ISO 56000:2020 pdf free download.Innovation management — Fundamentals and vocabulary.
An organizations ability to innovate is recognized as a key factor for sustained growth, economic viability, increased well-being and the development of society.
The innovation capabilities of an organization include the ability to understand and respond to changing conditions of its context, to pursue new opportunities and to leverage the knowledge and creativity of people within the organization in collaboration with external interested parties.
This document is intended to help the user by establishing a coherent, consistent and common framework to:
a) understand the main terms, definitions, concepts and principles of innovation management;
b) support an organization to establish, implement, maintain and continually improve an innovation management system and other innovation management standards; and
c) facilitate communication and create awareness of innovation activities internally and across organizations.
Clause 3 specifies the terms and definitions that are necessary to understand innovation management and an innovation management system.
1.1 This document provides the vocabulary, fundamental concepts and principles of innovation management and its systematic implementation. It is applicable to:
a) organizations implementing an innovation management system or performing innovation management assessments;
b) organizations that need to improve their ability to effectively manage innovation activities;
c) users, customers and other relevant interested parties (e.g. suppliers, partners, funding organizations, investors, universities and public authorities) seeking confidence in the innovation capabilities of an organization;
d) organizations and interested parties seeking to improve communication through a common understanding of the vocabulary used in innovation management;
e) providers of training in, assessment of, or consultancy for, innovation management and innovation management systems;
f) developers of innovation management and related standards.
1.2 This document is intended to be applicable to:
a) all types of organizations, regardless of type, sector, maturity-level or size;
b) all types of innovations, e.g. product, service, process, model and method, ranging from incremental to radical;
c) all types of approaches, e.g. internal and open innovation, user-, market-, technology- and design-driven innovation activities.
This document specifies the terms and definitions applicable to all innovation management and innovation management system standards developed by ISO/TC 279.