You have doubtless heard of the fuzzy front end of innovation. It is another name for idea generation. But Jeffrey Baumgartner believes that the back end of innovation, where implementation is supposed to take place, is just as fuzzy. Many companies lack clear, efficient processes for implementing the ideas they generate.
Ideascale2020-07-07T19:44:56-07:00November 28th, 2012|Categories: Front End of Innovation, Idea Management|Tags: back end of innovation, budget, business innovation, Collaboration, Communication, complex projects, department collaboration, Failure, financial strategy, front end of innovation, fuzzy back end of innovation, fuzzy front end of innovation, idea approval, idea communication, idea evaluation, idea generation, idea implementation, idea management, idea management software, idea submission, idea testing, Ideation, milestones, planning, poor planning, process development, process implementation, process testing, product improvement, productivity, prototyping, responsibility, risk and reward, risk aversion, risk management, siloing|