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Lessons in Innovation from Rome’s Arch Enemy

Destination Innovation

Hannibal (247 – 182 BC) was an illustrious general of the North African state of Carthage, Rome’s enemy and rival for control of the Mediterranean. His father was a Carthaginian general, Hamilcar, who made his 9 year old son swear undying enmity for Rome.

Identifying the Right Problem to Solve: A 4-Step Framework

IdeaScale

The votes are in, the consensus is clear- the #1 challenge for decision makers across industry is now selecting the right problem to solve and more precisely- being confident that that selection is the best problem to focus on.

Solving root causes of innovation blockage

Guide 4 Innovating

So what does block innovation? Arguably there are plenty of things up and down organizations. For instance a lack of resources, an overcrowded portfolio of ideas, a lack of dedicated people, treating innovation as a one-off, keeping it isolated and apart from mainstream activities. Yet many are simply hidden and need surfacing and require often an outside perspective. Here are ten really important barriers, that can hold innovation back.

How to pick useful and feasible ‘fights’ for innovation challenges

Exago

Here’s a simple but essential tip when establishing your innovation challenges: pick ‘fights’ that are useful and bring attainable value to your organisation. The post How to pick useful and feasible ‘fights’ for innovation challenges appeared first on www.exago.com.

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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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