Episode no.2 is here: Setting the Preconditions This barrier between employees and the firm – let’s call it “learned helplessness” – is the characteristic of organizations where employees quickly learn that there is no need for creative thinking or the … Continue reading #2: Setting the Preconditions
Podcast INNOVATION IN IT is just launched. First episode: INNOVATORS INSIDE ORGANISATIONS talk about how it is difficult to recognise innovative persons. They are “rebels” which will not tolerate current system in their environment. But, how to start the system … Continue reading Podcast is launched: #1 Innovation inside organisation
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
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
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 list of Top 10 (my choice) Tech/Software/Big Data/Telco conferences in Europe till the end of this year. Web Summit – Lisabon – 5-8.11. – “The largest tech conference in the world” IP Expo Europe – London – … Continue reading Top 10 Tech, Software, Innovation Conferences in Europe till the end of 2018
How to teach developers to innovation? How to inspire them? I tried to answer to these questions in my presentation on XXV ISPIM Conference: Innovation for Sustainable Economy & Society held in Dublin last week. Continue reading ““Develop” Innovation: Coaching Software Developers to Innovation”
They are often very reluctant in submitting or explaining their ideas. Continue reading “Developers and ideas, hm… (How to convince a developer to write down an idea?)”
How can any software developer become an Innovator? Is it possible that innovations exist in any software company?
Software development in small and middle size companies can be encouraged in the same manner as in big companies. The effort and the time spent surely must be scaled, but the general principle which should bring the innovation culture into the teams can be copied.