Take the test! A series of nine questions to assess your organization’s level of innovation proficiency. It won’t take more than 3 minutes and just might change your life.
1. Decision makers (senior managers with access to budget and resources and the authority to allocate them) support innovation activities and are familiar with them down to individual ongoing projects relevant to their domain
2. There’s expectation from senior management that innovation will impact strategic KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators)
3. Innovation is measured based on progress-oriented KPI’s such as number of funded experiments, number of pilots, impact on employee perception, etc.
1. In your estimation, how many employees in your organization served as champions of innovative ideas over the last 12 months?
2. In your estimation, how many employees in your organization were involved in activities related to innovation projects (beyond just ideation) over the last 12 months?
3. There’s a clear policy of allocating employee work time for the purpose of innovation activities
1. Innovative projects are managed using tools and methods that are not identical to the ones used for standard projects from inception to release at scale
2. There are tools that allow the community to view innovative ideas, exchange points of view and assist in their development
3. The organization has an innovation community manager and a budget that is sufficient for this purpose