Definition – What is Innovation?

Innovation has been defined many ways by many different people.

In January 2009, innovation was defined forty different ways in under 140 characters for a Twitter contest (many of which can be found here) .

These of course aren’t the only possible definitions for innovation, but here is a video of my innovation definition (along with an example):

“Innovation transforms useful seeds of invention into widely adopted solutions valued above every existing alternative.” – Braden Kelley

What is your innovation definition?

Braden Kelley (@innovate on Twitter)

About Braden Kelley

Braden Kelley is a Human-Centered Experience, Innovation and Transformation consultant at HCL Technologies, a popular innovation speaker, workshop leader, and creator of the Human-Centered Change™ methodology. He is the author of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons and Charting Change from Palgrave Macmillan. Braden has been advising companies since 1996, while living and working in England, Germany, and the United States. Braden is a US Navy veteran and earned his MBA from top-rated London Business School. Follow him on Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.
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