Gartner Research

Three Questions About Innovation Every Leader Should Ask

Published: 15 January 2016

ID: G00296558

Analyst(s): Simon Mingay , Mary Mesaglio


Innovation leaders and business executives on the bimodal journey should ask three questions when pursuing something new: (1) Does this idea have value? (2) What shape should it take? (3) How do I scale this idea? The order of the questions matters. This research explores why.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Ask Three Key Questions About a New Idea, and Answer in Order
    • No. 1: Does This Idea Have Value?
    • No. 2: What Shape Should This Idea Take?
    • No. 3: How Do We Scale This Idea?
  • Conclusion

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