Evolve the Associations’ ability to identify and assess innovation opportunities which are aligned with organizational strategy. Ensure alignment through a strong connection with Business Unit Leaders; as well as through research into disruptive technologies, processes, and ideas. Maintain awareness of competitive trends in the respective business unit industries. Provide business ownership and facilitation of the Associations’ innovation process. Lead informal research and lead/coordinate more in depth research, prototyping, market testing, and financial valuation to build business cases for enhanced or new internal or customer facing products, services and tools. Facilitate the discovery of program/project scope needs by bringing together appropriate subject matter experts. Coordinate the hand-off of approved projects to the appropriate business/product owner(s) for execution. Track organizational progress and prepare effective internal communications regarding innovation ideas under consideration. Develop a network of external innovation partners to further evolve the strategic direction of the Associations.
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