Innovating Innovation: A Conceptual Framework

  • Thomas Peisl
  • Juergen Schmied
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 301)


The authors propose a conceptual framework to extend their previous research on innovation capability determination to innovating innovation. Based on an expert analysis of process assessments the authors conclude that innovation, in particular the holistic understanding of innovation dimensions, has not yet been the focus in organizations. Most of our applied research indicates a clear focus on incremental product and/or process innovation. The authors argue that the interdependency of the proposed 14 innovation dimensions is essential for a future driven approach to innovation assessments based on uncertainty. The findings also include an innovation view on the SPI Manifesto developed at EuroSPI 2010.


Innovation Management Innovation Dimensions Disruptive Innovation Incremental Innovation Innovation Processes CMMI ICE ISO/IEC 15504 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Peisl
    • 1
  • Juergen Schmied
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationMunich University of Applied SciencesMunichGermany
  2. 2.Method Park Management GmbHErlangenGermany

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