In the ever-changing world of IT, it is challenging to create and maintain innovation activities. With more than ten years of experience working in three different companies as an innovation manager, I will try to give a fresh perspective on innovation management in the IT environment and show examples from companies all over the world. A software development environment provides many possibilities for innovation, but also puts some constraints on innovation processes that can be bypassed, bringing success to the company and innovators. Continue reading IT and Innovation
Doloco ltd, a totally new and growing company used Creativity Cards during the company foundation to create branding and starting position for their content and its online placement. Creativity cards were used for: name of the company logo slogan strategy … Continue reading Creativity Cards – Case Study
The book “Developing Innovation – Innovation Management in IT Companies is out” and here are answers on five most common question I usually got about the book: Continue reading 5 Questions on “Developing Innovation”
My book “Developing Innovation – Innovation Management in IT Companies” is now available. It can be ordered from publisher’s site (De Gruyter) or from Amazon. AVAILABLE ON PUBLISHER’S SITE AVAILABLE ON AMAZON Continue reading The book is out
Motivation is an essential element of every endeavour. It is difficult to motivate others, but sometimes it is even more difficult to motivate yourself. What is the end goal that will raise your motivation? Continue reading There’s a big, fat cat outside (the power of motivation)
During brainstorming, creativity workshop or simply when thinking about further developing existing idea or trying to “pivot” there is a wall that prevents idea creators to step into the zone where further ideas occur. This is the place where Creativity … Continue reading Creativity Cards – a tool for everyone
Beginner level workshop for everyone who wants to know the first techniques and how to approach this topic. Continue reading Start into Creativity and Innovation
In the world where only constant is change, where trends and new technologies are appearing, but also disappearing in such a short time, every hint or advice when looking to future scenarios can be very important. It is often said … Continue reading See the Future through History
In next June my first book on English will be published. It is called: “Developing Innovation – Innovation Management in IT Companies”. This book will focus on establishing innovation culture in IT companies with many examples from well-known companies. The … Continue reading Book project: Developing Innovation
Here is the selection of 5 business books I find most intriguing in last year.
After invention of steam engine, there was years, in some parts of the world even half of the century or more to feel the 1st industrial revolution. Now, 4th industrial revolution is coming much faster and changes that it brings … Continue reading 4th industrial revolution will change companies from the inside
A great business book about the current digital transformation (digital tsunami) which affects literally all companies. Part about the technology across digital domains was particularly interesting explaining waves of this change. As this change is inevitable and currently in progress … Continue reading The Age of Surge – Book review
80s cars are not so common on the streets, nor the 80s computers on our desks, but 80s music or even decade earlier is still so popular. Even new bands are trying to sound like they are 3 of 4 decades back in the past.
What happens when your idea is stolen? You have an idea. Your great, wonderful idea which is the best thing anyone has heard in years or centuries… As many other innovators, you explain your idea to your friends, colleagues or … Continue reading The case of stolen idea
There is the time for a new quick list of videos that can inspire creativity. Wired documentary that shows the city of Shenzhen, as they call it “The Silicon Valley of hardware”: Shenzhen: The Silicon Valley of Hardware (Full Documentary) | … Continue reading Creativity videos
Recently, I was involved in a startup challenge. We didn’t have too much time, but the task was clear, team was formed and we won! How? Continue reading “How we won a startup challenge”
Workshop “Trigger Creativity using Creativity Cards” was held last week in Zagreb. After the introduction to creativity and newest technology and business trends, participants were learned to use combinations of different triggers and ideas to inspire new improvements & features to their ideas. Continue reading Trigger Creativity using Creativity Cards
In the world of continuous changes and new trends it is important to have in your team, department or organization, people who think different and who approach to problem in different manner. Often, it’s difficult to recognize innovative persons. They are shy and mostly they hide their ideas in fear not to be copied. Nevertheless, with time some of their features will come along: Continue reading “Human side of innovation – innovators inside organizations”
You want to unleash your creativity? Think again about your ideas or come with a new one?
Our 50 cards raise questions “What if…?” which can guide you to think from the other angle or to question yourself using three main topics:
- business trends,
- techno-trends and
- in another man’s shoes
Home renovations are one of the best ways to improve your living space. This is especially true in tough housing markets or housing bubbles. When homeowners cannot afford to buy property they may begin investing in their existing homes. Continue reading “10 Boundary-Pushing Home building Products of 2017”