Innovation Mindset

  • 15m
  • 15 questions
The Innovation Mindset benchmark will measure your ability to recall and relate the underlying concepts of using innovation in your daily work. You will be evaluated on using innovation in the design and development of services, operations, and policies, working with experts to meet the demand for digital services, and taking a multidisciplinary approach to develop high-quality digital services. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have an innovation mindset and can understand and grasp the underlying innovation concepts and practices.

Topics covered

  • distinguish between different ideation techniques
  • distinguish between the organizational components necessary for true business-IT alignment
  • identify characteristics of experts that are valuable to organizations
  • identify the advantages of cross-functional teams
  • identify the components of the strategic alignment framework
  • identify the key benefits of aligning business and IT strategy
  • identify the key benefits of effective cross-functional team collaboration
  • identify the steps necessary for aligning business and IT
  • recognize actions managers can take to enable the best results from experts
  • recognize characteristics that foster team creativity in a work environment
  • recognize the benefits of using affinity clustering in design thinking
  • recognize the benefits of visual thinking
  • recognize the importance of various personal characteristics of creative people
  • recognize the three key aspects of a constructive mindset
  • recognize the value and benefits of prototyping and testing