Use this guide when you are putting together an innovation team for your project and aren't sure what to look for.
Who Should Use It
This resource is useful for innovation project managers who need to find the right people for their innovation team. This resource can help you understand the importance of:
• Making your project attractive to potential teammates • Employing a full team by making sure you have the skills you need • Enlisting leadership support
• Leveraging your company's internal communications • Building social proof • Emphasizing diversity and curiosity
Authors and Contributors
Tristan Kromer works with innovation teams and leaders to create amazing products and build startup ecosystems. He has worked with companies from early stage startups with zero revenue to enterprise companies with >$1B USD revenue. (Unilever, Swisscom, Salesforce, Fujitsu, LinkedIn)
Tristan has worked with over 17 technology accelerator programs and ecosystem programs such as Innovation Norway, Vinnova (Sweden), Enterprise Ireland, NEST’up (Belgium), StartSmart (Estonia) and the Innovation Partnership Program (Vietnam-Finland) With his remaining hours, Tristan volunteers his time with early stage startups and blogs at GrasshopperHerder.com.
Justin Zack works with growth stage companies to help them build a foundation for scaling. For 10+ years he has helped companies like Mailchimp, VersionOne and upwave put plans into action. Justin is currently working on the theproductjournal.com, a productivity notebook designed for the busy product manager, and blogs at justinzack.medium.com.
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