Author: Jasper Baggerman

Creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship flourish when direction and boundaries are clear. In this step you set the conditions, the responsibilities and the governance for those that will bring you change. Although innovation will impact the whole organization it's often smart to start by making a...

Your master plan is ready. Now it is time to share is with the rest of the world. You can choose to leave elements out, for instance because they are too competitor sensitive. But note that these elements will not develop as fast as the...

How do you know that your innovation plan makes sense? The first five steps of the Cycle of Innovation were about gathering information and developing a plan. Now it’s time to see if your plan is feasible and to discover if you can convince your...

In Step#4 of the Cycle of Innovation you defined where you wanted to go. In this step you investigate how to get there and make a first draft of your business plan. You define where future revenue is coming from and how costs are built...

In the previous step of the Cycle of Innovation you set the main goals for innovation.In this step you choose the manner in which you will achieve them. You will envision how your future role in the eco-system will look like. In the first three...

In the third step of the Cycle of Innovation you set the pace for innovation. By now you know the ecosystem you’re in and you know the reasons why you should change. In this step you will define what innovation should deliver and when. If it...

In the second step of the Cycle of Innovation you investigate all reasons why you should innovate and you delimit that part of the business you want to change. This is going to be the foundation of all the innovations to come. It helps to...

The first step in the Cycle of Innovation is to open up. Look around you and start the conversation. No matter how big your organization is innovation is no longer a single player game. It’s about collaborating. Get a clear view of the eco-system you’re...

The complexity of innovation Many companies struggle with innovation. Time and money is being spent, but the results fall behind. The necessity of change is apparent but the knowledge and experience is lacking to translate it into a solid approach. Let alone an effective organization that...

Is it possible to innovate within a 200 year old company? Jasper Baggerman, interim innovation manager with DOK 5 and untill recently manager of the innovation lab of Wolters Kluwer knows how it is. Why did the international publisher choose to set up a lab...