Innovation management best practices

Your source for practical ideas to improve the management of innovation. Learn from the experience of highly-innovative, idea-intensive, companies? Real companies. Real practices.

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Reports identify policies, management practices and ideas in use by idea-intensive, highly-successful companies.

On-line innovation climate survey

Get a free CIO report on 3M or Google. Understand the culture for innovation in your own organization. Use the survey  to start  the process. Register your opinion and receive your own customized report and score! Modify at will. Helps focus ideas and solutions!

Climate for innovation.

  • Making sense of corporate culture McKinsey underplays the role of ‘a supporting culture’. CIO believes it is an essential element and not just ‘underlying’ 
  • Find your starting point! Helps focus corrective action!
  • Registrants validate CIO’s rating of 3M. 
  • Delegation is an indicator of the potential for improving innovation.
  • Delegation a Factor or not? Male versus female opinions!
  • Forty seven (47%) percent of registrants to the on-line survey state that their organization’s innovation is increasing! Try the survey and join the crowd!


Envisioning to create innovation breakthroughs

Best innovation management practices differ by stage of development

Male versus female opinion of innovation management practices.


Measuring the progress of innovation



A CEO Manifesto for managing innovation. Is this your CEO?

Amazon’s secret sauce! Not so secret anymore.