“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.”
Quotes on Twitter are popular for retweets, but I have found that these simple words written by Peter Drucker have generated much more than retweets. They also generate meaningful discussion about the "M Word," which is metrics.
Measuring innovation is tricky business, like nailing jello to the wall. There are objective inputs and outputs that can and should be measured. There are also subjective aspects, like mindset and culture, that are more difficult to quantify, but just as important.