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Measure, Analyze, Act

Get clear on what drives results for your organization

Strategy Consumer Goods High Technology Industrial Manufacturing Medical Device Pharmaceutical Healthcare Retail Chief Innovation Officer

For your organization to be successful, you need to get clear on what is driving results. This empowers you to do more of what works and less of what doesn’t.

The simple secret to delivering breakthrough results from innovation is to harness the discipline of: Measure, Analyze and Act. 

Measure, analyze and act – sounds easy, right? Seems pretty intuitive. But why do so many companies consistently fail to deliver results from innovation?

Often, it’s because they don’t have the clarity to understand what factors drive success and failure, they lack methods to share knowledge throughout their organization, and they fail to build the drivers of success and failure into the way work gets done.

To achieve breakthrough results, it’s important to get clear on what it takes to be successful. Then, make sure your entire organization knows how to deliver more of what works and less of what doesn’t. This way, you can remain relentlessly focused on winning in the marketplace.

It really is quite simple: measure, analyze, and act to deliver results. 

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Originally published on October 6th, 2014

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Topics: Innovation Results, Innovation Results Transformation, Measure, Analyze, Act, Mike Friedman

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Mike Friedman

Mike Friedman

Mike brings over 35 years of consumer products management experience to Kalypso. As the Strategy & Operations practice lead, he focuses on leading development in the areas of sustainable organization capability, commercialization and innovation capability integration.
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