Gartner Research

Create a Research Engagement Plan to Advance Your Innovation Culture and Processes

Published: 23 February 2017

ID: G00317843

Analyst(s): Erik Van Ommeren, Mary Mesaglio , Jackie Fenn


CIOs aiming to create a sustainable innovation process and culture can use this guide to confirm innovation goals and form an action plan that incorporates Gartner recommendations. We include a questionnaire of innovation goals, a multisession engagement plan and a roundup of innovation research.

Table Of Contents
  • Innovation Research Engagement Plan
  • Appendix 1: Questionnaire to Determine Innovation Goals
  • Appendix 2: Roundup of Innovation Research
    • Getting Started With Innovation
    • Organizing and Staffing for Innovation
    • Creating a Culture of Innovation
    • Marketing and Communicating About Innovation
    • Ideation, Technology and Trend Scanning, and Scenario Planning
    • Evaluation, Experimentation and Delivery
    • Open Innovation and Partnerships
    • Source Material for Innovation and Technology Scans
    • EXP Reports on Innovation (Available to EXP Clients Only)

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