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Getting Started

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I've been asked to lead an innovation program; how do I get started?

What resources do I need? What's the people profile? How do I set objectives?

How do I figure all this out? How do I assess and design for what we need?

Top leadership has recognized the need for systematic innovation, now you need to figure out how to get started. What to do?

Your boss—the CEO, the chief innovation officer, the COO, you name it—has asked you to come by. He or she says, “We need innovation. We have assembled a road map, and now we need to get an execution plan in place. Have a look and let's talk next week about how we can get started.” ...

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