Innovation Management Capability Maturity Test

Innovation Health Checkup

Where is your organization on its Innovation as a System journey? Perceptive leaders view innovation as the work of making an organization embark on a journey of continuously fostering culture of and developing a new system of record for innovation. The journey begins with understanding where your organization is today. A good place to start is a quick Innovation Health checkup.

Please take a moment and select the items that in your opinion, most represent the current state of your innovation program.

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What is this test about?

Our Innovation Health Checkup consists of 5 questions on Strategy, Culture, Processes, Tools and Metrics, which help you evaluate your current state of innovation management capability while highlighting areas of strength that could be leveraged and opportunities for improvement.

Why should I take this test?

The Innovation Health Checkup can help you determine whether your organization has adopted innovation management as a core competency. Innovation management is how you can build an engine to continuously grow and transform your business, and to continuously solicit creative ideas and actionable solutions from your innovation ecosystem of employees, customers, partners and startups.

Who should complete this test?

You will reap the most benefits from this checkup when several people in your organization that have different roles and responsibilities complete the test so wan compile and compare the results. Ideally you would have a mix of more senior and front line resources so you can gain the perspectives at different levels of your organization. For example, a member of your innovation management team, VP of R&D or product management, COO, VP of marketing, and CEO can be excellent participants for this evaluation as well as their subordinates.

How was the Innovation Health checkup developed?

The innovation capability model is loosely based on the concepts and framework defined by CMMI, Capability Maturity Model Integration, a development and management framework that has been widely adopted by software development, support, service delivery and consultancy organizations.

The innovation capability model is not intended to be a holistic all encompassing framework that defines and controls every aspect of your innovation management activities. Rather, it serves as a set of focus areas, proven best practices, guidelines and a roadmap on your journey to achieve innovation management excellence.

What are the results of the Innovation Health Checkup?

After completing the Innovation Health Checkup, you will receive our online assessment of your innovation management capability level (see sample report) in the form of a document that is emailed to you, along with our recommendations on the improvement areas you should focus on, a complete Guide to the Innovation Management Capability Maturity Model and a shareable link to the Innovation Health Checkup results.

Do you provide any comparative results?

The innovation capability model has been completed by a diverse group of business professionals working at hundreds of medium to large-sized organizations throughout the world. Our innovation management advisors and professional service team members have developed extensives rules of thumb and best practices based on our interactions with these organizations and individuals. A Planbox team member will contact you once you have completed the test to review the results and share the knowledge we have acquired as this model was developed and improved. You will also have the opportunity to compare and contrast your results to your peers.

Take 5 minutes to complete our Innovation Health Checkup to identify areas of strength and opportunity.

  • Strategy
  • People & Culture
  • Processes
  • Tools
  • Metrics
  • Contact Information