Recently, a family friend underwent a total hip replacement surgery – at the age of 87! He said he had no pain, but his mobility was becoming severely limited. My friend said he was a “very healthy 87” and after just a few weeks, he is again walking and driving with no apparent restrictions.
What does healthy mean? To my family’s friend, healthy meant mobility since that equated to staying in his home without intrusive care. To me, healthy means I can participate in 5K runs, ride my bicycle as far and as long as I desire, and that I maintain the same weight I was in college. (Thank goodness I don’t wear all the same clothes though!)
A healthy innovation system is one that produces repeatable new products and services, delivers continuous profitability, and maintains a competitive advantage for the firm. That’s a great list, but it’s not measurable.
Global NP Solutions has designed the Innovation Health Assessment benchmarking tool. By using the short survey, you can quickly assess the strength of your innovation system on seven key measures. These include strategy, portfolio management, processes, life cycle, teams and leadership, tools and metrics, and customer insights.
What is Your Innovation Health?
You can benchmark your organization’s innovation health at https://simple-pdh.com/courses/innovation-health-assessment/. Registering at Simple-PDH.com will allow you to receive a customized copy of your Innovation Health Assessment, delivered to your inbox within 24-48 hours. We ask you to register as a user to participate in this unique benchmarking survey so we can preserve data integrity and continue to build our large database. Contact me at area code 281 phone 280-8717 or firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions. We build innovation leaders!
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