Innovations and CPI: What Are They and How Do They Work Together?
The innovation process is always a difficult one from securing funding to development and implementation. Oftentimes many innovators within the Department of Defense experience another layer of difficulty by not quite understanding the difference between an innovation and a CPI, or a continuous process improvement. While they are related, they can both have two completely different avenues to achieving the outcome.
In brief, the two are defined as such: