Highlights of Next Gear: A 2-day program on innovation leadership


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These are highlights of the 2-day program "Next Gear: Gearing up for innovation leadership". It was held at Hotel Grand Mercure, Bangalore on July 5-6, 2012. Participants came from both corporate and social sectors.

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Highlights of Next Gear: A 2-day program on innovation leadership

  1. 1. Next Gear: Gearing up for innovation leadership Jul 5-6, 2012, Highlights of the 2-day program held at Hotel Grand Mercure, BangaloreVinay Dabholkar, Ph.D.PresidentCatalign Innovation Consultingvinay@catalign.com, 99457-57913www.catalign.com
  2. 2. Expectations
  3. 3. Expectations
  4. 4. Case study
  5. 5. Build a challenge book
  6. 6. Panel Discussion:Idea generation: Design Thinking vs TRIZ Lakshman Seshadri Dr. Bala Ramadurai Head Innovation Co-Founder TRIZ SAP Global Delivery India Innovation
  7. 7. Panel Discussion: How to manage big bets Jayesh Badani CEO, IdeakenDr. Ashwin Naik Dr. Ishwar ParulkarCEO, Vaatsalya Chief System Architect, CiscoHealthcare
  8. 8. Panel Discussion:How to facilitate a culture change Prasanna V. Raja Chidambaram Program Director Change & Learning Sikshana Foundation Consultant
  9. 9. Summary of approaches
  10. 10. Summary of bright spots (what’s working well already) 1/2 Bright spots ImpactInnovation school of management Every year 40 employees become better innovators by working on a business relevant challengeSharing of value add through 1- Increase in number of value addspager with team member photo getting published40+ active communities Knowledge sharing & solving business problemsTRIZ institutionalized Engineers use the method to systematically add valueAnnual technology event Employees demonstrate their ideasLaunching new initiatives: Re- Re-vitalize people with 10+ yearsdiscover your passion of experience in social sector
  11. 11. Summary of bright spots (what’s working well already) 2/2 Bright spots Impact6500 ideas from 7500 associates Close $4 million savingsPutting idea workflow in place 118 ideas came, 5 productized and 1 in showcase ready state (after 1 year)Active innovation sandbox Hundreds of ventures getting incubated, several getting scaledA program tapping ideas from 2800 ideas implemented sincecollege students August 2008
  12. 12. Summary of participant take-aways Learnings ActionsCloning the bright spots Create an idea boxElephant-Rider Model Build a challenge bookBuilding user scenarios Encourage low-cost high-speed experimentationLow-cost high-speed experiment Run a challenge campaignChallenge book Build communitiesDesign thinking Improve idea velocityLearn from Quality circles Build quality circlesBig bets matter Create innovation leader’s metricUseful metrics Give more ownershipDefine the problem better Never give upManaging change is complex Take projects to the next level
  13. 13. Participating organizations
  14. 14. Thank You