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"...KPIs for the future When measuring innovation success, decision makers should bear in mind that some of the most successful innovations are often the most disruptive ones. Accordingly, companies ought to embark on roads less travelled in order to innovate radically and capture unique advantage. Beyond metrics alone, disruptive innovations might need to be incubated in a separate entity. Nespresso, for example, wasn’t an instant hit (its patent was filed in 1976) until Nestle decided in 1986 to create a separate entity to give its project team a better more agile environment to grow and develop the concept for market...."
"...A framework for success To support the decision-making of this team, a set of measurement tools has to be put in place, and most importantly a unified and standard way of assessing projects. Companies should define a scoring methodology that takes into account financial, strategic and risk perspectives to support and standardise the evaluation of projects. Setting up this measurement framework needs to be undertaken jointly by the various business, innovation/development and finance functions that supply different aspects of the required information..."
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