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China Summary Translation: 'Executing on Innovation: Design the Process From Idea to Value'

Published: 01 July 2019

ID: G00389519

Analyst(s): Jackie Fenn , Daniel Sun


As part of creating an innovation competency, CIOs need to design an innovation process that moves ideas from inception to demonstrable business value. This research presents the choices at each stage and provides examples of innovation processes targeting different goals.

Table Of Contents



Executing on Innovation: Design the Process From Idea to Value

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • The Value of an Innovation Process
  • The Role of Process in a Customizable Innovation Framework
  • Innovation Process Activities
    • Manage the Innovation Process
    • Design and Run Activities to Generate Ideas
    • Find Ideas
    • Evaluate Ideas and Prove/Disprove Hypotheses
    • Realize the Value of an Innovation
  • Examples of Innovation Processes
    • The STREET Process
    • Enterprise Architecture Disruptive Trend and Digital Transformation Process
    • Design Thinking Process
    • New Product Development Process
    • Lean Startup Process
  • Conclusion

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