Category Archives: cross-functional team

Essential Tactics for Innovation Intrepreneurs

For authentic innovation to occur at an organization, you have to craft the culture of a place to accept and embrace new ways of working together and being in the market. More often than not, teams or outsourced agencies follow an innovation method, create many concepts that are new to the market and certain to ...

Six Reasons why Cross-Functional Innovation Teams Fail

Once you have identified a great idea for a new product or service innovation what do you do?  Many firms put together a cross functional team (XFT) and tell them to bring the product to market.  It seems like a good approach.  They have budget, people and empowerment.  What could possibly go wrong?  Lots of ...