Depending on the people involved, their motivations, and the phase of the moon, you may or may not find fertile ground for the practice of collaborative innovation.
In this article innovation architect Doug Collins explores the fecund places that you, as a practitioner, may want to think about planting your seed of ideation to ensure a bountiful harvest.
People who practice collaborative innovation commit to transforming their communities and organizations in authentic ways. Through the practice, people realize their potential for leadership by posing the critical questions that matter and by convening peers to pursue the ideas that follow.
And, let’s be honest: the practice takes a lot of work.
In this article, innovation architect Doug Collins reflects on ways in which people can approach the practice to increase the odds that it persists and proliferates. Continue reading
Blueprints help people envision the future in a practical way. What will the finished work look like? How will we create it? In this article innovation architect Doug Collins introduces a blueprint for the practice of collaborative innovation. The blueprint helps practice leaders help people envision their organization transformed by the practice. The blueprint serves, too, as a way to organize this book, Innovation Architecture: Practical Approaches to Theory, Collaboration, and Implementation. The articles that comprise Innovation Architecture appear as overlays on the blueprint at the end of the introduction.