Online Innovation: Tools, Techniques, Methods and Rules to Innovate Online
After describing 10 common pitfalls, the authors share great tools and techniques that work in practice. They discuss the Achilles' heel of innovating online and present 10 methodologies you can use for hands-on online innovation. The Lightning Decision Jam, the Design Sprint and the FORTH innovation method are highlighted in the book. The authors combine these methodologies into a new hybrid version. At the end of the book, you will find systematic descriptions of 25 tools and 10 methods. These will give a clear overview that will help you to pick the right ones for your online innovation journey.
Innovating online is here to stay. There is a huge increase in hybrid innovation projects, combining in-person and online workshops, using all the online advantages while being personally engaged offline.
Online Innovation supports all professionals who want to innovate online: consultants, coaches, facilitators, managers, and students in design (thinking) and innovation.
About the Author
Gijs van Wulfen is a worldwide authority in innovation and design thinking. He worked in the fast-moving consumer goods industry as marketer and as strategy consultant before founding the FORTH innovation method in 2005. FORTH is a scientifically proven methodology for the start of innovation, which is implemented on six continents. His book, The Innovation Maze (BIS Publishers), was crowned as Management Book of the Year in 2017. As a LinkedIn Influencer he has 330,000 followers. He inspires people with his keynotes, books, webinars and YouTube videos all over the world in a practical way on how to be great innovators. Recently, van Wulfen became one the authors of the Future-Fit Manifesto, the successor of the Agile Manifesto.
Co-authors Maria Vittoria Colucci from Italy, Andrew Constable from the United Kingdom, Florian Hameister from Germany and Rody Vonk from The Netherlands are all professional online innovators and certified facilitators of the FORTH innovation method.