I want to look ahead to understand what I need to do to bring my idea to life.

Innovation Flowchart

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INSPIRED BY : Nesta (2013) Innovation Flowchart


Level of Involvement

More complex tool that should ideally be done over a few days. Given the strategic nature of the inputs/outputs, this needs consultations with seniors, peers and ideally needs to be revised after a first pass.


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What is it & why should I do it?

 

The Innovation Flowchart gives a detailed overview of the various stages in an innovation process, listing the activities, requirements and goals of each stage. These include an overview of the different people, skills, activities and finances that a project or an organisation might need in order to succeed. The structured overview that this tool provides, helps to review where you are in the process, and to organise the next steps in your work.

 

This tool helps you to spot opportunities for growth by helping understand which resources to focus on. You can see this by checking where you are in the process and whether you have thought of all the aspects that need consideration.

How do I use it?

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The worksheet gives an overview of the various stages in an innovation process, and it lists stage by stage the activities, requirements and goals of each stage. Use this overview to check where you are in the process, and whether you have thought of all the aspects that need consideration. This check may help you to identify what aspects need special attention. The overview comes with a handy reference to the tools and activities that can support you in each stage

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  1. Jim Stephens

    rethink the box design

    User Rating: 3

    This is a great tool for those of us who have imagination but want to add the element of organization.

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  2. Artur Sousa

    User Rating: 5

    An amazing tool kit to guid entrepreneurs around the globe. I suggest translations in different languages. I would love to help with portuguese, for instance.
    Excellent!!!!

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