How to reverse your innovation pipeline

Most industries have adopted a pipeline process to manage their new business ideas and transform them in real product. This process is mostly flawed. Let’s see why and how we can reverse the problem.

Traditional innovation pipelines take hundreds of ideas at year one, refine twenty or thirty of them, prototype a dozen tops, kill them along the way, and try to exit with a single market-viable product after three years. This process bets on the fact that you’ll have a gold nugget in the ideas that initially fuelled the pipe. This is rarely so.

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Writing your corporate incubation playbook – Part 2

The second article on how to build a tailor-made corporate incubation program deals with the ‘BUSINESS’ revenue of such an initiative.

To follow up on our last article on your corporate incubation playbook, we’ll explore further the ROI architecture of such a program, starting with the “business” revenue.  Continue reading “Writing your corporate incubation playbook – Part 2”