This book provides unique insight, knowledge and tools on the process and craft of managing innovation projects. Organizations of all sizes and sectors must overcome complex barriers to commercialize technologies; develop new products and services; create competitive advantages; and capture the value of intellectual assets. Based on the author's 25+ years in research, analysis and practical experience on innovation projects throughout the world, this is an essential guide for overcoming the barriers to innovation and pursuing opportunities to launch breakthrough solutions and visionary business models. With examples from telecommunications, transport and high-tech sectors, the book includes a seven-step model for managing the process of innovation, and provides a wealth of methods for innovation challenges such as transforming emerging ideas into new products and solutions; facilitating innovation teams and a healthy climate for innovation; encouraging "exploratory thinking"; and integrating strategy with innovation initiatives. This third edition also includes a new perspective on innovation in the public sector.
Jon Glasco is a consultant and writer with a wide-ranging international background in business and government. His knowledge of innovation management principles is based on experience at strategic and tactical levels in Fortune 500 companies, start-up enterprises, government agencies and professional service firms. Since the early 1990s, Jon has held influential roles as an innovation consultant, planner, bid manager and technical writer in mobile operator, telecommunications, public transport and high-tech industries. This global experience includes multinational projects in Austria, Canada, the Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and the US. Prior to forming an independent consulting practice, he served in executive roles in marketing, market research and strategic planning in the telecommunications, information technology and fiber optics, and earlier in his career as an electronics engineer and operations research analyst. Jon is the author of more than 20 white papers, articles, and thought leadership publications on the topics of innovation, strategy and business communications. His qualifications include an MBA and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
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