Maria Thompson, Global Innovation Framework at Illinois Tool Works is joining the list of speakers at the Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit (BTOES17). Maria will be heading up the Innovation track with her talk, 'An Innovation Framework for Accelerating Organic Growth'.
Tell us about your roles & responsibilities within your organization.
Innovation Governance, Innovation capability improvement, workshop facilitation for Customer-Back Interviewing, Value Proposition, Go To Market Strategy
Using an Innovation Framework for successful NPD:
1. Customer problem identification,
2. Value Proposition derivation,
3. Moving from inside-out to outside-in customer-driven ideation,
4. Successful New Product Launch,
5. Risk Assessment
New tools and techniques to successfully manage and launch new products and services
Identifying most-promising opportunities through identification of high-value customer problems; continuously validating customer's value proposition throughout project lifecycle; value-driven Go To Market Strategy
Disciplined Innovation Management practices that are used to support both incremental, adjacent and new product and service introduction
1. Methods for Identifying and testing innovation or growth opportunities;
2. Pricing strategies for new products;
3. Metrics for disciplined project and creativity management