Category Archives: Fuzzy front end

Six levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem™ – Part 3

Six levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem™ - Part 3 - Innovation ExcellenceIn Part 3, we show six levers to change the “system problem” and think this is the way to solve the corporate innovation problem – and ultimately to increase innovation performance. Continue reading

Six Levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem™ – Part 1

Six Levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem™ – Part 1Despite large and growing investments in innovation, results remain disappointing. We call this "The corporate innovation problem”, and in a 3-part article series, we dig deeper into this problem and find that there are actually two root causes for it. We focus on one of the root causes – the “system problem” – and work out six levers of improvement. Continue reading

How to Achieve Excellence in the Fuzzy Front-End – Part 1

How to Achieve Excellence in the Fuzzy Front-End – Part 1 - Innovation ExcellenceThe term “Fuzzy Front-End” (FFE) has been established for the early stage of innovation which determines the innovation effectiveness and hence ultimately innovation success. We wanted to better understand where leading firms are setting their priorities in the FFE currently and where they see things going in the future. To answer this, we conducted a study. Our train of thought and the main findings are in a two-part article series published here. Continue reading