Do I design improved innovation processes before I implement enterprise software tools, or do I start out implementing software tools that claim to have best practice innovation processes built in?
This is one of the most frequently asked questions I get from companies working on innovation improvement. This article outlines seven key considerations companies should take into account before deciding on their approach.
For the past 25 years Noel has worked extensively in the areas of innovation strategy, product development, portfolio management, product commercialization, and the software systems that enable innovation. His industry background includes experience with high technology, life sciences, consumer packaged goods, industrial, and renewable energy companies. He is a frequent speaker, researcher, and writer on innovation effectiveness, disruptive innovation, and time-to-market reduction.