Advice to an Innovation Board: Agree to Disagree

Advice to an Innovation Board: Agree to Disagree

Disagreeing on a project is a sign of a healthy Innovation Board. So is agreeing to move forward with a plan that not everyone supports.

Tristan Kromer
4 minute read
Early Decisions Are Better Than Later

Early Decisions Are Better Than Later

Is it better to make early decisions with partial information or late decisions with all the facts? Good innovation governance is decisive.

Tristan Kromer
4 minute read
Hacking Procrastination

Hacking Procrastination

How to speed up your creative process by doing the tedious stuff in advance.

Tristan Kromer
7 minute read
Calculating the Value of Your Innovation Team

Calculating the Value of Your Innovation Team

You’re not making a complete decision about your innovation investment process unless you account for money, people, and time.

Tristan Kromer
5 minute read
Lean Startup Certification

Lean Startup Certification

Lean Startup certification programs are inevitable, but they must include real-world entrepreneurial experience.

Tristan Kromer
13 minute read
What Is Innovation Accounting?

What Is Innovation Accounting?

Why innovation accounting is a useful tool for monitoring your ecosystem.

Tristan Kromer
8 minute read
Where Corporate Strategy Meets Innovation Strategy

Where Corporate Strategy Meets Innovation Strategy

If your corporate strategy and innovation strategy are not aligned, you are at risk of disruption.

Tristan Kromer
5 minute read
Innovation Strategy: Where to Explore, When to Launch, and How to Hack

Innovation Strategy: Where to Explore, When to Launch, and How to Hack

Innovation strategy is about more than tackling what’s in front of you. You have to know how to find — and manipulate — the advantages of hidden markets.

Tristan Kromer
7 minute read
The Trials and Unexpected Benefits of Screwing Up

The Trials and Unexpected Benefits of Screwing Up

We made a mistake, fixed it, learned from it, and were surprised by the positive consequences.

Tristan Kromer
5 minute read
How to Win at Startup Poker

How to Win at Startup Poker

Startups are a lot like poker in that much of the information you need is hidden from you. In this version of Startup Poker, learn how to calibrate your business model to the market you’re chasing.

Tristan Kromer
9 minute read