Innovation must reads of the week: Innovation on the edges Jorge in Must reads of the week [View the story “Innovation must reads of the week: Innovation on the edges” on Storify] Innovation must reads of the week: Innovation on the edges Storified by Jorge Barba · Sun, Jun 24 2012 01:18:07 10 Key Questions to ask if you are starting an #Innovation Initiative. http://tinyurl.com/7s6wj8a #mckinsey #gartner #KILNgreggfraley When I am asked how to begin an Innovation Initiative, the ultimate complex question, this is my answer — it depends. If I know context I can do better than It Depends, but it takes time, effort, and money to know context well enough to give a good answer. Step-by-step: How to build an innovation pilot program http://is.gd/vfe7q5Guy Kawasaki Companies can reduce the risk of adopting new innovation methods by testing them first. A short, pilot program that addresses a specific product or service line helps you understand whether a new method is right for your company. Pilot programs help keep your costs in line, and they help you reduce resistance to adopting new methods. Long but insightful read: Joi Ito on "Innovation On The Edges" http://zite.to/LanhET via @ziteRalph-Christian Ohr Today, what you want is you want to have resilience and agility, and you want to be able to participate in, and interact with the disruptive things. Everybody loves the word ‘disruptive innovation.’ Well, how does, and where does disruptive innovation happen? It doesn’t happen in the big planned R&D labs; it happens on the edges of the network. Many important ideas, especially in the consumer Internet space, but more and more now in other things like hardware and biotech, you’re finding it happening around the edges. Resilience: the latest innovation buzzword http://smrt.io/LPKxhxSmartPlanet Is resilience an “field,” as PopTech describes it on its Web site? Is resilience an innovation theory? A design strategy? Merely a catchy term of the moment? No matter how one describes the word, it could prove to be an approach that will resonate both philosophically and practically for businesses, communities, and individuals alike. The Post-ROI Marketing World http://p.ost.im/p/ec8STnGreg Satell The future of marketing services is to become effective API’s for open brands. In the post-ROI world, the only limit is that of our imaginations. If you like these links, check out all the previous “Innovation Must Reads of the Week“. And don’t forget to Follow @jorgebarba Related PostsInnovation is Not Necessarily DisruptiveInnovation Killer: Leave Your Innovation Team Alone If You Want Great IdeasWhat To Look For In An Innovation PartnerWhat is the biggest innovation challenge for leaders of large organizations?How to filter me-too ideas and leave small thinking behindHow do you encourage employees to share ideas?