International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online)

Software That Supports an Agile Process for Organizational Innovation
Angela Mattia

Abstract
The vast amount of creativity and innovation literature offers numerous definitions and diverse perspectives on what creativity is and how an organization can be innovative. This research defines the link between creativity, invention and innovation. Next it offers a vision on how an agile process can enhance viable options for innovative success. It is argued that currently there are many software features that can promote a relationship between creativity and innovation, which is necessary to have a positive outcome. Lastly, software features that currently exist in commonly used business applications are mapped to the agile process. The paper presents an agile process for creativity, invention, and innovation, summarizes it in a typology and illustrates its application.

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