About Jesse Nieminen

Jesse Nieminen is the Co-founder and Chairman at Viima, the best way to collect and develop ideas. Viima’s innovation management software is already loved by thousands of organizations all the way to the Global Fortune 500. He’s passionate about helping leaders drive innovation in their organizations and frequently writes on the topic, usually in Viima’s blog.
4 06, 2021

21 Common Innovation Myths & Misconceptions Debunked

By |2021-06-02T09:39:16+02:00June 4th, 2021|Innovation|0 Comments

As all of us working on innovation know, it’s quite an opaque topic that many innovators and organizations don’t talk about openly. As a result, innovation is an area that’s fraught with many common myths and misconceptions. That’s unfortunate, because those less experienced in innovation often end up going about it all wrong, and as [...]

12 04, 2021

The Art of Decision-making as an Innovation Leader

By |2021-04-12T16:52:00+02:00April 12th, 2021|Leadership|0 Comments

As we all know, innovating and creating something new is usually seen, for good reason, as an important, yet highly risky endeavor. As such, innovation leaders are constantly under a lot of pressure from many different directions. Now, when we talk about innovation, we often focus on the more practical side of things related to [...]

8 02, 2021

The Roles of Risk and Luck in Innovation

By |2021-01-27T17:19:36+01:00February 8th, 2021|Innovation|0 Comments

One of the most controversial, and perhaps even misunderstood topics in innovation are the roles of risk and luck for innovation success. Do you have to get lucky to innovate successfully, or can you make your own luck? Is it always inherently risky to try to innovate, or can you manage risk by making smart [...]

12 11, 2020

Pace of Innovation – The Ultimate Competitive Advantage

By |2020-11-12T15:59:31+01:00November 12th, 2020|Innovation, Inspiration, Leadership|0 Comments

When we think of a business having a competitive advantage, we still tend to think of traditional economic moats such as a low-cost structure, economies of scale, or perhaps a more intangible moat like a strong brand. While all of these are still extremely desirable assets, they no longer guarantee a sustainable competitive advantage for most companies. [...]

15 07, 2020

Timing of Innovation – Getting the Odds On Your Side

By |2020-07-14T11:23:48+02:00July 15th, 2020|Innovation|0 Comments

When it comes to innovation, there are countless ways things might go wrong. However, one of the most prevalent ones is incorrect timing. If you manage to get the timing just right, your innovations will obviously benefit from huge tailwinds when entire industries are transitioning from the old to the new with you riding at [...]

30 06, 2020
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