Guides to Innovation at Scale: Planning a Challenge – Part 1

Using Challenges brings specificity to innovation programs. Whether run internally or as part of an open innovation strategy, asking specific questions delivers specific outcomes.

By asking for solutions to real problems, companies are better positioned to innovate across the business right away.

This guide is the first of a three-part mini-series focusing on a vital element of the Challenge-Driven Methodology: the planning stage.

First up, establishing the Challenge background is key. At this stage, we look at sponsorship and the framing of the question. We discuss which audience we want to be part of the solving process and how that solving process – including idea evaluation – will work. Finally, you’ll learn about timelines to ensure that a time-sensitive issue doesn’t have a Challenge that runs past a specific deadline.

Download the full guide now to understand the five key phases of the Challenge background.

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