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The Importance of Innovation

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By Judith

Innovation means using new technology and using new ways of thinking to add value to an existing idea or product and to make substantial changes in society.

“The best way to foresee the future is to create it”, which is the best explanation of the importance of innovation. In this article, we will track back to innovation itself, in order to answer why we need innovation and its importance. At a macro level, we will examine what innovation brings to our society. And at a micro level, what does it bring to organizations.

 

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10 Steps from Idea to Profit

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By Peter

Being able to come up with a brilliant idea does not mean that you can implement it properly, effectively promote the operation of the product, nor find customers who are willing to pay for it. Without a robust management system, the gap between ideas and profitable products is insurmountable. Having a wonderful idea does not mean that you can land it successful.

However, having a defined process to take ideas and put them into action would help to ease the pain. Here we summarize the 10 steps from idea collection to growth and profits. We believe it can help guide you through the process.

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Five Stages of Innovation

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By Zijin

Innovation is too important to ignore, and too important to fail. If managed improperly, an organization may lose its competitiveness in the market, or worse, be eliminated by its competitors. Innovation is also a complicated subject that involves a lot of resources, people, and need to be managed properly to achieve its ultimately goal - to push the release of new product, process, business flow to an existing or a new market.

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Innovation Management Essentials: Series 4 - Benefits of Innovation Management

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By Peter

In the previous articles, we have examined the fundamentals of innovation management, how to measure innovation and get the most of it. In this article - the last article of the same series, we will go through the benefits an organization can get from properly managing innovation, which fundamentally answers the question of why innovation management is so important for organizations and why it is an absolute need.

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Innovation Management Essentials: Series 3 - Innovation Metrics

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By Zijin

In the previous articles of the same series, we have gone through the fundamentals of innovation management, where we learnt its definition, key aspects, approaches, and common models. In this one, we will discuss more on the key innovation metrics to measure and how to get the most of it.

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Innovation Management Essentials - Serial 2: Common Models of Innovation Management

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By Xuan

In the last blog post of the same series, we went through the definition of innovation management, the key aspects of it, and its methodologies and approaches. In this following series, before going through the common models of innovation management, let us take a look at what successful innovation management actually look like. 

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Innovation Management Essential - Series 1: Definition, Key Aspects, and Approaches

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By Xuan

Innovation has been a top priority for the majority of leaders, both at company level and government level. However, deciding which approach will deliver the best ROI in innovation endeavor is not always easy. That is where innovation management comes into play. It takes innovation from a creative-thinking exclusive activity to a logically managed and measurable process. It leverages the collective intelligence of all to identify, curate, and implement the best ideas.

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