People Innovation

Human Resource departments often find themselves tasked with creating a more innovative climate for their firms.  That can make sense given that innovation is a people activity.  It’s a skill, not a gift, and it can be taught and learned like any other business...

When to Innovate

People often ask when is the best time to innovate: early in the pipeline process, middle, or late.  Teams tend to resist innovation late in the process when they are busy launching a new product.  Teams tend to resist innovating in the middle of the NPD process...