Build Innovation Capability
Unleash your potential by embedding innovation to the core of your organization
For many companies, there is a wide gap between the aspirations of executives to innovate and the ability to execute, resulting in disappointment, frustration, and a lack of commitment and further investment in innovation. What sets successful companies apart is that they all have a world-class innovation capability, a culture, and a strategy that drives innovation.
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Building an operating system for growth.
We design and implement innovation systems that bring together the right talent, processes, and behaviors. This systemic approach transforms how companies aim and execute innovation, mobilize people to participate, and deliver sustainable competitive advantage.
From our beginnings in 1995 to the present day, our approach is founded on the principles set by Gary Hamel and fine-tuned from real-world collaboration with our clients
Systemic Approach to Innovation.
Past results are a poor predictor of future success. Innovation can drive competitive differentiation and sustainable growth when it is approached as a system based on proven principles. Too often, innovation is approached in isolated initiatives, campaigns, and projects that fail to have a lasting effect on growth and capability development.
Key elements of our approach.
We help our clients create a world-class innovation capability.
Develop an innovation strategy and plan for embedding innovation to the core
Implement a governance system for making quick and clear decisions
Create a community of skilled innovation practitioners
Execute real innovation challenges that make innovation happen and make it stick
Promote a culture of innovation with shared values and new behaviors
Read more about our methodology in our bestselling book “Innovation to the Core”. You’ll find parts devoted to crucial topics–such as how to organize the discovery process, generate strategic insights, enlarge your innovation pipeline, and maximize your return on innovation.
Innovation to the core program.
We have worked with leading organizations worldwide on embedding innovation to the core and implementing an innovation system. We are unique in our commitment to making innovation happen quickly and making it stick. We mobilize people by working in teams on real innovation challenges parallel to implementing the innovation system.
Getting the C-suite on board.
We engage leadership in creating a vision of success and set goals and expectations for innovation. To broaden the impact of innovation, executives need to understand the implications of their aspirations on the capabilities and the required organizational capacity for innovation. We work with executives and middle managers to empower them to guide and support their teams on innovation initiatives.
Supporting innovation teams.
Every stage in our approach is supported by a comprehensive compendium of easy-to-understand methods, tools, and techniques facilitated by Strategos consultants. Introductions, workbooks, exercises, and examples are all available for teams to work with and develop their skills. We have supported dozens of companies and their innovation teams in various industries who have adopted our approach to innovation and continue to benefit from the results.
Establishing a culture of innovation.
Creating a culture of innovation requires shared values that foster creativity, risk-taking, and collaboration. Our methods promote diverse thinking and new behaviors because they help people generate new perspectives and ideas. To achieve this, we eliminate barriers that hinder innovation, such as restrictive policies and processes, while enhancing strengths like employee skills and talents. We develop innovation leaders who can challenge conventions and inspire and support their teams in pursuing breakthroughs. By combining these elements, we help our clients create an environment that cultivates innovation and unlocks the true potential of the company.