How to: Innovate

Companies strive to be innovative, so much so that the word itself is often included in their mission statement. But what can businesses actually do to be truly innovative? Nina Aggarwal, founder and partner at Fusion Learning, offers practical advice on building innovation

How exactly does a company go about being innovative? Being innovative goes beyond defining the role innovation plays in the company’s goals or establishing the Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RACI). Indeed, innovation should flow through all elements of business and not sit at an individual or departmental level, it’s everybody’s problem and everybody is part of the solution. Here are some ways to create innovation within companies: