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INNOVATIONTOOLS: D-F

Activities

Here you can find a variety of activities on the subject of innovation. They range from individual projects and reflection frameworks to group level activities suitable for workshops or classroom settings.

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Developing a Business Case

An activity applying various questions and framework to a hypothetical business case, in order to develop and pitch it.

Discontinuous Innovation

This simple activity focuses attention on some of the important areas of discontinuous innovation management.

Discontinuous Innovation Audit

This simple self-assessment tool focuses attention on some of the important areas of discontinuous innovation management. 

Dragon’s den

An activity designed around the ‘Dragon’s Den’ format.

Eastville Community Shop Activity

An activity designed around the ‘Eastville Community Shop’ social innovation case study.

Eggs-ercises

Simple group-based activities designed to explore shared creativity and innovation implementation

Exploring Innovation Strategies

An activity for looking further at the innovation strategies of existing businesses.

Find a queue! 

Queues are a pretty good indicator of a process which might benefit from improvement.

Five Whys

A tool for stripping away an apparent problem to get through to the root problem.

Forces for innovation

An activity for mapping the ‘driving forces’ for strategic technological innovation.

Frugal innovation

This is an approach to innovation which is based on the principle of simplification.