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The Immutable Truths of Behavioral Change

Game-Changer

On my latest trip my Sales Manager and I talked about a colleague of ours who’s behavior is causing problems with the team; which I won’t get into the details. She knows I’m not one to wait for things to get out of hand and wholeheartedly take the time to coach people.

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Corporate Challenges to Innovation – How Do You Keep It Going

IdeaScale

This article is part 6 of a 5 part series, originally started on the Ever Evolving website , where we are taking a deep dive into the 5 common challenges to innovation that an organization faces. And, I admit, that is some funky math.

The Arrival and Potential of Knowledge Graphs into Our World

Paul Hobcraft

Knowledge Graphs have a real potential to become highly valuable, topical and relevant. If only we can get them prised out of the engineer, data scientists, or software experts hands.

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Innovation “Gurus” Love To Talk About These 4 Myths — None Of Them Are True

Digital Tonto

What worked for Steve Jobs or Elon Musk Might not work for you Related posts: 4 Myths About Innovation That “Gurus” Love To Tell. There Is No One True Path To Innovation. Innovation Is The Only True. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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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TRANSFORM calls on social enterprises to apply to the open call

Exago

To help scale bold ideas to tackle the world's big social, environmental and economic issues, the Unilever partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is now calling on social enterprises to apply to TRANSFORM. To invite ideas and promote collaboration to further catalyse impact, they have chosen Exago’s open innovation software. The post TRANSFORM calls on social enterprises to apply to the open call appeared first on Exago.

Applying the Three Horizon Thinking to a Fresh Perspective of Innovation Design

Paul Hobcraft

There is huge value in applying the three horizon framework into your thinking. It is as useful a framework that you can get to help decide where you are heading. It is not just for innovation application, that can determine innovation activities.

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How Mental Models Drive Strategy, Often For The Worse

Digital Tonto

Our brains are wired to look to the past, not the future. Related posts: We Need To Switch Our Mental Models From Hierarchies To Networks. Why Digital Marketing Strategy is so Hard. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Nine Cognitive Biases that lead us to make Bad Decisions

Destination Innovation

Thinking traps that steer us into wrong directions and poor decisions. Short video. The post Nine Cognitive Biases that lead us to make Bad Decisions appeared first on Destination Innovation.

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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.

Return Value Back to Knowledge

Paul Hobcraft

“ Let’s return knowledge back to knowledge!” ” “Let’s return value back to knowledge” This held my attention. So now I want to draw this to your attention, the underlying story.

The innovation skills you need

OVO Innovation

When a noted doyen of the Fortune 500 like Coca Cola talks innovation, your ears should perk up. After all the consumer packaged goods conglomerate has been in business for a long time, and has been successful, but is facing a number of headwinds in its core business. Selling sugary drinks seems passe, as bottled water, energy drinks and other health conscious foods and beverages seem to be taking over the "share of mouth" or "share of stomach" that food and beverage companies like to talk about.

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What the U.S. Coast Guard Can Teach Us About Innovation

IdeaScale

The Coast Guard has changed the game with innovation. When we look for inspiration with innovation strategy, we rarely consider organizations outside the corporate world. But it’s not just start-ups and big companies innovating.

Good Strategy Bad Strategy

Game-Changer

What’s the best strategy book I’ve read? Not specifically business strategy, but strategy in general. A friend asked to borrow one of my books on my Kindle yesterday.

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.

Launching your own innovation programme has never been this easy

Exago

Do you feel that your innovation programme is becoming too complex? That you are spending too much time picking the right software to support your initiative, instead of focusing on what your company really needs? The post Launching your own innovation programme has never been this easy appeared first on Exago. Blog Exago Software business transformation exago start idea management software incremental-innovation initiative-success innovation management innovation platform software

The Real Reasons Failure Is Important To Innovation

Innovation Excellence

We’ve all heard the mantras around failure. Fail fast. Fail often.” Love your failures.” “You can’t succeed without failure.” But why? Why is failure so important to innovation and success? Why are we constantly being told to embrace failure rather than run away from it?

Why innovators should focus on product deconstruction

OVO Innovation

I've been thinking a lot lately about innovation and how we may have emphasized one component at the expense of another. Here I'm talking about something that should appear obvious - the focus of innovation in building new things. We are constantly reminded that innovation is about building new products and services and experiences. And this definition is entirely right and proper. But I think it neglects something very important.

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A Collaborative Product Development Stage Gate

IdeaScale

You might be surprised to learn that silica sand is used in a wide variety of industries: everything from the oil & gas vertical to products in sports & recreation. It’s amazing that sand can be used for arts and crafts or even water filtration.

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 Plastic Has Changed Our World

Game-Changer

“One day, my son, you’ll be able to walk to America” – Ed McLachlan. The latest National Geographic cover and story is one for the ages: Planet or Plastic? We depend on plastic. Now, we’re drowning in it. link] #PlanetOrPlastic pic.twitter.com/ax6TBOASpq.

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Meet the Exago Innovation Guru prize-winners

Exago

The challenge was set, the votes counted and the champions announced. And now, Exago has delivered the prizes to the Innovation Guru Award winners of 2017. We were proud to present the trophies to Via Varejo, Ageas and CTT, the three clients who especially stood out for their solid focus and resilience to innovate over the past year. The post Meet the Exago Innovation Guru prize-winners appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights awards innovation gurus innovation management innovation-results

What’s New In Corporate Innovation

Imaginatik

Could Blockchain Technology Help Avoid Another Cambridge Analytica? When you nestle up on the sofa and log into your favourite social media account or do a bit of online shopping are you aware, REALLY aware, how your data is being accessed and used, and by whom? Facebook, for example, generates tens of billions of dollars (and growing) a year in revenues from advertisers looking to use your highly targeted data, based on your social habits, hobbies, preferences etc.

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Evolution and its impact on business models, slow and fast

OVO Innovation

Darwin teaches us that evolution is a long, slow process, gradually leading to new adaptive species that emerge over time with specialized capabilities. Therefore, the change in species from generation to generation may be relatively small, but always purposeful and testing the best ways to win in a niche.

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 Metrics of Public Sector Innovation

IdeaScale

Last month, leaders in public sector innovation gathered to discuss ways of crowdsourcing new solutions to longstanding problems at IdeaScale’s Open Nation DC.

The Truth About Diversity

Digital Tonto

The lesson is that for diversity to work, it has to create a little tension and that will cause some discomfort. However, if we make it a priority and invest the resources of our best people to make. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Leadership

Overcoming the Not-Invented-Here (NIH) Mindset

Innovation Excellence

Passing 100 Strategy Blogs: Innovation for sustainability is complex but has a global interest.

Norbert Bol

Today I am writing my 100th blog post on Strategy Blogs. In this blog I want to share some of my expierences about writing 100 blog posts on a non-commercial basis including a picture overwiew of my blogs.

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.

Giving Shape to the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation

Hype

The Innovation Manager

A Successful Customer Experience Innovation Workflow

IdeaScale

Last week, IdeaScale introduced a proven product improvement workflow that is being used by our highest performing communities. This week, we continue that trend by showcasing a workflow that has been used to demonstrably improve customer experience and customer satisfaction.

If You Don’t Explore, You Won’t Invent And You Will Be Disrupted

Digital Tonto

Today we need to manage not for stability, but for disruption, Not all who wander are lost. Related posts: This Is How Your Business Will Be Disrupted. Innovation “Gurus” Love To Talk About These 4. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Exploration Innovation