While you want to avoid placing too much rigor around your team’s innovation efforts, you need to make your expectations clear. Your team needs to know why and how IT will be leading innovation. A full project plan will not be needed, but this charter will serve as a lightweight roadmap for the staff involved in this innovation initiative.
This template includes best-practice sample text to help you document:
- The CIO's mandate for innovation.
- Working group membership roles and responsibilities.
- Committee purpose, including roles and responsibilities.
- Organizational innovation processes and accountability for each process step.
- Working group protocols.
- Success metrics.