ISO 56002 Innovation Management

Innovation management system is a new theme that enables government organizations to grow and be more creative. Innovation is more than producing the next big idea - it involves the way governments implement new ideas and how they shape the culture to sustain the creation of those ideas.

This standard provides guidance for the establishment, implementation, maintenance and continual improvement of an innovation management system for use in all established organizations.

The system provides a common framework to drive innovation, evaluate the organisation’s current innovation performance, ensure business continuity and support organisational change programmes.

Benefits of implementing an innovation management system in accordance with this standard are:

  • Increased ability to manage uncertainty;
  • Increased growth, revenues, profitability, and competitiveness;
  • Reduced costs and waste, and increased productivity and resource efficiency;
  • Improved sustainability and resilience;
  • Increased satisfaction of users, customers, citizens, and other interested parties;
  • Sustained renewal of the portfolio of offerings;
  • Engaged and empowered people in the organization;
  • Increased ability to attract partners, collaborators, and funding;
  • Enhanced reputation and valuation of the organization;
  • Facilitated compliance with regulations and other relevant requirements.