As someone working or studying in the field of innovation, you probably already know that there exists a wealth of tools and techniques to help you find your way through the innovation maze.
Value network mapping
We need to recognise different players in our innovation network and the roles which they play. And we need to understand and manage the relationships with them so that our innovation system works well together and the ‘whole is greater than the sum of the parts’.
This tool involves analysing the ‘value network’ in terms of 9 key roles, looking at the nature of the current relationships and then developing a strategy to strengthen to overall network.