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InnovationTools catalogs the best resources for business innovation, creativity and brainstorming.
The homepage provides entrepreneurs and innovators with a focused, growing collection of the best resources on business innovation, creativity and brainstorming. Their goal is to help you to learn more about the tools, strategies and techniques you can use to be more creative in your business – and to help your company to increase its capacity for innovation and change.

AIM - Advanced Institute of Management Research
The Advanced Institute of Management Research(AIM),the UK's research initiative on managment, develops UK-based world-class management research. AIM seeks to identify ways to enhance the competitiveness of the UK economy and its infrastructure through research into management and organisational performance in both the private and public sectors.

The Innovation Wave: Addressing Future Challenges
by Bettina von Stamm, Wiley & Sons, 2002
The Innovation Wave brings together a world class group of ideas, tools, actions, & thinkers to help identify trends, challenges & paradoxes of leading-edge innovation. Every area of the innovative approach is covered, including culture, leadership, strategy & vision and processes. Case studies highlight best & worst practices, with strong emphasis on relevance & real-world application. CEOs, thought leaders, and students of innovation on MBA, will gain first-class understanding of how to build winning innovation performance.

Innovation Leadership Forum
The ILF, runned by Bettina von Stamm, is an organisation dedicated to the creation, sharing and application of knowledge on innovation. It is focused primarily on large organisations. Through its activities it facilitates:

  • The sharing of existing and the creation of new knowledge around innovation
  • Deep engagement with and between member companies
  • Benchmarking within and across member companies

Frank Piller's Mass Customization & Open Innovation blogs
On this page you find Information about Open Innovation, Custumer Information and other interesting topics. Have a look!

Program in Innovation & Business Creation
The Executive Program in Innovation & Business Creation is a twelve month, full-time training which is taught in English. The program is offered by the Technische Universität München (TUM) in cooperation with the HHL - Leipzig Graduate School of Management and UnternehmerTUM, the centre for entrepreneurship at TUM. The program combines classroom teaching at the highest academic standards with entrepreneurial innovation design and business creation projects. It allows participants to create their own business while earning an EMBA degree.

Innovation Network - Think smart
The website of the US-based Innovation Network, a rich source of articles, book recommendations, a great tool for understanding innovation called Innovation DNA and much more

The website of the magazine with the same title, loads of interesting articles on and around innovation, well worth a visit

BusinessWeek online
Business Week has now a section dedicated to design and innovation; good case studies and other information

UK Department for Business Innovation & Skills
The UK's government website set up with the aim to help organisations become more innovative, much of it is still under development; it also offers an electronic version of the Design Council's ( tool for the assessment of an organisation's innovativeness (click on 'managing successful innovation)

Design Council
The Design Council get increasingly involved in design's role in innovation, and innovation more generally. They have developed a number of tools, and also provide a wide range of case studies and stories on their website

DMI - Design Management Institute
This is the website of the Design Management Institute, some of the website is only available to DMI members

The Interbrand website has lots of useful and interesting articles on the subject of brands most of which you can either view or download. Interbrand are the pioneers in brand valuation.

British Brands Group
The British Brands Group website has a host of useful information on and around brands.

Radical Departures
Here you can find a good summary of Schrage's book Serious Play

pdma - product development and management association
The website by the Product Development and Management Association provides a useful glossary on NPD terms, as well as book recommendations on and around the subject

This is the website of the consultancy founded by Robert G Cooper and Scott G Edgett who are seen to be the originators of the stage-gate process; it provides useful articles, book references and latest insights on and around the stage-gate process

Research - Buyer's guide UK & Ireland
The Research Buyer's Guide is a directory of organisations offering market research and related services.

MRS - Market Research
With over 8,000 members in more than 50 countries, The Market Research Society is the world's largest international membership organisation for professional researchers and others engaged or interested in market, social and opinion research.

The work foundation
On this website you find some insights from research into workspace related issues

180°academy - developing concept makers
Denmark-based intiative to educate top talent in large and small companies worldwide to innovate holistically

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