The act of innovating; introduction of something new, in customs, rites, commercial products, etc.
A change effected by innovating; a change in customs; something new, and contrary to established customs, manners, or rites.
a primary focus of KM given that innovation, or the ability to craft often radically new solutions/products, is often viewed as one of the sole sustaining competitive advantages of the modern firm. View records related to this term
bringing into being something new; an original (creative) way of depicting subjects or themes.
the introduction of new ideas or methods
The creation of new products and/or services.
the development of new products, services, etc.
The act of introducing something new. Complementing the traditional assessment methods with new ones such as self-assessment, peer-assessment, ipsative assessment etc, is an example of innovation in the domain of assessment. Developing new methods of delivery courses by the internet is concerned an important innovation.
As defined within the context of the ABC program, innovation represents a significant change in the operation of a business and an improvement in profitability. It must be something new, and ideally, be a change that helps meet or exceed industry standards.
Putting into operation new techniques and other economically useful knowledge in a way that leads to commercial success. Innovation is not necessarily linked to the process of invention or discovery --it can, for example, involve putting into operation techniques invented or discovered elsewhere. Along with capital accumulation, the rate of innovation in an economy is crucial for expansion of its productive capacity and, hence, for its economic growth, improved standards of living, and international competitiveness.
The introduction of something new. A new idea, method, or device, a novelty. [D02859] Webster
The creation or introduction of something new, especially a new product or a new way of producing something.
the process of adopting a new thing, idea, or behavior pattern into a culture.
A confusing term, because various definitions are used, as explained in the OECD's Oslo Manual for national innovation surveys (90-page PDF). The key points are (a) that invention is not innovation, but the use of invention is, (b) innovation can be a process as well as a product, and (c) an innovation is new in its context, not necessarily all world history. For example, in the 1930s mirrors were an innovation in New Guinea, but not in Europe.
The generation and exploitation of new ideas. The process moves products and services, human and capital resources, markets and production processes beyond their current boundaries and capabilities.
a new and unique product, process, or idea (p. 166)
a conscious sequence of events, covering the whole process of creating and offering goods or services that are either new, or better, or cheaper than those previously available. Page 267
the process by which organizations use their skills and resources to create new technologies or goods and services in order to change and respond better to customer needs. p. 490
Something new which may lead to better services, achievement of objectives or better value for money.
(Schumpeter): the setting up of a new production function... innovation combines factors in a new way .... or carries out new combinations. (Thomas, 1985)
the practical translation of ideas into new products, services, processes, systems and social interactions
new product, services, or ideas; see adoption process, adopter categories, and diffusion process.
the conversion of new knowledge into economic and social benefits â€“ now acknowledged to take place as the result of complex long-term interactions between many players in an innovation system
The ability to gain commercial success from the development and implementation of novel ideas, product, processes and business concepts.
The application of ideas that are new, regardless of whether the new ideas are embodied in products, processes or services, or in work organisation, management or marketing systems.
The process of creating new ideas and putting them into action. [11
the introduction of a new idea or method in the way that something is done or made
The application of new processes, methods or organization, and technology to production, usually undertaken to reduce costs of production and/or to improve the quality of goods produced.
a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
the creation of something in the mind
the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"; "he regards the fork as a modern introduction"
a change in production activities
a change in the way something is done
a new or essentially improved product or service launched by an enterprise on the market, or a new or essentially improved process introduced by an enterprise
a new product that essentially an entirely new type of product entirely, such as the compact disc player
an idea or practice that is new to an individual or a community
an idea, practice or object perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption
an idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by an individual or group
an idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by individual or unit of adoption
an idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by some relevant social group which may consider adopting it
a valuable new idea, practice or technology that you want to spread to others
An invention, when applied for the first time.
The use of a new technology, item, or process to change what goods and services are provided, the way they are produced, or the way they are distributed.
Products with more customer; process with less company.
Innovation is what you do for the customer, not what you do to your product.
To introduce something new.
A social and economic process involving the introduction, development and adaptation of new ideas and marketable products and services.
Produce something new, or a new approach to addressing an issue in visual language or making process.
A novel move or idea in an established line of play.
To be inventive and produce new ideas and ways of doing things.
The creation, development and implementation of a new product, process or service, with the aim of improving efficiency, effectiveness or competitive advantage. Innovation may apply to products, services, manufacturing processes, managerial processes or the design of an organisation. It is most often viewed at a product or process level, where product innovation satisfies a customer's needs and process innovation improves efficiency and effectiveness. Innovation is linked to creativity and the creation of new ideas, and involves taking those new ideas and turning them into reality through invention, research and new product development.
Innovation is the process that transfers ideas through business activity into saleable goods, processes and services.
The capacity to renew, alter, or introduce methods, ideas, procedures, or devices.
Innovation is the conversion of knowledge and ideas into a benefit, which may be for commercial use or for the public good; the benefit may be new or improved products, processes or services (Department of Innovation and Information Economy, 2002).
The creation of something new or different; the conversion of knowledge and ideas into a new benefit, such as new or improved processes or services.
is the process of converting knowledge and ideas into better ways of doing business or into new or improved products and services that are valued by the community. The innovation process incorporates research and development, commercialisation and technology diffusion.
Third stage of the Hughes model. Introducing the new technology into the world of ordinary use.
One of our selection criteria. The act of introducing something new. Doing things differently, exploring new territory, taking risks. A novel set of behaviors, routines and/or ways of working that are directed at improving health functioning, health outcomes and/or efficiency.
A novel, beneficial change in art or practice.
The introduction of something new or different. Innovations unlike inventions occur with the introduction of the new technology into use, not upon its conception. For the purpose of this report, innovation is the process of bringing new products or processes to market.
Developing new products and services for the marketplace, new means of producing or delivering them, or new procedures and processes that contribute to organisational change. Innovation may follow from research that leads to an invention, a new set of design principles or new definition of market needs. There has been considerable research conducted into all aspects of innovation.
The first appearance or use of a particular practice. Wider in meaning than - and so not a synonym for - invention. Suffers somewhat from excessive use.
New and creative approaches and programs that increase access, quality of services and/or collaboration.
Innovation is the whole process from: invention, development, pilot production, marketing, production. Invention is just invention (.Innovation = creative idea + implementation.)
The use of a new idea, material or technology to produce new goods or services or to change the way in which goods or services are produced or distributed. Innovation can include improved managerial systems, new production techniques, new technology, the results of research and development, or the application of information technologies. Innovation
Introduction of a new idea into the marketplace in the form of a new product or service, or an improvement in organization or process.
A change to something already existing, brought about by introducing new methods, ideas or products.
Continuous process of creating and refining products, services, or working methods. Innovation is what gives most successful companies their advantage and keeps them ahead of their competition.
Generation of new or improved products, processes, and services.
introducing something novel or unique in the marketplace.
1. The inception or introduction of a new method, idea or device. 2. That method, idea or device.
Technological innovation implies the creation, development, use and diffusion of a new product, process or service and the significant technological changes of the product. Go up al principio del documento
introducing new or improved ideas.
A new idea, method or device. The act of creating a new product or process. The act includes invention as well as the work required to bring an idea or concept into final form. See: Attractive, Cost-Effective, Sundberg-Ferar Mission Statement, Competitive Advantage.
An offering that is perceived as new by consumers within a market segment and that has an effect on existing consumption patterns.
The act of conceiving and implementing a new way of achieving a result and/or performing work. Innovation doesn't have to be expensive or complicated. It is the mechanism by which a business positions and differentiates itself in the mind of the consumer.
A new move in an established position or opening.