What is time to innovate? The time between the day when the need to innovate is recognized to the day the first version of a prototype is in the market. Innovation speed or perfection? Go for speed any time. For instance: The need or the dream to have an internet connection in any place in […]

Calculating the value of an innovation One of our early objectives was to easily describe the value of our work. It is not easy as Innovation has so many moving parts and the fact that enterprises around the world are feverishly trying to find better ways to achieve groundbreaking innovation and not just improvement is […]

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Open innovation is a frequently-used term that brings a variety of imagery to mind: collaboration, intellectual property, startups, and co-creation. But most importantly, open innovation involves “combining internal and external ideas” to bring new business concepts to life. As an innovation strategy, open innovation serves as a pathway to integrate external perspectives (i.e., from users)  […]

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During the first week of February, the BlueCallom team brought innovation leaders worldwide together at the BlueCallom virtual Innovation Thought Leader Circle event. The Innovation Thought Leader Circle series provides a space where a select group of innovation professionals comes together virtually to share best practices, insights around innovation management, and advanced learning in innovation.  […]

400 Million businesses (OECD) may look for a total of 100 Million Innovation Managers during this decade. 100 Million Innovation Managers Of course, at first sight, it sounds ridiculous. Yet if you take the number of registered businesses around the world plus the enormous growth rate of new businesses it is relatively easy to imagine […]

CV is of no real value, it's your talent that counts.

When applying for a job at BlueCallom, you will find the same behavior in the World Innovations Forum and our previous companies. We ignore CVs for more than 15 years now. Interestingly enough, you find the same with Facebook, Google, and many others: “Your CV is of no value” to us. And since not only […]

LINEAR vs. LATERAL Your innovative brain thinks lateral. Your logical brain thinks in linear processes. That’s why almost all business tools are built in a linear manner – step by step.  But in recent years one business process has sneaked into our business life: INNOVATION. Yet, this creative process is still handled in a linear […]

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What can be done to make your organization more innovative? The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the rules for conducting business. Now more than ever, innovativeness is one of the essential characteristics that a company needs to develop in order to stay competitive in the changing economic landscape and new trends in consumer behavior. In order […]

The name Deep Innovation Design Training indicates the difference: DEEP. Far deeper than any other innovation method so far. And instead of being more complicated, the Deep Innovation Design model makes innovation actually more easy and far better to manage, finance, and execute. Uncovering why truly groundbreaking innovation was so hard and so rare: 1) […]

The end of brainstorming – it never led to groundbreaking innovation. This post was inspired by a direct question for me on Quora. Over a year ago, I was asked a similar question. Question: “How do successful companies manage the influx of ideas and choose top-notch ideas for inventing new products?“ The answer “forced” us […]