Designers know that form follows function. Organization designers know that structure follows strategy. Don’t design your innovation function until you’ve agreed what it’s meant to achieve, and the essential organizing principles.
Platforms set a foundation to spawn multiple innovations. Take these eight actions to push your innovation beyond products to platforms.
Purpose sets direction. Innovation propels growth. How do you build these into the culture of the organization? First – recognize that “culture” is an output, not an input. Culture emerges as an equal and opposite reaction to every action your organization takes.