Innovation Leadership, ideas, inventions

How and why to accelerate innovation amid the pandemic.

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Why invest in innovation during times of crisis?

1. To increase your opportunity discovery bandwidth.

2. To improve the ‘state of mind’ of your company.

How to empower innovation in times of crisis?

1. Make it more ‘available’

2. Make it more ‘flexible’


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What’s the (user) story?

Why User Stories?


Innovation and related terms are often misused and in many cases, they become business buzzwords. Let’s shed some light on the most important ones.

A bookshelf with books and the word definition — referring to the need to define the term innovation.
A bookshelf with books and the word definition — referring to the need to define the term innovation.
Images by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

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Agile Engineering


A chain of ideas ‘written in stone’ on blockchain — in the context of Open Innovation. A global platform for publishing ideas, empowering collaboration, and contribution.

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Image by athree23 from Pixabay

I genuinely believe in ideas. Great ideas energize and inspire people; they can transform teams, products, companies, or even societies; they can bring fresh views to complex problems; they can reshape strategies and shed light on unexplored areas.


A simple, yet powerful model for capturing and sharing business ideas — the ‘Idea form’.

An attempt to draft an idea on paper
An attempt to draft an idea on paper
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Ideators often have a hard time explaining their ideas with clarity — due to lack of time, tools, or due to limited experience and lack of guidance.


How a new way of thinking from the design world can push your business forward

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A Universal Model for Articulating Business (and other) Ideas

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The Power of Ideas (and a Model to Untap it) — cover photo by Jelmer Assink on Unsplash


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The term ‘innovation’ means different things to different people. Corporate leaders, startups founders, customers, employees, and market analysts — they all look at innovation from a different angle.

The Corporate Perspective


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