Category: Think Future

What’s Your IN.Q. or Innovation Quotient?

What’s your I.Q.? What’s your personal I.Q.? I’m not talking about intelligence quotient. I’m talking about your innovation quotient. Let’s call it an IN.Q. – pronounced “in-queue” How innovative are you, personally? Wouldn’t it be great if everyone had a personal innovation “score” like that? A metric that we could use to determine how innovative a…

INNOVATION MASTERY 18: Running An External Innovation Program [VIDEO]

Book available here: http://amzn.to/29q9ZsK This episode: Running an external program While this book is focused on internal crowdsourced innovation programs, you may wish to run an externally focused program, which includes prospects and customers. Examples of this include My Starbucks Idea and LEGO Ideas where your inventors and reviewers are not your employees. While these…

Looking for Disruptive Innovation? Maybe All You Need Is a Clear Vision

Vision and Freedom: Two Essentials For Disruptive Innovation I worked at Yahoo from 2004 through 2009. During my tenure, we ran three major programs, an enterprise-wide innovation program, which generated near-term products and services, a futurist program which crowdsourced both future strategy and future focused patentable ideas, and a targeted IP development program, which focused…