KanBo’s Innovation Model provides a practical framework for identifying and developing innovation. This template presents a valuable interdisciplinary approach to promote innovation in the enterprise organization.

The Innovation Model uses the 4 stage approach in identifying and developing innovation. Important: Every stage has a purpose that must be completed before the idea move to the next stage.

As an Innovation Manager you can:

  • Provides a practical framework and promotes innovation thought
  • Aids faster identification of new sources of innovation
  • Helps find innovation opportunities aligned with needs for the enterprise business
  • Increases return on innovation investment

Innovation Model that facilitates and promotes understanding of how innovation makes the difference for the long term strategy of the enterprise.

In summary, an Innovation Model Template assists Innovative Enterprises and teams from idea generation and concept development to evaluation and implementation.

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KanBo Board Innovation Model

Key usage points for Innovation Model:  

  • Single place for ideas and innovation
  • Kanban view and agile approach
  • 4 levels of the stage-gate approach
  • Division into innovation groups using labels
  • Flexible organizational structure with interdisciplinary approach
  • Including the necessary source of information (documents, notes, photos…)
  • Communication and collaboration in the context of idea
  • Notification and reminders
  • Works on any device

3 most powerful features in Innovation Model

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Gain Insight on what others are working on. If you know that a colleague is working on something that you are looking for – You can save time by looking it up in the user activity stream and find relevant information without bothering them

Detail Levels in Stream

Each user in KanBo can personalize the view of the stream by selecting one of the three predefined filters

  • Get only comments
  • Show the most important activities
  • See the complete stream with full details
Notifications in real time

Achieving productivity in a remote work environment by replacing places with meaningful contexts

  • Working Asynchronously means Working Out Loud
  • Beyond Locations and Time Zones
  • Follow What Matters to You

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Just download it and use the Add Template from file feature in KanBo. Then add a new board based on the recently uploaded template.


You can also see this template in action by accessing our Sandbox demonstration environment now.