"Senior Management commitment
(vision, strategy, resources and climate)
to the front end innovation
is the single most important variable."
"Effective networked teams and
their leaders are more important than
any tools and techniques
in the front end of innovation."
"Incremental and breakthrough
innovation management practices."
Front End of Innovation (FEI)
Research in the Front End of Innovation began in 1993 with the objective to determine the skills and activities that a large corporation needs to be proficient in order to achieve robust growth and profitability.
What does evidence based management mean?
The research discussed throughout this web site is based on findings generated from an evidenced based approach. What do we mean by an evidence based approach? It's using data from carefully constructed studies and experiments that provide clear evidence for the basis of drawing conclusions - in contrast to anecdotal stories based on personal experiences.
Lean Startup in Large Enterprises using Human-Centered Design
Large companies are innovative along the sustaining trajectory, but fail in the development of transformational and disruptive innovation. Two of the reasons for this failure are that transformational and disruptive innovations require a new business model and lack a unifying development process comparable to stage gate. The lean start-up process represents a new paradigm which allows companies to dramatically shorten the time needed to 1) create transformational and disruptive innovation: 2) pivot to a new business model or 3) stop the project. This forth coming article, which will be published as a chapter in soon to be released PDMA toolbook, reviews the principles and methodology of the lean startup approach through the lens of lens of human-centered design principles and lessons learned from implementing the lean startup approach in enterprises.
Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas Doesn’t Work for Start-ups
Thursday, August 14, 2014 11:38:00 AM
March 11 - March 13, 2015
Attend the European 2015 Front End of Innovation Conference in Vienna and here Peter’s Key Note on implementation lessons and best practices in using Lean Start-Up to develop transformational and disruptive innovation products from over 30 large companies. Also attend Peter’s work shop on best practices in the front end of innovation. During this workshop you will be able to benchmark your company. You can get 25% off of the standard registration price by using discount code FEIEMEA15PK.