Aaron Proeitti is a Contributing Columnist for Innovation Leader. He is the author of the book "Today's Innovator" and the founder of Adaptivity Enterprises. Aaron was previously Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Transamerica, and also headed the Marketing Innovation Lab there.
When people around the company say they want "innovation," they likely don't all mean the same thing. Aaron Proietti, a former SVP at Transamerica, offers a translation guide.
We share 11 common barriers to innovation, present a list of the symptoms for each barrier, and provide questions that can help your colleagues and better understand the barrier.
Here's an editable PowerPoint, created by a former SVP of innovation from the insurance industry, that you can use to make the case for an innovation effort.
A RASCI matrix is a tool that can be used to build consistent support for innovation, while mitigating against common failure modes like role ambiguity. Download it here...