Innovation management capabilities assessment, strategy development, and top management commitment are key for implementing an innovation management system.
Eight principles form the foundation for managing innovation activities in organizations. They are embedded in the innovation management system developed by ISO.
A shared understanding of what innovation means is key for building an effective innovation management system. ISO is providing a broad definition with a focus on novelty and value.
The elements, or success factors, to innovate effectively are structured in seven key areas: context, leadership, planning, support, operations, evaluation, and improvement. Recommendations to organizations are provided in each area.