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Data, Templates, and Resource Library

Here you’ll find actual documents used by our members — including templates, spreadsheets, powerpoint slides, project documents, and more — from innovation executives at large companies like Coca-Cola, Target, Intel, Disney, Marriott, Nike, Starbucks, Procter & Gamble, and many others. Choose the category “InnoLead Resources” to see those created by InnoLead, in collaboration with former executives at Pfizer, Transamerica, Keurig Dr Pepper, VMware, BNY Mellon, and other companies. That category also includes data visualizations from many of our recent research reports.

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CULTURE, PERSONNEL, AND ORG STRUCTURE
EVENTS, CONTESTS, AND COMPETITIONS
  • Caliber Public Safety: Hackathon Flyer
    Hackathon overview, definition, and agenda, from a technology solutions company.
  • Boeing: Innovation Day Pitch Deck
    A slide deck template for participants in Boeing’s Innovation Day competition.  
  • Harris Computer: The Innovator’s Voice
    A guide to Harris Computer’s “Innovator’s Voice Competition,” which enables individuals and teams to spend some of their time innovating and creating new, novel products and services for customers. Harris develops mission critical software applications for the public sector, healthcare, utilities and private sector verticals.
FRAMEWORKS & MODELS
INNOVATION LEADER RESOURCES
JOB DESCRIPTIONS
  • Citigroup: Startup Coach Job Description
    Job description for a Singapore-based position at Citi Ventures — a D10X Startup Coach and Entrepreneur-in-Residence who will play “a critical role in the D10X program by helping the D10X startup teams keep their ‘eye on the prize’, providing an outside-in perspective, staying true to the D10X process and generally contributing to…
  • Disney: Director of Technologies, Innovation Enablement
    Job description for a role at Disney that will “be responsible for establishing this new function through the development of strategies for the Emerging Technologies portfolio, and facilitating the delivery of innovative projects from ideation through implementation.”
  • ECMC Group: Director of Innovation Job Description
    A short description outlining the responsibilities of the director of innovation at ECMC Group, one of 35 Federal Family Education Loan Program Guarantors.  
LABS & CENTERS
  • PTC: Comic Book About Augmented Reality
    This comic book lays out how augmented reality may be used in the workplace — both on tablets and on glasses. Shows how future visions can be communicated, outside the realm of PowerPoint.
  • Gensler: Everything You’d Ever Want (or Never Want) in an Innovation Hub
    An innovation hub is a distinct environment strategically designed and actively nurtured to promote a way of working that is fundamentally different from an organization’s norm. (Some call them labs, centers, accelerators, or incubators.) But not all innovation hubs are created equal. InnoLead and Gensler, the design and architecture firm, teamed up…
  • BNY Mellon: Global Innovation Centers Overview
    Short overview of BNY Mellon’s network of innovation centers, their approach, and focus.    
METRICS & SCORECARDS
  • Scorecard: Create a Baseline Set of Innovation Metrics for Your Org
    This spreadsheet, created with input from a group of a dozen corporate innovators at a recent event, encourages you to focus in on the areas of measurement that matter most to your executive sponsors, and will help you assign a score to each of those areas. The spreadsheet also gives…
  • Options for Innovation Org Structure, Process, and Measurement
    Created inside publicly-traded companies, this PowerPoint deck lays out various options for setting up innovation organizations; defining roles; creating processes and pipelines for moving projects forward; and measuring outcomes.
  • Suggested Metrics for Your Innovation Portfolio
    Created by Ravi Kanniganti of Target Corp. to accompany an article on metrics, this PDF lays out ways to track the health of an innovation portfolio; pilot tests run with startups; intrapreneurial projects; and more. 
PROCESSES & METHODOLOGIES
  • Idea Canvas for Evaluating and Testing New Ideas
    Adapted from the Business Model Canvas to better fit the needs of the corporate world, this Idea Canvas allows you to follow a high-level scientific process when evaluating ideas and then use the criteria from the Idea Canvas when testing or validating that idea. Developed by a Senior Director working in the…
  • Clorox: How are You Investing in Open Innovation (Includes ‘100 Pennies’ Exercise)
    An exercise to do with colleagues: If you were given 100 pennies to invest in different open innovation partners, like small suppliers, universities, startups, etc., where are you investing resources and time today? Where is innovation actually coming from? What should you do differently? 
  • Overview of the Lean Startup Approach to Innovation
    Deck from 2019 providing a thorough overview of the lean startup methodology, along with many helpful templates. Used inside a manufacturing company to help guide the development of mobile apps, as well as hardware, IoT connected products, and research initiatives.
STRATEGY PRESENTATIONS
  • Pitch Deck: Designing a Corporate Venturing/Startup Engagement Strategy
    Created inside a publicly-traded insurance firm, this PowerPoint deck makes the case for committing resources to the startup ecosystem, venture funds, accelerators, and universities. 
  • Clearly Defining Your Innovation Strategy, Vision, and Mission
    This short PowerPoint deck, developed inside a publicly-traded manufacturing company, was created to make sure that everyone is on the same page with the “What, Where, When, Why, How” of innovation. It includes explainer slides with annotations, followed by slides that can be easily adapted for use with your company.
  • Medtronic: Meaningful Innovation Brief
    Short overview of how the medical device maker defines “meaningful innovation,” along with some examples of successful projects. Breaks innovation down into “therapy innovation,” “system innovation,” and “procedural innovation.”
TEMPLATES
  • Scoping Opportunities, Fleshing Out Concepts, and Doing Customer Research
    Created inside publicly-traded companies, this short PowerPoint deck collects worksheets, templates, and “cheat sheets” related to evaluating opportunities, fleshing out concepts, and conducting customer research.
  • Idea Canvas for Evaluating and Testing New Ideas
    Adapted from the Business Model Canvas to better fit the needs of the corporate world, this Idea Canvas allows you to follow a high-level scientific process when evaluating ideas and then use the criteria from the Idea Canvas when testing or validating that idea. Developed by a Senior Director working in the…
  • WD-40: Project Management Guide
    Lots of definitions and templates related to the project management process at WD-40.