Descripción del producto
The Innovator's Toolkit is an essential companion for every innovator, innovation team leader, operations manager, and corporate change agent who needs to drive organic growth. Written and presented in an easy-to-use reference format, the book helps users understand why, when, and how to apply each technique for maximum benefits and results. The fifty-plus tools and techniques in this book are organized around a framework for identifying innovation opportunities, generating new and unusual ideas, selecting the best ideas for further refinement, and implementing new solutions that better meet customer expectations.
- This revised second edition includes significant updates to nearly two dozen techniques
- Also offers several brand new techniques, including Idea Harvesting and Treatment, Seventy-six Standard Solutions, and Six Thinking Hats
This updated and revised edition of The Innovator's Toolkit simply helps innovation leaders, managers, and specialists do their jobs better than ever before—giving them more confidence, greatly reducing the chance of expensive failures, and packing more practical innovation knowhow under one cover than ever before.
Nota de la solapa
Success with organic growth takes a lot more than great ideas. It requires managers and employees who can skillfully and consistently execute a solid system for innovation. The Innovator's Toolkit offers fifty-plus tools and techniques that anyone involved with innovation should know?including strategies for improving products and services, and methods for developing new ones. You'll learn how to identify innovation opportunities, generate new and unusual ideas, select the best ideas for further refinement, and test new solutions for their chances of success in the marketplace.
The Innovator's Toolkit offers a practical framework for making innovation predictable and sustainable. Neatly organized within a four-step innovation methodology?define, discover, develop, and demonstrate?you'll learn how to apply such techniques as Jobs to be Done, Ethnography, Trend Prediction, Biomimicry, Six Thinking Modes, Work Cell Design, and dozens of others.
This easy-to-use reference, now in its Second Edition, has been significantly revised to address the evolving needs of innovators in any industry, including:
- A new introduction that shows why so many fail at innovation?and how you can succeed
- Several new techniques that help reduce the risks of innovation
- Updated exhibits and examples to make the techniques more readily understandable, useable, and current
Boost your team's confidence, greatly reduce the chance of expensive failures, and give yourself the means to move innovation mountains in your organization.