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No “I” in Team, But Two in Innovation

The practice of collaborative innovation is the means by which we realize our potential for leadership. http://www.innovationarchitecture.com/blog/no-i-in-team ;See More
Mar 22
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Applying Collaborative Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing: an Example of Lean

Achieving authentic transformation across the manufacturing enterprise can seem as challenging as playing a competitive game of Jenga® in woolen mittens.In this article the innovation architect Doug Collins explores the role that collaborative innovation can play in realizing meaningful change. He grounds the exploration with…See More
Dec 10, 2015
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Collaborative Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing: Just Getting Started

Advanced manufacturers—people who make “things”—face the same challenges in the Digital Age as their counterparts that traffic wholly in bits and bytes. Relentless immediacy. Increased transparency.In this article, I reflect on the results from a survey that the analyst firm Frost & Sullivan conducted as part of the…See More
Dec 1, 2015
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Going Once, Going Twice, Going Three Times: Selling Your Idea

Can you depict your idea on a page? Can you depict your idea visually in a way that your audience can grasp with little to no effort?Lastly, is the presentation of your idea, in whatever form it takes, timely?http://www.innovationarchitecture.com/blog/selling-your-ideaSee More
Nov 17, 2015
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Making the Link between Innovation Management and Sustainability

RobecoSAM finds a tie between the two through its work on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indiceshttp://www.innovationarchitecture.com/blog/sustainabilitySee More
Sep 23, 2015
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Idea Frameworks: Seeing the Whole through Three Lenses

People who pursue collaborative innovation—innovation management—need a way to juxtapose their portfolio of ideas in a useful way.http://www.innovationarchitecture.com/blog/idea-frameworksSee More
Sep 8, 2015
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An Idea Is Not an Action Item

An overabundance of ideas indicates a lack of productive dialogue, not an unmanageable overabundance of creativity.http://www.innovationarchitecture.com/blog/an-idea-is-not-an-action-itemSee More
Aug 25, 2015
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Jul 15, 2015
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May 12, 2015
Doug Collins posted a blog post

Spring Housecleaning for Your Innovation Management Practice

What elements of your practice are getting in the way of your effectiveness as a practice leader?Is it time to break out the mop and bucket?See More
Apr 14, 2015
Doug Collins promoted Doug Collins's blog post On Sustaining Innovation
Mar 24, 2015
Doug Collins posted a blog post

On Sustaining Innovation

The successful innovation practitioner walks and chews gum at the same time.See More
Mar 24, 2015
Doug Collins posted a blog post

Innovation Management Goes to the Gemba of Quality Management

Quality management and innovation management are two peas in a pod. They share the same intent and many, many of the same practices. How might they complement one another as their respective practitioners work to transform the organization?…See More
Mar 10, 2015
Doug Collins posted a blog post

Incubator Nation: The Rise of the Business Incubator

The incubator offers two benefits: as a pathway for internal entrepreneurship and as a fresh pair of eyes on the problem. See More
Feb 10, 2015
Doug Collins posted a blog post

The Employee Suggestion System Turns 135

In this article, I share excerpts that touch on employee suggestion systems and compare where matters stand today.To what extent does the future of work borrow from the past? See More
Jan 27, 2015
Doug Collins posted a blog post

What Is the Secret Sauce for Your Collaborative Innovation Practice?

The savvy practitioner, by comparison, cannot rely on surface-level connections. They do not assume the sponsor sees immediately that the practice is for them because it’s called “innovation” and they ostensibly need “innovation.”See more at: http://innovationarchitecture.businesscatalyst.com/blog/secret-sauce-for-collaborative-innovation…See More
Jan 14, 2015

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Profession
Social Innovation
Company/ Organisation
Mindjet, Inc.
Location
Cincinnati
Website
http://www.innovationmanagement.se/author/doug-collins
Website
http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougcollins
Blog
http://innovationarchitecture.com/
Twitter
http://mobile.twitter.com/InnoArchitect
Keywords/ interests
Doug Collins serves as an innovation architect. He helps organizations such as The Estee Lauder Companies, Jarden Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, The Procter & Gamble Company, and Ryder System navigate the fuzzy front end of innovation.

Doug develops approaches, creates forums, and structures engagements whereby people can convene to explore the critical questions facing the enterprise. He helps people assign economic value to the ideas and to the collaboration that result.

As an author, Doug explores ways in which people can apply the practice of collaborative innovation in his series Innovation Architecture: A New Blueprint for Engaging People through Collaborative Innovation. His bi-weekly column appears in the publication Innovation Management. Doug serves on the board of advisors for Frost & Sullivan’s Global community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL).

Today, Doug works as senior practice leader at social innovation company Mindjet, where he consults with a range of clients. He focuses on helping them realize their potential for leadership by applying the practice of collaborative innovation.
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Doug Collins's Blog

No “I” in Team, But Two in Innovation

Posted on March 22, 2016 at 14:27 0 Comments

The practice of collaborative innovation is the means by which we realize our potential for leadership. …

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Applying Collaborative Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing: an Example of Lean

Posted on December 10, 2015 at 17:27 0 Comments

Achieving authentic transformation across the manufacturing enterprise can seem as challenging as playing a competitive game of Jenga® in woolen…

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Collaborative Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing: Just Getting Started

Posted on December 1, 2015 at 14:46 0 Comments

Advanced manufacturers—people who make “things”—face the same challenges in the Digital Age as their counterparts that traffic wholly in bits and bytes. Relentless immediacy. Increased transparency.…

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Going Once, Going Twice, Going Three Times: Selling Your Idea

Posted on November 17, 2015 at 14:31 0 Comments

Can you depict your idea on a page

Can you depict your idea visually in a way that your audience can grasp with little to no effort?…

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