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Jump-Start Your Innovation Journey With a Customizable Innovation Framework

Published: 04 December 2018

ID: G00369323

Analyst(s): Mary Mesaglio , Jackie Fenn , Irving Tyler , Peter Skyttegaard , David Cearley , Darren Topham , Erik Van Ommeren


In the digital era, business change is the new normal and innovation is essential to success. Yet navigating the expanding landscape of innovation approaches can be intimidating. CIOs can use this innovation framework to design innovation roadmaps that deliver high-value business outcomes.

Table Of Contents


  • Business and Innovation Goals Establish the Destination
  • Context and Principles Provide the Guardrails
  • Activities Are the Building Blocks of Innovation Programs
  • Use the Innovation Framework to Design Your Unique Innovation Journey
  • Four Common Innovation Patterns Will Jump-Start Your Journey

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