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The Innovation Sophistication Index

Destination Innovation

How can you assess how innovative your business is? The Innovation Sophistication Index is a list of just 24 statements. For each statement you score one point if you fully agree with it for your organization. Please try the list below now.

So I keep asking myself “What is the role of social media in innovation?”

Paul Hobcraft

Social media haunts us all. For many years you first become aware, then very aware and then fully aware that social media is changing our lives. Let me confess: I am not alone I am sure but I seem to be presently suffering from Social Media Return Dilemma.

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Get Innovative Solutions with the Ideas Exchange Method

Destination Innovation

Image by Geralt on Pixabay. The Ideas Exchange is a brainstorm method which I use with larger groups. It is easy to run, quick and effective. This is the procedure: 1. The problem is clearly stated. Everyone is given two coloured cards (or post-it notes). Say one white and one pink.

4 Ways To Get Value From Social Media

Game-Changer

Last week I had a great chat with a very smart group of people on the ethics of using technology to capture people’s emotions. It was a very accomplished group of people I had never met; except for Sunil.

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Three Keys to Accelerating Innovation through Connecting and Collaborating Outside your Organization

Speaker: Gordon Vala-Webb, Author, Speaker and Consultant, Building Smarter Organizations

From his upcoming book, Building Smarter Organizations, Gordon will do a deep dive into connecting and collaborating with those outside your organization to accelerate innovation. Gordon will provide practical strategies to connecting and working with the "nearside" of suppliers, partners and alumni in order to accelerate innovation.

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Common IdeaScale Use Cases

IdeaScale

IdeaScale recently spent some time talking to our customers about how and why they’re using IdeaScale and we found that those interviews highlighted a few common IdeaScale use cases in the process and we decided to share four of them here.

Thomas Koulopoulos: AI Isn’t About Tech, It’s About The Survival of Humanity

Game-Changer

The Next Economy will be driven by 10 emerging technologies , underpinning them all is artificial intelligence. AI is buzzword that comes with many expectations that have yet to come true. When it does become smarter and truly autonomous, will it leave humans without jobs?

Here’s Why No One Cares About Your Ideas

Digital Tonto

If you want people to start listening to your ideas, focus less on the fact that you have them and more on what value they can deliver to others. Related posts: America Isn’t Out Of Ideas. In. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Innovation

Think Your Business Will Exist in 10 Years?

BrainZooming

“Forty percent of businesses in this room, unfortunately, will not exist in a meaningful way in 10 years.” ” Outgoing Cisco CEO, John Chambers, told the company’s customers that in 2015.

Building A Collaborative Innovation Playbook

Speaker: Greg Satell, Innovation Advisor, Speaker and Author

From his newly released book, Greg Satell has researched how people and organizations successfully innovate. We are excited to have Greg join us for a session that will draw upon these insights and provide a playbook for how to define the right innovation strategies for your organization to overcome the specific challenges that your organization faces and dramatically improve your innovation effectiveness.

7 Guiding Principles for Innovation Toolkit Selection and Implementation

Hype

There is something awfully unnerving about a place that has lodged, entertained, and inspired people like Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and Alan Turing to pursue their science and art. Oh, Hugh Laurie and John Oliver, too. Unnerving as in intimidating, I guess. How exactly does Cambridge produce so many sound thinkers (and thinking)?” I wondered a few weeks ago as I walked past the Mathematical Bridge on my way to the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM).

Embody the Problems to Discover Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Much of the work of innovation takes place trying to deeply understand the unmet needs of a particular market. As one Innovation school of thought calls it, what are the “jobs to be done?”

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Video: Ethics of Using Technology to Capture Emotions

Game-Changer

Any discussion of applied AI will naturally gravitate to ethics. Last week, Sunil Malhotra (CEO of Ideafarms ) and I hosted a highly informative chat on the ethics of emotional artificial intelligenc e; specifically on using it to capture people’s emotions.

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We Need Real Scientific Breakthroughs To Build A Clean Energy Economy

Digital Tonto

Developing new battery chemistries is going to be key Related posts: This Startup Is Leveraging Decades Of Pollution To Help Build a Clean Energy Future. Why Energy Storage May Be The Most Important. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Technology Clean Energy New Era of Innovation

A Strategic Approach to Open Innovation

Speaker: Jeffrey Phillips, Senior Consultant, OVO Innovation

This action-packed session examined the critical questions you should ask as you establish an open innovation framework: which technologies or ideas? Which partners and how many? Which methods? By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new products to market more quickly. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

Idea Theft: What you need to know and how to prevent it

Ideanote

Few things can get me as annoyed as usage of corporate buzzwords. They always seem to be uncalled for, cryptic -- Delivered by Feed43 service

Building a Strong Innovation Advocacy In Practice

Guide 4 Innovating

I have been a strong champion for innovation for a number of years. It has become my overriding passion, interest, and source of inspiration. I research continuously in this area, as innovation is restless , it never stays the same, it is always evolving.

Problem Solving: Your problem may be your best resource

Innovation Excellence

Testing the traction We all try to avoid the bias of the ‘Law of the Instrument’— whereby we walk around with our hammer and see everything as a nail — but when you keep seeing a method really help people think differently, it’s hard not to want to share the hammer around… I gave a.

Community Engagement Tips

IdeaScale

Crowdsourced innovation communities only succeed when they bring in new voices and encourage them to share ideas. Companies with higher ideation rates are associated with higher profits and net growth, but how are you supposed to bring people in and make them feel heard.

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6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

We are excited to launch the Collaborative Innovation Webinar Series with Dr. Soren Kaplan. His just released book, "The Invisible Advantage," provides actionable insights into how any organization can create a culture of innovation, an environment that promotes freethinking, an entrepreneurial spirit, and sustainable value creation at all levels and across all functions. By registering for the webinar, you will get a free excerpt from his book.

How To Lead Digital Transformations

Faisal Hoque

A digital transformation strategy aims to create the agile capabilities of fully leveraging the possibilities and opportunities of new technologies and their impact faster, better and in more innovative way in the future.

Our rebranding: a fresh skin & updated missions

Board of Innovation

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21 Buzzwords you Need to Stop Using ASAP

Ideanote

Are Chief Innovation Officers (CIO) simply the newest symptom of a raging C-level fever, or are they are valuable asset -- Delivered by Feed43 service

5 Tips for Innovative Designs

Innovation Excellence

Tip #1 for Innovative Designs: There Are No Small Changes Innovative designs mean change, right? Often, yes, but caution is in order, “We want to limit the length of a review in the product to 140 characters, because we may want to use SMS at some stage. That’s a small change, right?”

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The Leadership of Open Innovation

Speaker: Paul Sloane, Director, Destination Innovation

Paul Sloane is a well-known author and speaker on open innovation. In this session, Paul takes us through examples of successful open innovation programs to explore the breadth of what open innovation can be for organizations and the value it can bring. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

The Road to Success with Open Innovation Facilitators

IdeaConnection

IdeaConnection’s problem-solving teams regularly come up with breakthrough innovations and solutions for a range of solution seekers. Helping these brilliant minds to deliver results are world-class facilitators.

Mentoring versus Coaching for Innovation

Guide 4 Innovating

I bet a lot of people get caught out in not knowing the differences between Mentoring and Coaching. Equally, when you are in the coaching mode you need to guard against moving over to the mentoring mode unless it is conscious ways. Understand the differences becomes important.

Is The Current Innovation Refresh Rate A Good Thing?

Beyond the Obvious

As the retired CTO of a major technology company, I was surrounded by visual clues that clearly indicate when a tech product is headed to the gadget graveyard. Most of the time, it’s hard to ignore these clues, because they are pretty obvious.

Scoping Canvas: A 1-page guide for your thought process

Board of Innovation

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Models, Strategies and Tactics for Accelerating Innovation through Collaboration Outside the Organization

Speaker: Paul Campbell, VP of Innovation, Schneider Electric

We are excited to have Paul Campbell, an expert in corporate entrepreneurship, covering some of the strategies and tactics he has repeatedly used to transform corporate innovation programs. In this session, Paul shares his experience innovating in new and adjacent markets through a deft deployment of open innovation, business accelerators, venturing, M&A, R&D, business development and strategy team leadership.

Accelerating Corporate Startups at Telekom UQBATE

Innovation Excellence

Johannes Nuenning is VP of the Deutsche Telekom incubator, targeting employees who want to realize their idea, and become entrepreneurs: yes, en-trepreneur, and not necessarily in-trapreneur!

The Role of Innovators at Large Organizations

InnovationManagement

In-house innovation programs continue to proliferate and our concept of the innovator has evolved alongside them. Now we no longer think of a creative genius sitting alone in their tower coming up with creative ideas. Now, innovators can play a number of different roles within an innovation program beyond idea author.

Inspiring Innovation: A 5 Minute Challenge

Phil McKinney

Inspiring innovation seems more like an art than any kind of skill or science. The sudden spark that results in an exciting new idea seems random – like it came out of the blue. Studies have shown what seems random was actually inspired by something your did, read or saw in the past.

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