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These 2017 Trends Will Change Our World

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Trend watchers go berserk with all the cool new ideas born every minute and futurologist see their predictions come true sooner than expected. collaboration Creativity Innovation Leadership Trends ai AR Artificial_Intelligence Bitcoin Blockchain change culture hcm HR Machine_Learning Organisational_development successfactors technology vrWelcome to 2017.

Key Trends for Future-Proofing Corporate Venture


Corporate-Startup Partnerships Partnerships Trends Venture Capital Innovation Models CVCOver the last few years, the corporate venture model has shifted away from internal R&D towards an open innovation model in which companies partner with entrepreneurs to create new products or services. If it's done smartly, the partnership between company and startup provides a capital structure that can help the startup grow even faster. In this arrangement, the startup does not become part of the larger business, but rather, remains a separate operation creating value for the corporation.

The Five Hottest Innovation Trends

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Only a year ago, we were just hearing about the “sharing economy” (since renamed the On Demand Economy), today the mainstream media reports on these trends constantly. Check out these top five I-Trends: Continue reading → Entrepreneurship Innovation Technology The Economy 3D Printing algorithms Crowdsourcing startups TrendsThe start up craze. 3-D printing.

2016 Year in Review: Corporate Innovation Trends and Implications for 2017


Trends Artificial Intelligence (AI) Mobility2016 was an eventful year, marked by unprecedented political polarization, hacked emails made public by WikiLeaks, Brexit, two huge Yahoo security breaches, and even exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. But hidden among the uncertainty lies a year of unparalleled technological advances. 2016 will be remembered as a tipping point for artificial intelligence (AI), autonomous car technology and virtual/augmented reality—all of which was stimulated by corporate-backed rounds, accelerators and partnerships.

The State of Crowdsourced Innovation in 2016: Multi-Industry Benchmark Study.

This trend has inspired (if not compelled) many companies to face the facts: the status quo is no. revolves around identifying deeper trends in engagement. A Multi-Industry Benchmark Study 2016 STATE OF. CROWDSOURCED. INNOVATION A Multi-Industry Benchmark Study 2016 STATE OF. CROWDSOURCED. PARTICIPANT PROFILE 16 22 30 36 8 4 40 6 INTRODUCTION 3 “Innovation.” next big thing. clarity.

Transformative Trends in Life Insurance

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Continue reading → Finance Industry Innovation Life Insurance TrendsInnovation is moving at digital speed through just about every industry. The life insurance industry has been trying to jump onboard, but has been moving a bit under the average speed limit.

Trends in Innovation Leaders: Greater Risk and Big Bets


Reports Trend Alert ambition big bets collaboration collaborative innovation disruptive innovation foresight incubation innovation success insight opportunity pivoting risk risk-taking Success FactorsThe latest Innovation Leaders research shows that there is an increasingly number of high-growth companies that are prepared to take greater risk and make big bets. Rather than focus just on incremental growth, they are being bolder and are seeking to develop more radical innovation opportunities. Where and why is this happening and what has changed that has made this approach more common?

Sorting Through the Management Tools and Trends


We all are caught up in handling and understanding different management tools. The numbers are accelerating, and if anything it's adding more confusion to the pile we already have. So let’s see if we can help here, step back a little from your favourite tool and look at this just a little more deeply. How do we pick through all the tools, let alone keep up with all the new ones emerging?

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5 Trends that Will Impact Your Innovation Strategy in 2017


But innovation and change are not simple cause and effect: Often trends can affect how, in what industries, and where we innovate. What are the trends that will impact your innovation strategy in 2017? The post 5 Trends that Will Impact Your Innovation Strategy in 2017 appeared first on IdeaScale. 2017 offers new frontiers in innovation. Anti-AI Sentiment. Security.

Directions of Mobile App Development Trends in 2016

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Continue reading → Apple Digital Innovation Innovation Perspectives Technology app code Cross Platforms internet IoT mobile mobile app Security Swift Trends wearables"Write the code. Change the world." John Stuart on Apple's new language "Swift", enterprise apps, cross-platform tools, IoT and more.

7 Takeaways for Corporate Innovation Teams from Mary Meeker's 2016 Internet Trends Report


To keep up with the latest technological developments that may affect their lines of business, enterprise companies will want to pay attention to the Internet Trends 2016 - Code Conference report from Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers by renowned venture capitalist and former Wall Street securities analyst Mary Meeker.

PBTO51: Non-Obvious Trends with Rohit Bhargava

Rmukesh Gupta

He is a “non-obvious” trend curator, founder of the Influential Marketing Group, and an expert in helping brands and leaders be more influential. Why is he on the show: In his latest book Non-Obvious 2017 , he shares 15 trends in 3 different areas that he considers important and will play a very important role in the near future. How he goes about identifying these trends ?

Tracking Trends – Six Essential Steps for Spotting Your Next Opportunity

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Innovation disruption technology TrendsI once asked Fred Smith, the founder of FedEx, what led him to start the company back in 1971. He explained that, at the time, he was running a company at the Little Rock, Arkansas, airport, refurbishing executive aircraft. It was there he began to notice that with increasing frequency, business people were showing up.

Corporate Innovation: 5 Trends Not to Ignore in 2016


Whether it was fear or greed, an increasing number of big brands woke up and introduced internal innovation programs in 2015. And, for good reasons: fear that a new startup could launch a disruptive new technology and steal market share, pressure to create new revenue streams — or both. Our recommendation? Do it fast. Corporate Innovation Open Innovation

Digital is not a trend!

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Tiago Félix da Silva Lopes is a brilliant and enthusiastic Digital Director at Portugal Telecom. Discover his experience, and the single digital unit he created. Learn how digital transformation unfolds as a continuous cycle of initiatives, rather than a project with an end.

10 Tech Trends Driving Connected Consumer Behavior [infographic]

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To help innovators understand and prepare for future consumer demand, Gfk has chosen the ten key Tech Trends they believe will have the most impact on consumer needs and behavior in 2016 and beyond. For an overview, check out the ten trends in this infographic.

Tech innovation trends for 2017


2017 will be no exception, considering the tech trends that emerged in 2016 and will continue to develop in the new year. Some of the trends we can expect to change the world in 2017 include: Internet of Things (IoT). These are only a few of the tech trends we anticipate changing the world in 2017. The post Tech innovation trends for 2017 appeared first on Wazoku.

What Makes Snapchat Worth $20B? Trends

Adam Hartung

This is now a very fast growing trend, and it is projected to continue. “Why is this a trend, and not a fad?” Given that this flip in resources required has happened, and that the use of mobile technology is growing worldwide and will never revert, we know that this is not s short-term fad, but rather a trend. According to TechCrunch , $1.8B So what is Snapchat?

New Report Examines Trends in Government Innovation

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Government is perhaps not renowned for being particularly innovative, but a recent report from the OECD sets out to showcase some innovative government policies from around the world in recent years. Build Capability Data Feature Of The Week Innovation Open Innovation Research Government Open Data open government

The University in 2040: 6 trends & an infographic.

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In his work, Van der Zwaan introduces 6 worldwide trends in education that will have significant impact on how we learn in the future. 6 trends in higher education. Debundling: Debundling is the trend towards more personalized, modular education. On November 23, I had the honor of giving a talk at the NRC Live event for Education. Infographic: the University of 2040.

Digital is not a trend!

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Tiago Félix da Silva Lopes is a brilliant and enthousiast Digital Director at Portugal Telecom. Discover his experience, and the single digital unit he created. Learn how digital transformation unfolds as a continuous cycle of initiatives, rather than a project with an end. Continue reading → Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit Agile chief digital officer Digital digital transformation digital unit empowerment Tiago Silva lopes

Trend-driven Innovation for Product Managers

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Smart product managers study trends and innovate accordingly. This is trend-driven innovation. Uber’s success is an excellent example of trend-driven innovation. Both were possible due to changes in perceptions of sharing – a trend that became known as the sharing economy. Trends.

The 2016 CES Report: The Trend Behind the Trend

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Hot off the press, we’re bringing you our annual CES recap report. Our team scoured the showroom floor, and explored the week's hottest topics in social media, to bring you the best of the 2016 International Consumer Electronics & Technology Show. Continue reading → Presentations

Why Demographic Trends Tell Us Aging and Immigration Are Crucial for Success

Adam Hartung

I write about trends. Technology trends are exciting, because they can come and go fast – making big winners of some companies (Apple, Facebook, Tesla, Amazon) and big losers out of others (Blackberry, Motorola, Saab, Sears.) Leaders that predict technology trends can make lots of money, in a hurry, while those who miss these trends can fail faster than anyone expected.

What Mobile Trends Should You Be Getting Behind?

Daniel Burrus

Dematerialization is a Hard Trend — we know that computer technology has only decreased in size while increasing in functionality, and it’s going to continue in that direction. Even in Hard Trend developments like dematerialization and virtualization, companies need to analyze the viability of Soft Trends — or trends that may happen. 2015 Burrus Research, Inc.

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Blockchain Is A Disruption and An Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

I labeled them a Soft Trend—one whose future was looking good but not certain. At the same time, I identified cyber currency as a growing Hard Trend that would continue; accordingly, I suggested there would be many more cyber currencies in the near future. The rapidly evolving technology of blockchains represents a Hard Trend that will continue to grow. Blockchain Explained.

Beware of the ‘Hypenated’ Innovation Trend

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Can you resist the temptation to hype your innovation solution? Unfortunately, we can expect to see much more of this - the unintentional obfuscation of innovation. Continue reading → Innovation Uncategorized

Six future leadership trends

The Human Factor

Read on to learn about the most important future trends in leadership. ) In order to succeed in the future, mangers will need to become more agile, responsive and develop an ability to adapt to different needs generated by changing workplaces.

5 Reasons Sustainability Drives Innovation


Sustainability is one of the key emerging trends in recent years. Strategies Trend Alert business model innovation constraint future green innovations question sustainability trend value chain innovation value creation value streamBut much like innovation, it is a maturing discipline with few established business practices and lots of evolving methodologies. Sustainability champions at organizations often face the same challenges that innovation champions do: lack of senior level buy-in, lack of process, lack of resources.

What Corporate Innovation Teams Need to Know about the New Breed of Unicorns


Corporate Innovation TrendsIn tech investing circles, unicorns—defined as a private company valued at $1 billion or more—are no longer a rare breed. Private equity researcher CB Insights says there are 170 operating in markets around the globe. As a group, investors value them at $620 billion.

Finding the Advantage in Regulation

Daniel Burrus

In my New York Times bestselling book, Flash Foresight , I shared a proven methodology I have developed and refined over the decades for separating Hard Trends, those future facts that will happen, from Soft Trends, those assumptions about the future that might happen. One of the categories of Hard Trends—government regulations—might surprise you. That trend has done anything but slow down. Given that reality, it’s valuable to consider your attitude toward the Hard Trend of growing government regulation. Here’s an example of a regulatory Hard Trend.

PBTO37: Surge – Identifying and riding Trends in Your Marketplace with Mike Mikhalowicz

Rmukesh Gupta

He shares his thoughts and ideas on how entrepreneurs can identify an imminent trend (lots of Tesla electric cars in early 2018 on the road) and how we can use these trends to grow our business to a scale by allowing our business to ride the trend. Entrepreneurship Podcast entrepreneurs mike mikhalowicz Riding trends SurgeYou can reach him on twitter @MikeMichalowicz.

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Change Agents and the Future of Change Management

Braden Kelley

Recently I was identified in a mini research study as one of the top Key Opinion Leaders in change management on Twitter by Maven7, and they were curious about some of my opinions about organizational change, and asked me these … Continue reading → Change best practices change agents change management future Interviews Trends

Roundup: 5 Illuminating Articles for Corporate Innovation Teams


TrendsThe corporate innovation world is booming with interesting developments—much of it happening beneath the surface. We put together a roundup of articles to help innovation professionals stay up-to-date or brush-up on industry knowledge.

The Future of Connectivity + IoT: What's Coming Up?


Here's a snapshot of the trends and startups that corporate innovation teams should watch: TrendsThe Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is exploding. Corporations, governments, and startups are teaming up to build new infrastructure and products. Sensor technology is improving while price points are lowering. Meanwhile, companies are testing robots within warehouses for asset monitoring, tracking, and optimization. The hunger for new solutions has never been stronger.

Spotting Disruption: 5 Industries Ready for Transformation


Here are 5 industries he expects to transform in the next several years: Corporate Innovation TrendsIt's easy to see what makes Uber or Tesla disruptive businesses now, but sniffing out the early-stage ventures that will go on to reshape an industry can be far more difficult.

Connectivity and IoT Disruption: Optimizing Logistics and Enabling Smart Trade


The consumer trend in connected devices is all about connected cars, smart homes and cities — like fridges that order milk when it runs out and voice assistants that control home heating systems. Here are some of the IoT and connectivity trends from RocketSpace's 2017 Disruption Report. Trends Logistics Internet of Things (IoT But the Internet of Things (IoT) also has big things to offer to enterprises, particularly in logistics and trade.

My latest interview with Trend Hunter


This week I had the pleasure of being interviewed by the team at Trend Hunter, one of the internet's most recognised names in Trend Spotting and analysis with over 60 million monthly readers. Originally published at My latest interview with Trend Hunter. You can read my full interview here, which covers: What my overall mission is How I define innovation How I motivate myself […]. Blog articles innovation interview

10 Technology Driven Hard Trends Shaping 2016

Daniel Burrus

A rapidly increasing number of companies are learning the importance of identifying Hard Trends that are both predictable and measurable. Many of the themes that we have witnessed here in 2015 will gather pace next year and continue to enable or disrupt your business depending on how prepared they are for the Hard Trends on the horizon. In this article, I’ll highlight ten technology-driven Hard Trends that I would like you to spend time thinking about and better yet, act on. Retailers were forced to react last year when the trend of show-rooming rapidly expanded.

How Corporate Innovators Can Navigate Risk and Uncertainty in 2017


Intrapreneurship Trends Innovation ModelsWith a new U.S. administration now in office and trade negotiations beginning for Brexit, 2017 is poised to be a year of extreme uncertainty. But despite the risks, corporate innovators are bound to forge on and discover new opportunities for R&D and expansion.