Have you felt that people in the company have good ideas or potential that is not being utilized? Have you struggled with how ideas should be collected and implemented? Innovation doesn’t happen just because you implement an innovation funnel or start using a tool for collecting ideas. Processes and tools are often required to support innovation, but the work of changing how people think and act remains. We will focus on three typical obstacles in innovation that companies face when seeking good concepts to implement:
- getting useful ideas from the organization,
- idea development, and
- a note on idea process discipline.