Innovation INOV

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Identifying, prioritising, incubating and exploiting opportunities provided by information, communication and digital technologies.

Guidance notes

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This skill focusses on an organisational approach to innovation. It is not describing an individual's personal behaviours such as creativity.

Activities may include - but are not limited to...

  • developing and implementing processes, tools and infrastructures to support innovation.
  • facilitating internal and external communities, employees, commercial partners, customers, users and other stakeholders in the innovation process.
  • providing a framework for governance, monitoring and reporting on the innovation process.

Innovation: Level 7

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Leads development of a culture that encourages innovation, risk taking and collaboration. Embeds innovation processes throughout business units and links strategy execution with innovation. Aligns organisational and individual objectives, measures and rewards with innovation.

Innovation: Level 6

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Obtains organisational commitment to innovation. Develops organisational capabilities to drive innovation. Leads and plans the development of innovation capabilities and implementation of innovation processes, tools and frameworks. Leads the communication and an open flow of creative ideas between interested parties and the set-up of innovation networks and communities.

Innovation: Level 5

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Manages the innovation pipeline and executes innovation processes. Develops and adapts innovation tools, processes and infrastructures to drive the process of innovation. Identifies resources and capabilities needed to support innovation. Encourages and motivates innovation communities, teams and individuals to share creative ideas and learn from failures. Manages and facilitates the communication and open flow of creative ideas between interested parties and the set-up of innovation networks and communities.