Innovation Imperative


Innovation Imperative: Be Ready

by Merrill, Peter

The World Economic Forum’s 2016 “The Future of Jobs” report identified competences and knowledge areas critical to Industry 4.0. The report offered useful guidance on the top 10 skills in 2015 and predictions on how that list would change by 2020....

Innovation Imperative: A Gradual Build

by Merrill, Peter

When I perform innovation assessments on organizations, one of the most common problems I see is the failure to separate opportunity and solution. So many organizations think innovation starts with a great new idea....

Innovation Imperative: Deep Dive

by Merrill, Peter

In January 2018 QP, I introduced readers to the ISO Innovation Management System Standard. Since then, this series of standards has been renumbered as ISO 56000....

Innovation Imperative: Plan to Pivot

by Merrill, Peter

Next to the word “innovation,” “strategy” is perhaps one of the most widely misunderstood words in business. Put the two words together, and you could have some serious problems....

Innovation Imperative: The Happy Innovator

by Merrill, Peter

“The Circle,” a 2017 movie starring Tom Hanks and Emma Watson, is an interesting commentary on building a better workplace....

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