How to Effectively Manage the Fuzzy Back End of Innovation

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.

Innovation Strategy: Are your Ideas Audacious Enough?

In most business ideas, there is a direct correlation between how audacious and risky an idea is and its innovativeness and reward potential. In this article, Jeffrey Baumgartner explores the relationship between audaciousness, risk and reward, and provides some advice on what the right mix is.