Innovation Transformation

The CINO’s Team #9 – Summary

The CINO’s Team #9 – Summary

Properly defined, the Chief Innovation Officer’s role is too large to handle without a dedicated team of people to assist them with the execution of their varied responsibilities. Over the past few weeks I have identified a number of roles that I would want on my team in the corporate innovation function. 

The CINO’s Team #4 – Innovation Specialists

The CINO’s Team #4 – Innovation Specialists

During the initial stages of a transformation there will be many roles that need to be filled to drive change within the organization. If the company is large enough and the job big enough, it will pay to invest in some number of specialists that can lead and support certain aspects of the transformation.

Building a Coalition

Building a Coalition

Much has been written about leading transformational change in large organizations. Going back to Kotter in the mid-90s we have been told that successful large-scale change requires a team of aligned executives. This is especially true when transforming innovation capabilities.