"Innovation" means different things to different people, and without clarity, you may battle to set and meet expectations. It's also hard to get a clear mandate for execution.

We have found that by having very clear innovation objectives, you can structure a program (a portfolio of open innovation activities) that meets your needs.

The mandate for corporate venturing differs from mandate for creating innovation capability (e.g. people, brand and culture). Having a clear set of objectives allows you to: 

  1. Set clear expectations
  2. Focus your efforts and resources
  3. Measure and report on progress


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