What does it take to be a successful innovation manager?

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New positions for innovation and technology managers are layed everyday,most of these job ads are vage and unclear regarding the job describtion.
Here i’ll state the main keyword that they are searching for in an innovation manager.
Interdiscplenary: thats the main and the most important keyword ,remember steve jobs and how successful he was in the innovation management field,the reason why steve jobs was that innovative is the chaliography classes he attended back in stanford,we can say that Steve jobs have added a new thinking module in his brain that gave him a competitive advantage on his competitors and led him to introduce the iPhone , iPod, iPad series before any competitor.
The innovation manager should have a wide interdisciplinary knowledge of basic science and application engineering topics.
He need to have a great market knowledge and to monitor all the trends in the market in order to notice their problems and design their innovative solutions.

Written by :Ahmed abuiliazeed
aka innovation guru.

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