5 Tips to Encourage and Support Project Innovation

project integration management Aug 25, 2019
5 Tips to Encourage and Support Project Innovation

Innovation is often a direct result of good project management - teams find novel solutions and produce superior results (creativity), which can be implemented (innovation). Here are 5 tips for encouraging and supporting innovation in projects:

  1. Provide clear objectives, roles, responsibilities, and an overall plan to focus on creativity.
  2. Demonstrate value for new ideas: let them be heard and document them.
  3. Allow the team time and resources to explore new ideas, especially during planning.
  4. Provide small incentives and rewards for innovations.
  5. Listen to customers - they have ideas too.

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