Innovation isn't magic. On the contrary, to an outsider innovation activities can appear quite routine and maybe even boring. With a disciplined process, the practice of innovation can be systematized and practiced with rigor.
To unlock more and better ideas for innovation, break the "Job To Be Done" into small steps of initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control, and close. Try to determine how to add value to each step and make the job easier.
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Our purpose is to empower and help people innovate. We work with the 16% of like-minded people who identify themselves as innovators (2.5%) or early adopters (13.5%). They're found disproportionately at the foundation of the org chart because that's where the real work gets done.
Read more in Geoffrey Moore's excellent book "Crossing the Chasm."
Business leaders across all industries and regions will increasingly be called upon to formulate a comprehensive workforce strategy ready to meet the challenges of this new era of accelerating change and innovation.
The Future of Jobs Report is out, and the future looks bright for innovation professionals. Innovation managers are identified as an emerging in-demand role that leverages distinctly 'human' skills, which are less likely to be automated.
Here, innovation requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
For example, the number of innovation professionals are expect to almost double in the next four years in some industries such as: