Tag Archives | Innovation

Lean and process management support automation success

Automation isn’t a goal in itself, the goal should be better outcomes for customers and strategic differentiation from competitors. Automating bad processes will just lead to the same bad outcomes for customers and stakeholders. In this blog post by Patrick Bradley he outlines 4 steps to better understand the strategic imperative for automation and the […]

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2015 Marks End of Innovation Drought Amongst Australian Businesses

2015 Marks End of Innovation Drought Amongst Australian Businesses

In mid-2014 the Australian Bureau of Statistics declared Australian businesses to be in an innovation drought. Studies showed that less than half (42.2 per cent) of Australia’s 770,000 businesses admitted to being engaged in some form of innovation. This year will see that change. Organisational excellence in 2015 will be measured by the alacrity and […]

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Australian Business Innovation

Australian Bureau of Statistics Warns of a Decline of Australian Business Innovation

  The Australian Bureau of Statistics has sent shockwaves through the domestic business community with a report investigating product innovation. The ABS randomly surveyed over 6,500 registered businesses and quizzed them on the amount of innovation they are currently undertaking. The results of their survey suggest there is a huge potential for businesses willing to […]

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Where the Start-up has it over big business

Playing to your strengths – Where the Start-up has it over big business

Adaptation has never been more important in the business world. New and fresh ideas are being consumed in the modern marketplace faster and in greater quantity than ever before. Businesses willing to take risks and identify and respond to market demands are the ones most likely to succeed. Now, more than ever, innovation is king. […]

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Holistic Innovation by Ravid Fernando

The 5 Elements of Holistic Innovation

Organisational innovation refers to changing the art of changing one’s paradigm. An innovative organisation creates a new operating model, introduces a brand new product or service to the market, targets a previously untapped customer segment or introduces a new operating paradigm. To be innovative an organisation does not need to always invent a new product […]

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Product Innovation is Just Good Management

Adrienne Tan is our guest writer for our July issue.  Adrienne is the Co-Founder of Brainmates, specialising in providing professional Product Management and Marketing expertise to medium to large organisations through their repeatable, flexible and proven Product Management Framework. What is Innovation? Innovation is not new. Humans have been innovating for thousands of years. Humans […]

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Business Planning and Innovation

Business Planning and Innovation

Strategic Business Planning and Innovation have always been intertwined. Innovation is a key strategic imperative for modern businesses. Often it is driven by the need to survive in an ever competitive landscape. Business planning provides organisations with a roadmap to achieving their goals and targets.  The failure to meet targets despite adherence to the business […]

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