Since 1986 our firm has lead the way in global innovation capitalization strategy. With ever changing competitive and market pressures, you need someone on your side who knows how to accomplish the unthinkable, on time and on budget.
Our 1990 landmark thought leadership paper presented in Boston and New York was years ahead of the innovation craze and is recognised as the foundation for today's methodologies. Our principles have worked for over 200 companies - large and small - from auto racing to shoe manufacture, from men's razors to ladies apparel, from crop management to refrigerators...drones to hotel faucets we have helped people and firms achieve the innovative edge.
The Top 5 reasons to call us: If you can answer yes to any question here, the Intelligent Innovation LLC team can help:
1. Do you need to beat your competition to market with new products?
2. Are you trying to balance scarce resources to deliver a complex product/service portfolio?
3. Are your employees motivated, thinking, innovative? ...what is keeping them from higher potentials?
4. Is your organization stagnant?
5. Roadmaps: Do you need a lifecyle portfolio view of your organization: knowing what/when to retire and bring in the new; at the right time, place, cost, strategy and delivery method?
We use your vision, mission, strategy, and tactics to affect the innovative process and link to your Intellectual Property Strategy. Learn how to make more timely, accurate, relevant decisions while reducing risk. Analyze the forces affecting your organization's ability to bring new products and services to market both internally and externally. • Understand the risk/innovation tradeoff and understand ‘Inverse Risk’ © Patented ~~And, the single biggest issue in companies large and small...understanding your risk quotient. Is Risk too much or too little an issue in your company decision making process? Is the risk-return quotient of a particular project under consideration acceptable. Not taking risk is often a risk. Call us to understand our patented method that uses "Inverse Risk" management to help you decide.
Our mission statement is simple: to help our clients achieve the innovative edge. Service or Manufacturing, Legal or Medical, School or Government we can help you excel while increasing the work satisfaction of your employees.
How? We show you where your processes, policies or team dynamics are hindering innovation, follow through and output. We work on your IP strategy, product roadmaps, R&D financial linkages, vision, mission and employee involvement. We look deep into your customer’s needs and competitors offerings. We combine these inputs into an innovation strategic roadmap. Intelligent Innovation uses a mix of upbeat talks, an analytical self evaluation innovation quotient graphical tool and some challenging anecdotal stories with case studies adopted to your specific needs to pinpoint issues and provide win/win solutions. The I-Quotient Self Evaluator (R, C, Patent Pending) is the only tool of its kind to evaluate your organizations ability to capitalize on ideas as compared to its huge database of over 10,000 data points. We will help you develop the targeted strategies that match your company's specific long and short term goals.
Coaching and mentoring is a casual, often phone or email based service to help people understand innovation, IP Strategy, strategic planning and product development. Our principles have been chosen to coach many National Science Foundation, Worlds Best Technologies and SBIR phase I and II companies for over 20 years. Our typical coaching client is a CEO of a small to mid-sized company who has hit some sort of roadblock, either internally or externally. Our coaching employs more advanced tools than most other “personal coaches” who focus on the personality of the individual. We include personality, but go much further and look at market dynamics, competition, IP Strategy, Innovation Quotient (the firms ability to capitalize on inventiveness of its employees), policies and pay.
We are experts at family run organizations and the complexities of multiple generation issues.
We wrap it all up in a holistic analysis and recommendations. We use a series of Q&A sessions coupled to a QFD analysis to present a roadmap to the coaching experience. Everything is flexible, and we work within your financial and time budget, often extending the service to the direct reports where more actionable change is required. .
Innovation Quotient (TM, Patented) Self Evaluator: Using the highly acclaimed proprietary Intelligent Innovation self evaluation process as used by the National IP Taskforce, we will present real techniques for evaluating and improving your organizations' ability to grow new and original products and services. The short test produces a graph showing your organization's ability to capitalize on its own innovations as compared to a database of over 10,000 companies. This powerful tool starts the process of healthy analysis and forms the basis for understanding the good and bad policies and procedures in your organization. In combination with our coaching and talks, the I-Quotient tool helps everyone understand the value of their contributions. The talks are filled with real-life lessons from the most successful firms, and you will learn how to balance a full product portfolio of new and existing offerings. You can choose from one of John's past successful keynotes or he will customize an event for your specific organizational needs.
Achieving the Innovative Edge Seminar: This one day seminar can revitalize and catapult your firm to a new competitive level. You will discover how your organization can be supercharged by developing innovative people, IP, processes, and products. Learn how the pros instill powerful, revitalizing forces to realize new strategic directions, higher profits and long term viability. Workshop, Books, Learning Materials, Case Studies and the Innovation Quotient underpin this amazing experience.