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A Remote Innovation Brainstorm Method

Destination Innovation

Gibbard and Tamborello. In 2001 two musicians, Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tambrello, wanted to collaborate on some new compositions. The problem was that they lived hundreds of miles apart at opposite ends of America’s west coast.

Podcast S4E71: Dan Toma – Innovation Accounting and Key Performance Metrics

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with author Dan Toma about the concept of Innovation accounting. Dan is the founder of Outcome and the co-author of the Corporate Startup.

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Taking Final Ideas to Market is the Hardest Part

Paul Hobcraft

It seems so simple doesn’t it – “bringing final ideas to market”. So easy to say, yet it does seem so very hard to achieve.

Where to focus your innovation resources for the most impact

HYPE Innovation

Communities around the globe have been disrupted on an unprecedented scale. As a society, we continue to address the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on both people and business. We’re considering the damage done, contemplating recovery efforts, and thinking about lessons learned.

Future-Forward Thinking Outstrips ‘Back to Normal’ Mindset


Disruption is what drives innovation and positive change. Successful innovation strategies include the forward-thinking mindset that helps you move beyond the status quo and develop new ways of thinking. Embrace Change Change is inevitable.

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Why innovation management is key for the future of employee experience


Can technology really engage employees around ideas? This is the question asked in a new report, which looks at the future of employee experience as business becomes remote. The conclusion is that yes, it can, and idea management software is stepping up to the challenge.

We Need To Unlock The Power Of Cause And Effect

Digital Tonto

Our historic inability to encode a basic understanding of cause and effect relationships into our algorithms has been a serious impediment to making machines truly smart. Clearly, we need to do. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].


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How a New Crowdfunding Model Offers Guaranteed Refunds and Protection

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Dynamic Coin Offerings (DYCOs) leverage blockchain technology to add accountability to teams. Starting a Business

Western Power: A Principled Approach to Government Innovation


Australia’s Western Power sits in a unique place. One of its innovation hub’s leaders, Brendon Nicatee, describes it as “half public, half private.”

Timing of innovation – Getting the odds on your side

The Future Shapers

Timing of Innovation is one of the most powerful factors in determining innovation success. However, it is often essentially ignored, because it is a concept that is difficult to understand. This article seeks to help you understand and master it as a skill.

Why care about circular business models even if sustainability is not a top priority?

Board of Innovation

Sustainability shouldn't be the main reason to redesign your business model. The post Why care about circular business models even if sustainability is not a top priority? appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Sustainability & circular economy Business design

#1,839 – Six Different Types of COVID-19

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There’s been some speculation that there may be different strains of COVID-19 making the rounds, including a West Coast strain that may be more contagious but less deadly than the strain that hammered New York City earlier in the year.

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The Connection Between Trust and a Culture of Change


Humans are hard-wired for change. As soon as we are born, we start to grow, learn, and adapt to our environment. If that's the case, why is it so difficult to create a culture of change within an organization?

5 Ways Risk-Averse Thinking Can Lead to Successful Innovation


Risk is often considered a crucial aspect of innovation, but it is not necessarily what drives success. Research shows an aversion to risk can spark creativity. In his book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, Adam Grant discusses how those who are not risk-takers can drive progress.

How CVS, Carhartt & Elsevier Pivoted to Face COVID-19

Innovation Leader

How have teams pivoted to face the challenges of 2020? Rhett Alden of Elsevier discusses launching a COVID-19 Resource Center in four weeks. Innovators from Carhartt and CVS share insights

Road to Digital Transformation

The Future Shapers

Most businesses have entered the era of digital transformation with different views and pre-requisites. What does the concept of digital transformation actually mean and how does it specifically affect the business?

Collaboration in Times of Need

Daniel Burrus

Ford Motor Company is known for gems such as the GT500, burly trucks like the F-250 Super Duty, and daily drivers such as the Ford Escape with its storage capacity and car-like gas mileage.

Waterfall Coaching


There are many feelings and emotions that are triggered just from observing waterfalls. In nature, we associate them with speed, power, and beauty. With Lean, we often associate waterfalls with the concept of a continuous flow of people, materials, and information.


002: Task Unification – The Go-To Innovation Tool to Break Functional Fixedness

Innovation in Practice

Mankind has used patterns for thousands of years to solve everyday problems. Those patterns are now embedded into the products and services you see around you every day. These patterns are like the DNA of a product or service. .


Re-Designing Your Virtual Meetings

Innovation Leader

If you’re suddenly spending the entire day convening with colleagues in Zoom, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, or another meetings platform, you already know the challenges of making them feel engaging and productive.

Fanning the flames of post-pandemic fictions

The Future Shapers

If exploitation and greed remain our driving ambitions, and if the chasm between the poor and the wealthy widens much more, we will either face revolution or extinction. What are the crucial lessons that we need to learn from this pandemic?

A Unique Thank You for Tech Scouting


How do you say thank you in business? Do you send a gift basket? Do you send a written thank you note? Do you just send an email? In our role as technology scouts, we get a lot of thank yous. Most of them come from clients for completing projects quickly and successfully.

Creative Solutions to Complex Problems

Rmukesh Gupta

Interesting and creative solutions for complex problems usually come from combining interesting insights, information and challenges. I did write about this in the past here , here , here , here and here. Now, here is another example of a creative solution to complex problem.

How do I make a circular economy business model?

Board of Innovation

From pre-production to post-consumption, circular business models are the future of the globalized economy. We've listed three principles you need to follow when creating a circular business model. The post How do I make a circular economy business model? appeared first on Board of Innovation.


Living in the New Reality: The Reinvention Ultimatum

Innovation Leader

Fiona Grandi of KPMG LLP shares a simple framework to reinvent your business strategy across five primary pillars: employees, customers, financial model, supply chain and ecosystem, and unknown-unknowns

Enabling Career Paths for Employees is Good for Business

Tullio Siragusa

Enabling Career Paths for Employees is Good for Business. Defining career paths for team members can help you to retain the investment made to nurture great talent in your company. It also helps motivate people to actively contribute to the success of the company.

The UNDO Button Part 7 of 7

Innovation 360 Group

Once you have gathered enough data from experiments, you can deploy a radically new tool for innovation management we call clustering, based on the technology the CIA used to. Blog Business Innovation CIA Clustering creativity Undo Wha-If What-If

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Ethnography and applied anthropology for innovation, and branding with Selva Gaberscek (Labbrand)

Rapid Innovation in digital time

With Selva Gaberscek, we understand how ethnography and the understanding of imagineries builds the ground for meaningful innovation and branding. Creativity Innovation antropology ethnography in-process Labbrand Selva Gaberscek

Enterprise Teamwork: What It Is and How It Works


Understanding the Team Environment. Like any dynamic system, a team operates within a broader and bigger system: the “environment.” Teams are an organic component of this system and play a role within it. Highly effective teams are able to support the environment and this system supports the team.

Mercedes Lays Off Staff at Innovation Centers, Seeks Outside Partners

Innovation Leader

Daimler AG, the German company that makes Mercedes-Benz vehicles and Daimler trucks, has laid off more than 100 staffers at its Lab1886 innovation centers around the world

Purpose-driven Innovation: Achieving Balance in a Profit-driven World

The Inovo Group

This is an excerpt from one chapter in a book being published if fall 2020 by the Global Innovation Institute (GinI ). The working title of the book is ‘The Other Side of Growth: Questions We Should Be Asking About Innovation’.

#1,836 – Notable Quotable, Part 3

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

A random collection of some of the best COVID-19 and 2020 related memes, tweets, soundbites and jokes currently making the rounds on the inter-webs over the last week. Because sometimes you have to laugh so you don’t cry: Just another week in 2020… Misc


The Best Project Management Tools for Digital Nomads


What’s in the name ‘Digital nomad?’ It refers to anyone who can travel the world, have a good time, and stay in touch with family and friends—all at the same time while being productive and making a good living.

Selfishness as a virtue?


SELFISHNESS AS A VIRTUE ALERT: by demanding personalized, consumer-grade experiences for my own employee experience, I inadvertently demand the same for every employee and create a public utility for my organization.

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Upgrade Online Meetings: Why Do We Meet?

Innovation Leader

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The People Your eCommerce Store Needs To Succeed

The Human Factor

The coronavirus pandemic has taught us many things, including that ecommerce is here to stay. If there was any doubt about that before, they’ve well and truly been blown away — during the lockdown, people raced to purchase things online.

#1,837 – Leave The Big Four Alone!

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Yesterday I was in a lot of pain and it had nothing to do with the fact that I fell off my bike and may have broken my arm or torn an elbow ligament.

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