Step 01DEFINE THE SYSTEM
Identify the complex problem or system challenge that the team seeks to address. Ensure it is clearly articulated and aligns with a mission-driven approach.
Step 02MAP SYSTEM AREAS
Break down the system into its key areas or components, considering various aspects such as stakeholders, processes, and relationships. This will help identify intervention points and opportunities for innovation.
Step 03IDEATE INTERVENTIONS
Generate a list of potential projects, initiatives, and strategies that could contribute to addressing the system challenge within the identified areas. Encourage diverse ideas and perspectives, considering interventions at various levels and scales within the system.
Step 04IDENTIFY SYNERGIES
Analyse the proposed innovations and identify synergies, connections, or complementary relationships between them. Look for opportunities to leverage these synergies to create greater impact, efficiency, and resilience within the innovation portfolio.
Step 05MONITOR AND ADAPT
Regularly review and update the innovation portfolio, tracking progress, learning from successes and failures, and adapting the approach as needed. Encourage ongoing innovation and experimentation to maintain the portfolio's relevance and effectiveness in driving systems change.