23. 23 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Recap: How To Unleash Talent With Networks Stop The Hide and Seek Networks = Freedom and Speed Turbocharge Collaboration Master Diversity
  24. 24. 24 © Imaginatik plc 2014 | www.imaginatik.com Imaginatik plc

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