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Innovation Ecosystem Design Using Liebig’s Law of the Minimum

Grow your innovation ecosystem by applying Liebig’s Law of the Minimum to help you identify your limits and boundary constraints.

Tristan Kromer and Elijah Eilert
8 minute read

What Is an Innovation Ecosystem?

A healthy innovation ecosystem nurtures the relationships between its elements. By manipulating those relationships, we can maximize the value of the ecosystem.

Tristan Kromer
7 minute read

Corporate Innovation Labs: A Case Study on DHL’s Startup Lab

How DHL’s Startup Lab manages to inspire innovation while living within corporate restraints.

Tristan Kromer
5 minute read

Learning Culture Part II: How to Get the Best Out of Everyone

A successful leader makes sure their teammates are capable in their position and clear on their mission.

Tristan Kromer
10 minute read

Paper Prototyping: How TenTune Harnessed the Power of the Pencil

A case study on how two entrepreneurs went from idea to MVP without writing a single line of code.

Tristan Kromer
10 minute read

Innovation Metrics – What Should Innovation Programs Measure?

If you want your innovation program to be successful, you have to articulate clear objectives in advance, and then align them with your metrics.

Tristan Kromer
9 minute read

Innovation Portfolio Management – Principles Before Tools

Don’t get buried in the tools and platforms — know how your resources, time frames, risks, and options work together to create a viable innovation portfolio map.

Tristan Kromer
11 minute read

Our New Lean Template (and Why You Shouldn’t Use It)

Every company is different and requires a unique business model. Our Lean Experiment template can give you something solid to build yours on.

Tristan Kromer
10 minute read

Sprint Retrospective Ideas – Go with the Power of Retrospectives

How to use retrospectives so your entire team can get the most out of your experiments.

Tristan Kromer
8 minute read

Fear and the Innovation Sandbox, Part 1

Fear of failure is perfectly natural, but if we let it define our business decisions, we can’t truly call ourselves innovators. What we need is a safe place to fail.

Tristan Kromer
7 minute read