The innovation planning and design process


1.What factors must be considered when measuring ideation in a company? Are these factors subjective or objective measures? What are some possible concerns with measuring these factors?

2.Describe a time when you used heuristic thinking to solve a problem at work. What steps did you take to solve the problem? What was the outcome? Is there anything you might have changed about your problem-solving process?

3.Leadership, engagement, extension, and alignment are four key issues related to implementation. Which of the key implementation issues do you feel is most important? Which is least important? Explain your answers.


Write a 1,250- to 1,500-word paper on the innovation planning and design process . Include the following in your paper:

•   Analyze the internal and external factors related to designing innovation strategies. Describe how they relate to one another and to the overall innovation process.

•   Describe the factors involved in innovation systems design. Explain the importance of innovation systems.

•   Describe the steps involved in the innovation planning process.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines and incorporate at least four scholarly references in addition to your texts.