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Issues in Public Sector Innovation

  1. 1. Issues in Public Sector Innovation 19 January 2010 DIISR Tim Kastelle
  2. 6. Innovation – some definitions <ul><li>Creating something with economic value </li></ul><ul><li>Putting a new idea into use </li></ul><ul><li>Converting an idea into revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Configuring an idea so that it can be replicated </li></ul>
  3. 7. Innovation is More than Just New Products <ul><li>“ (Economic) development in our sense is then defined by the carrying out of new combinations” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>J.A. Schumpeter (1912) The Theory of Economic Development </li></ul></ul>
  4. 8. Schumpeter’s Forms of Innovation <ul><li>The introduction of a new good, or a new quality of good (or service) </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction of a new method of production </li></ul><ul><li>The opening of a new market </li></ul><ul><li>Developing a new source of supply </li></ul><ul><li>Changing the structure of an industry </li></ul>
  5. 9. The Business Model translates inputs into outputs Source: Open Innovation by Henry Chesbrough
  6. 10. Why this …
  7. 11. … not this? (photo: flickr/Martin Charbonneau Photographe
  8. 12. <1> Ideas are cheap
  9. 13. (photo: flickr/ARKTINA)
  10. 14. (photo: flickr/johnkoetsier)
  11. 15. <2> Invention is not Innovation
  12. 16. Invented: 1823 Built: 1998 Sold: Never
  13. 17. Invented: 1968 Built: 1974 Sold: 1981
  14. 18. Invented: 23 times before Edison!
  15. 19. So why do we say that Edison invented the light bulb?
  16. 21. <3> Innovation is Evolutionary
  17. 22. (photo: flickr/johnkoetsier) Variety
  18. 23. Selection
  19. 24. (photo: flickr/deVos) Replication
  20. 25. Innovation is Evolutionary <ul><li>Invention is the creation of variety </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation is a process that includes all three steps: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Variety: creating new ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selection: choosing the best ones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Replication: getting them to spread </li></ul></ul>
  21. 26. Innovation Problems
  22. 27. <1> Our Problem is Getting Ideas To Spread
  23. 28. The Innovation Value Chain
  24. 31. Actual Organisations
  25. 32. <2> Poor Fit Between Innovation & Strategy
  26. 33. Example Firm – Value Statement <ul><li>Success is built on our values of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professionalism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovation , and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul></ul>
  27. 34. Interview with Manager of Corporate Strategy <ul><li>“ So I want to get to a spot where the strategic plan is short and concise and pretty much future proof, it doesn’t necessarily change, we continually test it, but it’s there and provides that beacon towards the future and then we continue working towards delivering it. The process will be about testing it and the assumptions behind it and making sure it’s robust and we haven’t quite got there we’re just moving to that sort of space now.” </li></ul>
  28. 35. <ul><li>Manager: Yes, so – but I must admit I haven’t been really close to the innovation stuff. </li></ul><ul><li>John: I was wondering to what extent you could see innovation playing a role in delivering strategy. How would that work? </li></ul><ul><li>Manager: Yes, but I haven’t thought through that. </li></ul><ul><li>John: Okay. </li></ul><ul><li>Manager: No I haven’t thought through that, so I think yes there is a – [us] saying we will be an innovative company, what is the... (starts mumbling – can’t be transcribed) </li></ul>
  29. 36. Summary of Interviews with 12 top level managers
  30. 37. <3> Short-Term Focus
  31. 38. The three horizons: a portfolio approach to strategy
  32. 39. Balancing the 3 horizons
  33. 40. What is an Innovation Culture?
  34. 41. Shares a language
  35. 42. Generates ideas, not too attached to them
  36. 43. <ul><li>Has good </li></ul><ul><li>selection processes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifies best ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>quickly & cheaply </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learns from failures </li></ul></ul>
  37. 44. Can get ideas to spread
  38. 45. Links Innovation to Strategy
  39. 46. Develops an Innovation Portfolio
  40. 47. Thank you!