Success and innovation: The simple truth of outcomes

Summary:A peek inside the truth of success and failure.

Success and failure are relative states of perception that we define based on expectations and perceived value.

Less innovative organizations misunderstand the nature of success, equating it with ideal process. For people in those companies, success means following process irrespective of results. However, innovation suffers when results become slave to process.

In truth, innovation and success require discovery, as we adapt, learn, and progress toward the goal.

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Topics: Innovation


Michael Krigsman is recognized internationally as an analyst, strategy advisor, enterprise advocate, and blogger. For CIOs and IT leadership, he addresses issues such as innovation, business transformation, project-related business objectives and strategy, and vendor planning. For enterprise software vendors and venture-funded star... Full Bio

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