Open in a separate window These targets are both global and local, adapted to each country to meet specific needs. They provide a framework for the whole international community to work together towards a common goal.
Not only that, throughout this journey many variables need to managed, like executive sponsorship for innovation, funding, employee motivation, customer interest, product development and marketing, supporters and naysayers, just to name a few. It is challenging to make sure that these forces align.
Why set Innovation Goals? It empowers them to make the right decisions throughout the journey, decisions that would help your organization meet the innovation goals. Without these goals your employees are lost and when it is time to make decisions they would not know how to make the right decision.
So they would either go to the leader and expect them to make the right decision or they would make a decision that might be counter-productive to the overall innovation effort. In either case it would end up hurting and delaying the innovation efforts.
So it is wise to take time to set the right goals. Your innovation efforts should be geared towards delivering best-in-class customer experience, as this ensures that the customers like your innovation and they would award your their business.
Here are the five steps for creating your innovation goals and empowering your team and innovation efforts: Understand Customer Experience Needs Understand the unmet customer experience needs of your target segment.
This can be done by talking to customers, understanding their current workflows and observing them use a current solution. You can use structured surveys to uncover the customer experience needs as well. Product usage data from your product analytics also provides some key insights into customer usage and needs.
This will help you understand where the customer is crying out for help, but is not getting much from the current solutions. Map the customer experience needs on the framework.
Understand Current Experience Map the customer experience delivered by the current solutions on the framework.
Make sure you do this for all the current solutions that are available to the customer. You can understand this through customer interviews, structured surveys and by observing customer frustrations while using the current solutions.
Customers might not be able to articulate their frustrations well, but they sure are good at demonstrating it to you.
So make sure you see them use the current solution. Identify gaps in Customer Needs Once you have mapped the customer experience needs and that delivered by the current solutions onto the framework, the gaps in the desired customer experience will be obvious.
These gaps present the opportunity for you to exploit through your innovation efforts. Pick your Customer Experience Factors Once you have figured out the gaps, you would be tempted to satisfy all the customer experience needs.
Of course all innovators dream about solving world hunger or about ruling the world. But in this case you have to wisely pick the customer experience factors that you are going to impact through innovation.
I recommend that you pick just three factors and innovate to deliver best-in-class customer experience on those factors. This will help you focus your teams on the a few targeted factors, help you in communicating your differentiation well and make it easy for the customer to choose you.
Create Goals Aligned to the Factors Once you have picked the three factors, define goals that would enable you to deliver best-in-class experience on those three factors.A local development model based on innovative leadership, and decentralized institutions along the social protection floor framework, is illustrated in Figure 2.
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