Category Archives: ip

Jumpstart Your Innovation Results Transformation with Portfolio Management

Do you have a clear innovation strategy that directly links your innovation investment decisions to expected results? Many companies don't. Here's how to get started and close the gap quickly with Portfolio Management.

10 Key IP Strategy for Innovative Companies to Maximize Business Value

In this post, I have consolidated the key principles foundational in my process of using IP Strategy to create and maximize business value in innovative organizations. (1) Rethink what patents should “protect”: If you are an innovator, the customer solution you provide is far more important than the product you are making. Full stop. This means ...

Leading and Managing Product Innovation Teams [interview]

I enjoyed watching Pixar’s “A Bug’s Life” when it was released in 1998 and have more recently re-watched it with my kids. I was amazed at the character animation and quickly pulled into the story line when I first saw it. What I didn’t expect was the reflective advice it would provide on leadership and management, ...

Embracing Quick Wins and Quick Losses

Embracing Quick Wins and Quick LossesWhen moving a new product or service through the development cycle, there are generally four outcomes a New Product Development (NPD) team can expect. Two of these outcomes are especially good – although which ones they are might surprise you. It may seem counterintuitive, but one of the positive outcomes does not result in revenue – or even a product – and organizations must learn to embrace this notion. Continue reading