Consulting and implementation of ISO 56002:2019 innovation management system
What is ISO 56002: 2019 and ISO 56001?

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an independent and global organization that works with the aim of developing and creating requirements, guidelines and methods for stabilizing and promoting knowledge, cooperation and participation and a common understanding of scientific, technological and economic activities. More than 160 countries are now official members of the International Organization for Standardization.

One of the standards developed by this organization is the ISO 50501 standard, which includes guidelines for implementing, evaluating and improving the innovation management system, which was developed and published in 2014, but with the formation of this new committee and by updating and completing all aspects of the innovation management system entitled New redesigned and published. The new standard of the innovation management system is called ISO 56000, which includes guidance documents for the establishment of the innovation management system. This standard has been developed and published by TC 279 Committee. More than 100 experts from 52 countries have worked on this standard, and the first documents of this standard with the titles of ISO 56000 and ISO 56002 in 2019 have been officially compiled and published.

This standard provides a systematic structure as a guidance document that implements and continuously improves the innovation management system and creates a common language and understanding of this system, as well as all elements and components (such as: elements of the organization’s internal and external space, aspects Provides the cultural and participatory roles, management roles, workflows and procedures, goals and innovation process) needed to effectively manage and evaluate the system.

One of the main features of this standard is that it is based on the comprehensive standard of management systems and can be easily integrated with other management system standards such as ISO 9001 quality management, ISO 14001 environmental management standard or ISO 55001 asset management.

The new standard of the innovation management system is called ISO 56000, which includes guidance documents for the establishment of the innovation management system. This standard has been developed and published by TC 279 Committee.

ISO 56002:2019 is applicable to:

ISO 56002 for all organizations regardless of the scale and type of industry and for a variety of innovations (such as: products, services, processes, models and methods) and a variety of approaches to innovation (internal innovation and open innovation and innovation-focused activities User, market, technology and design-based) can be implemented.

Implementation of this standard has many applications for companies or organizations that have innovation activities and consider innovation as the driving force of their success and sustainable development and want a comprehensive and systematic innovation management system. On the other hand, companies or organizations that seek to evaluate and improve innovation activities, cooperation and innovation participation are very practical and effective. Also, companies that seek to attract investors can build trust and confidence for investors by implementing this standard and providing the results of sustainable performance of the innovation management system. The scope of this standard also includes policy makers (including support programs for the economy and society), consultants, educators and academics.

The company specializes in providing consulting and implementation services of ISO 56002:2019 standard using comprehensive executive frameworks. The frameworks and methods of the special company are designed exclusively by the international executive committee of this company.

ISO 56002:2019 standard contains documents that address various parts of the innovation management system. These sections include the following:

– Innovation Management System General – ISO 56002

– Cooperation and participation in innovation (inside and outside the organization) – ISO 56003

– Innovation Management System Evaluation Tools and Methods – ISO 56004

– Intellectual Property Management Tools and Methods – ISO 56005

– Strategies and methods of strategic intelligence management – ISO 56006

– Idea management tools and methods – ISO 56007

– Tools and methods for measuring innovation operations and performance – ISO 56008

Implementation of this standard has many applications for companies or organizations that have innovation activities and consider innovation as the driving force of their success and sustainable development and want a comprehensive and systematic innovation management system.

Potential benefits of implementing the ISO 56000:2019 family of innovation management system:

A) increase the ability to manage uncertainty;

B) Improving stability and flexibility;

C) increase growth rate, revenues, profitability and competitiveness;

D) reduce costs and waste, and increase productivity and resource efficiency;

E) increase the satisfaction of users, customers, employees and other stakeholders;

C) Sustainable portfolio renewal (including stocks, products, services, ideas and whatever the organization offers);

G) hiring and utilizing active and capable people in the organization;

H) increase the ability to attract partners, partners and capital;

G) increase the credibility and value of the organization;

D) Facilitate compliance with relevant regulations and requirements.

Therefore, innovation management system is the main tool for implementing competitive strategies in organizations. Because the products and services that an organization offers in the market, shape its competitive position and business performance. Hence, innovation is tied to the survival and growth of the organization. The life cycle of products, processes and technology is rapidly shortening and the key issue in this situation is time management. Demands, along with time constraints, force organizations to compete, innovate, and find creative ways to do so. As a result of these changes, organizations must strategically innovate to compete effectively in domestic and global markets in order to gain a competitive advantage to adapt their strategies to changing market and customer demands, create value, and achieve higher performance. To use.

Innovation management system is the main tool for implementing competitive strategies in organizations. Because the products and services that an organization offers in the market, shape its competitive position and business performance. Hence, innovation is tied to the survival and growth of the organization.

ISO 56001 and ISO 56002:2019 standard certification:

In many countries, such as Iran, the implementation of the standard, in addition to the many benefits and advantages it has for the management, growth and sustainable development of the organization / company, brings an advantage of the type of score or rank for the organization. For example, companies that in some way cooperate with government agencies or upstream industries such as the oil and petrochemical industries, having a standard certificate approved by that company or industry is considered as a privilege and in promoting the success of concluding contracts with these companies. It helps a lot.

Important Note: ISO 56001 is being developed as a document of audit requirements and implementation of innovation management system, and according to the announcement of the TC 279 committee, the approximate time of publication of this document is 2023. Therefore, considering that the standard certification organizations or companies must have the approval of the World Standards Organization and the Certification and Accreditation Committee, and this is postponed until the publication of this document, the ISO 56002 standard certification claim and Or ISO 56001 is not valid by any person or company until that time.

Companies that cooperate in some way with government agencies or upstream industries, including the oil and petrochemical industries, have a standard certification approved by that institution or industry as a privilege and help a lot in promoting the success of concluding contracts with these companies.

Why should we implement an innovation management system?

As we know, the environment in which the organization operates has many changes and growth that organizations must be prepared to respond to and be able to compete with their ever-evolving competitors, and as mentioned earlier, the management system Innovation has many benefits that will lead to competitive advantage and revenue generation for any organization. Now, considering that the implementation of innovation management system based on ISO 56002:2019 standard according to the scale of the company or organization, the level of maturity and its constituent units will take 10 to 18 months, prospective organizations and applicants The comprehensive innovation management system can now consult and implement this system using the ISO 56002:2019 document, and the exclusive designed framework of the special company (which consists of international innovation experts). Implementing this system in two parts is an advantage for them. A) Financial benefits and innovation of this system described in the previous section and b) The organization that implements the innovation management system in its collection after the development and publication of ISO 56001 under the title of executive requirements and audit of the innovation management system by the organization The International Standard Organization (ISO) can apply for certification of this standard immediately and in the shortest time, thus surpassing others for 18 months and using this certification as a competitive advantage.

Managers of leading organizations that grow and develop with innovation in any way and build to benefit from the financial and innovative benefits and benefits of the comprehensive innovation management system of ISO 56002:2019 can be with the cooperation of a special company that is an international innovation expert and A university has been formed to advise and establish an innovation management system in its collection. For this purpose and in order to implement the project, the applicant group sends its application in the form of an official letter, the initial evaluation team is sent to the organization to analyze the existing conditions and cooperation proposal and how to implement the project to develop an innovation strategy written and presented by this team.

After the managers review and agree with the special job offer, a contract is concluded between the two groups. The planning and design of the executive framework, which is specific to the conditions of the second party, has been done and the project executive team will implement the whole process until the design stage of the evaluation and improvement plan according to the form.

The implementation time of the ISO 56002:2019 implementation standard implementation project will be determined after the initial evaluation session and according to the level of maturity, innovation management, organization scale and other related indicators and will be presented to the second party in the submitted proposal. The approximate time period varies between 10 and 18 months.

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