Practice of Innovation - Innovative Index
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Instructions: All entries are blocked except the black numbers on the far right under "You?" Rate your enterprise from 0.0 to 1.0.
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Practice of Innovation - Enterprise Innovative IndexAppleBest VCsSRIUniversityNat. LabsYou?
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Global Innovation Economy0.951.000.900.650.70.9
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Foresight: The trends and consequences of the global innovation economy are fully internalized1.01.01.00.70.70.9
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Opportunities: The market ecosystem is comprehensively understood and new "white space" opportunities identified0.91.00.80.60.60.9
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Important Customer Needs1.001.000.750.600.51.0
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Customer focus: All efforts are focused on creating value for customers and other stakeholders1.01.00.80.50.51.0
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High-value initiatives: The enterprise addresses important, unmet customer and market needs1.01.00.70.70.50.9
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Value Creation0.850.800.780.480.500.85
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Innovation process: A formalized process is in place that can be described by all professional staff0.80.80.80.50.51.0
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Metrics: Resources are directed to high-value initiatives based on clear performance metrics1.01.00.70.50.50.7
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Framework: All staff understand core concepts, language, processes, and tools that facilitate value creation0.60.70.70.40.50.8
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Ideation: Regular, structured, and resourced value-creation forums are held throughout the enterprise1.00.70.90.50.50.9
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Innovation Champions0.800.850.850.700.81.0
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Talent: Passionate, committed staff who understand value creation lead all innovation initiatives - "champions"0.90.90.90.80.71.0
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Human values: Champions have enviable human values and are aligned with the enterprise's mission and goals0.70.80.80.60.80.9
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Innovation Teams0.600.830.800.630.530.90
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Best teams: The best ideas and partners, inside and outside of the enterprise, are sought and included0.70.90.70.70.60.9
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Open access: The enterprise is "transparent" so that staff have rapid access to information and resources0.40.90.90.60.40.8
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Collaboration: The human and team characteristics necessary for success are actively encouraged and supported0.70.70.80.60.61.0
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Organizational Alignment0.940.860.800.580.640.76
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Strategy: The continuous creation of high-value innovations is the foundation of the enterprise’s strategic intent and plan1.01.01.00.60.80.8
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Leadership: Senior management drives the enterprise’s innovation agenda1.01.00.90.80.70.8
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Incentives: Enterprise-wide metrics and incentives for both incremental and transformational innovations are in place1.01.00.60.50.50.6
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Staff development: Innovation training and development programs are ongoing0.80.50.80.50.60.8
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Continuous improvement: There is an unrelenting pursuit of best practices and the removal of all non-value adding activities 0.90.80.70.50.60.8
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Total likelihood of systematicly creating successful innovations36%49%28%5%4%47%
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Note: All entries are blocked except the numbers on the far right for "You?" See if you agree with the five examples shown and have fun trying it out for your team.
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The idex sets a high standard for success. Different organizations and different parts of organizations will vally widely. For example, how good is Apple today without Steve Jobs?
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Copyright Practice of Innovation, LLC 2017 Not to be copied or distributed in any form without written permission from Curtis Carlson.
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