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Three Innovation Stories CIOs Use to Justify, Explain and Engage in Innovation

Published: 03 June 2019

ID: G00356411

Analyst(s): Erik Van Ommeren, Peter Skyttegaard

Summary

Successful innovation programs achieve broad engagement and leadership support at many levels of the enterprise. Innovation-minded CIOs must cultivate this engagement. Three critical narratives need to be developed and delivered to shape the collective thinking and promote and sustain engagement.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What Do We Want to Be?
    • The Essence of This Story
    • Why This Is Needed
    • What to Look for
    • How to Create This Story
  • How Do We Innovate?
    • The Essence of This Story
    • Why This Is Needed
    • What Are Characteristics of a Good Version?
    • How to Create This Story
  • What Culture Do We Need?
    • The Essence of This Story
    • Why This Is Needed
    • What Are Characteristics of a Good Version?
    • How to Create This Story
  • How to Create and Use These Stories
    • Two-Stage Sell

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