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10 Industries The Internet of Things Will Change Forever


According to McKinsey, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year in economic value by 2025. In other words: The Internet of Things is a technology that will drive the next economy. As Nico Adams of CSIRO points out , with IoT companies can evolve from product businesses to service businesses that are capable of affecting real economic and social change.

The First Logistics Tech Accelerator Cohort Shares Insights from the Program


Earlier this year, RocketSpace announced a new Logistics Tech Accelerator program with Kaleido Logistics, Lufthansa Cargo, and Ingram Micro. The program is a first-of-its-kind opportunity for startups and corporates to come together and help one another bring their ideas to market, faster. Working With Startups Corporate-Startup Partnerships Logistics Accelerator

The Lean Startup Is Doing More Than Transforming Business, It’s Changing The World

Digital Tonto

Just because you’ve created a great solution, doesn’t mean you have found the right problem. Related posts: How Lean Startup Techniques Can Work Even Better For Established Businesses. How IBM Is. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Innovation Lean Launchpad

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Exago at INDEG’s Executive MBA


Why is collaborative innovation imperative for companies today? Exago’s CEO, Diana Neves de Carvalho, met with students from the INDEG-ISCTE Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme, in Lisbon, to debate innovation management’s main challenges and opportunities for businesses. The post Exago at INDEG’s Executive MBA appeared first on

Here Are Some Weird Ways to Become More Creative

Only one in four people today believe that they’re living up to their creative potential, even though the majority of people say that being creative is important to them. Download this infographic to find twelve ways to generate new ideas.

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Want To Hire Innovators? Here’s How You’re Dismissing Them


Most organizations are not setup to hire innovators, rather they filter them out. Because they follow the tried and true solid advice for making good hiring decisions: hire for culture-fit. To hire for culture-fit is to hire for comfort, the short-term, sameness; to keep optimizing what is rather than creating what’s next. This is how most organizations work. Beware Of The Echo Chamber.

Celebrating Seven Years of Blog Posts – what I’ve learned about writing.

Mike Shipulski

Today marks seven years of weekly blog posts.  Here’s what I’ve learned so far: When you can write about anything, what you choose tells everyone what you’re about. Sometimes you’ve got to start writing to figure out what you have to say. Some people think semicolons are okay; others don’t like to show off. When you don’t want to write and you write anyway, you feel good when you’re done.

“Med Ideanote kommer man igennem med ting” Ideanote hos Call me


Ideanote kan understøtte vidensdeling internt i virksomheder og på den måde bidrage til at løse virksomhedens udfordringer. Det skulle gerne være klart for alle, som har stiftet bekendtskab med Ideanote før. Hvad der måske ikke er helt så klart for de, der endnu ikke bruger Ideanote, er, hvordan det kan foregå i praksis. Derfor har […]. Case Ideanote


The voyages of discovery we all need

Paul Hobcraft

Since early September I have been significantly focused on researching, relating and renewing my understanding of Business Ecosystems, Platforms and then what led into the power and need of improving customer end experience. This came about from having some evolving conversations with my ‘old’ sparring partner Jeffrey Phillips , over at Ovo Innovation. That makes it very exciting.

Why Corporate Accelerators Fail — and What to Do About It

With more than 230 independent accelerators, it can be challenging to offer a value proposition that is compelling enough to startup founders. Large companies will need to change their accelerator strategy and design to be successful moving forward.

Keys for Compelling Storytelling

Innovation Excellence

Most innovations fail because they are too good, too smart, and too unfamiliar to the existing business to risk launching. The last phase of a full-cycle innovation process – storytelling – was rushed. Innovation Inspiration Leadership marketing michael graber Southern Growth Studio storytelling

Platforms Are Transforming How We Need To Compete

Digital Tonto

We now need to design our organizations for agility, empathy and interconnectedness, rather than for scale, dominance and efficiency. Related posts: Platforms Are Eating The World. The New Age Of. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Technology Innovation Open Innovation Platforms

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Startup Engagement in Corporate Innovation

Integrative Innovation

Recently, Match-Maker Ventures and Arthur D. Little have released an interesting report, titled “ The Age of Collaboration “ The study does a good job in synthesizing the global state of play of corporate-startup collaboration and latest findings on success requirements for its implementation. will also leave any comments from my side for a later point. For CORP-UP TO LIVE UP.

Exago’s team puts creativity at play at Productized Conference


From 19 to 21 October, our services team is joining managers, designers and product leaders from around the world at Productized Conference, taking place in Lisbon. The post Exago’s team puts creativity at play at Productized Conference appeared first on Blog Exago creativity initiative-success innovation-results Portugal

Transform your Company and Rethink Innovation – A Report by Stefan Lindegaard

Innovation professionals around the world talk too much about “innovation” and “innovation culture”, the terms are blurred. It’s time to rethink. In the face of digital transformation and the threat of disruption, companies have to change. But how?

Rewards and Recognition for Internal Innovation


In the past few weeks we’ve discussed innovation, idea management, and employee engagement, and how your company can benefit from adapting to these concepts and ideas. rewards, incentives or recognition. If we stuck to that idea, then idea management software wouldn’t work effectively. Like almost everything, it is fuelled by people and the unique ideas they generate. link]. External motivation.

Personal Mastery : An interview with Ida Nielsen – Bass Anchor for Prince

Innovation Excellence

I had the unique privilege of interviewing Ida Nielsen, bass anchor for Prince and now stepping out in her own right as a singer – songwriter, following Prince’s tragic and premature death, age 57. In the interview and subsequent private conversations with Ida I discussed a number of topics with parallel lessons for anyone seeking to innovate. Creativity Innovation Video Ida Nielsen music Prince

System of Engagement

Information Playground

Earlier this month David Goulden wrote about pushing information technology beyond yesterday's function. One of the key points that he made was that traditional IT systems function as a system of record.  Therefore the amount of data managed in a system or record grows fairly predictably, and business intelligence algorithms explore this data with relative ease. Steve. link].

The Social Media Lab from Belgium, with François Lambotte

Rapid Innovation in digital time

François Lambotte, PhD in Management Science, professor, and deputy dean of ESPO (University in economical, scoial, political, and communication sciences) is heading the UCL Social Media Lab. UCL means Catholic University of Louvain, a great city near Brussels in Belgium. But what does Social Media Lab encompass? François tells us more about it. Continue reading → Digital & Internet Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit CrowdInnovation Crowdsourcing Data innovation Lab Entrepreneur François Lambotte Louvain media intelligence Media Lab Social Media Lab

How to Use Crowdsourcing for Product Development

Crowdsourcing has become increasingly popular in with 85% of the 2014 Best Global Brands employing it in the last ten years. Download this white paper to learn the applications of crowdsourcing in product development.

11 Ideas for Fun Strategic Planning Activities – Our Latest FREE eBook


Fun Strategic Planning Activities? You may wonder if we are nuts talking about the idea of fun strategic planning. Any skepticism you may have is certainly understandable. The more typical adjectives that come to mind when you think about strategy planning in your organization likely include: Tedious. Cumbersome. Too detailed. Pointless. Disconnected (from the business). Boring. Awkward.

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Wells Fargo’s CEO is Gone, But What About the Board, Compliance and the Other Execs?

Adam Hartung

Everyone knows what happened at Wells Fargo. For many years, possibly as far back as 2005, Wells Fargo leaders pushed employees to “cross-sell” products, like high profit credit cards, to customers. Eventually the company bragged it had an industry leading 6.7 products sold to every customer household. And, unfortunately, costing unsuspecting customers quite a lot of fees. To whom?

Four Cognitive Principles That Can Make Innovation Surprisingly Obvious

Innovation Excellence

No matter how cool or useful our innovation is, it is very difficult to get people to try it if they don’t understand it. People are cognitive misers, and generally don’t like things they have to think a lot about.  If we have to explain what an innovation is, we are asking people to invest their. Innovation cognitive biases Psychology

How to Create a Culture of Storytelling in the Workplace

Idea Champions

Want to bring meaningful storytelling into the workplace -- to share insight, wisdom, and tacit knowledge? Want to spark a culture of innovation, caring and collaboration? I'm your man. Why create a culture of storytelling? Storytelling at Work. What people are saying about it. Videos, podcasts, and interviews on storytelling. Storytelling at Work blog

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The 5 Traits of High-Performance Corporate Innovation Teams

Companies need more than a cookie cutter approach to building their corporate innovation teams —which is why it’s easy for initiatives to get stuck as one-off projects that deliver minimal ROI. See the top 5 traits to look for in your team.

Technology Use for Whitespace R&D [Infographic]


View Full-Size Infographic. Innovation Whitespace R&D Defined. White space is where unmet and unarticulated needs are uncovered to create innovation opportunities. It is where products and services don’t exist based on the present understanding of values, definition of business or even existing competencies.” ” – Targeted Discovery. Through a technology-driven process, you can build extensively upon your core traits to discover and identify whitespace targets. Deconstruction Engine. Searchbot Scouting. Whitespace Analytics App. Contact Us.

Strategic Planning Process Ideas –  9 Ways to Keep Things Fresh


Someone downloading the new 11 Ideas for Fun Strategic Planning eBook when we released it stated his biggest strategy challenge as coming up with fresh ways to do the same strategic planning exercises with the same executives every year. hear that challenge in a big way. Ways to Keep Strategic Planning Process Exercises Fresh Every Year. – Mike Brown. Yes, developing strategy can be fun.

What's Not There?


What a lovely home, probably somewhere out in the country. From the crops on left, this must be a farm. From the swing set, they probably have kids (or grandkids). The house seems to be fairly modern (look at the windows) and well maintained. The horses look healthy. What’s the story about this house and family? Are they ‘weekend’ farmers who commute to jobs during the week? Hard to know.

Learning Innovation from Leonardo Da Vinci

Innovation Excellence

This article focuses on a series of observations about Leonardo’s work and applies those to the challenges of the present-day innovator. When one thinks of Leonardo da Vinci and innovation, the typical picture that emerges would be some of Leonardo’s amazing designs for flying machines, military equipment, or even the Vitruvian Man, perhaps the most.

Upgrade Your Innovation Program with Crowdsourcing Best Practices

Communities are forming around companies, ideas, projects, start-ups, and people. This white paper teaches organizations how to assess impact, reach, and generate engagement in their innovation programs with the help of the crowd.

Communication is Key for Innovation Implementation and Business Success

Robert Brands

The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival hammers the point home that innovation is the key to your company’s survival—in other words, “innovate or die.” The recently published Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation teaches readers how to implement an organized work culture of innovation in their organization.

Breaking the Barriers of Creativity

Innovation in Practice

What holds people back from being creative? Is it a lack of time? Do you not have a budget for doing creative work? Perhaps you work in an industry where there are lots of regulatory or legal barriers that seem to make it hard to generate novel ideas. For many people, these types of constraints seem frustrating and overwhelming. But guess what? So what is it that seems to limit our creativity?

How to inspire high employee performance during tough times


Part 2 of Blog Mini-Series: How to motivate employees during tough times. As discussed in Part 1 of this series , many businesses hit a rough patch now and then, and these challenges can spiral if employees are overcome with stress and dissatisfaction. That's why your first step should always be to communicate openly to employees to prevent rumors that are often worse than the reality.