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Are You Prepared to Run a Digital Business for the Digital Age?

Braden Kelley

In our digital age, all companies must change how they think, how they interact with customers, partners, and suppliers, and how their business works on the inside.

The Maginot Line and the Fall of France

Destination Innovation

Image by Jean-LouisBourgogne from Pixabay. After their experiences in the first World War the British and French High Commands assumed that any new war with Germany would be similar to WW1 – a massive static engagement between two huge armies.

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Extending innovations value- appreciating the whole system.

Paul Hobcraft

There is always a time to reflect. It is when you have those spaces within your daily work you must take a view, a break, consider something that builds your energy up some more, to make it more resilient.

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Bill Campbell’s Leadership Manifesto: It’s The People

Game-Changer

What makes a great coach? This question is at the heart of a new book. Trillion Dollar Coach tells the story of Bill Campbell, ex-football coach and CEO of Intuit, known for coaching many modern day entrepreneurs: Steve Jobs, Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Jeff Bezos.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

For interesting innovation, ignore your instincts

RTI Innovation Advisors

I've been around the block for a while, and every once in a while I'll tell the folks on my team who are younger than me what's likely to happen with a specific strategy or project. Since they are young and a bit wet behind the ears, it often comes as a surprise to them that I can predict with some degree of certainty what's likely to happen.

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Six Trends Shaping the Future of Health Care

Leapfrogging

The healthcare industry is an ecosystem. So are the companies disrupting it.

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Top Innovation Leaders and the Lessons They Teach

IdeaScale

Innovation can be sparked by anything, and these innovators can help. Innovation is all about a diversity of voices. The more perspectives on a problem, the more creative and effective the solutions to them will be.

We Actually Went Driverless 100 Years Ago

Innovation Excellence

Most of us don’t have a clue that this isn’t the first time we’ve been afraid of going driverless.

Get More Done – Interrupt Your Interruptions

The Human Factor

If you’re feeling the need for more peace and quiet these days, you’re not alone. One of the latest trends sweeping the business world is the “pod” – a small, free-standing soundproof space that can comfortably hold one or two people.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

About Digital and Innovation – and What’s in Between

InnovationManagement

Digital and innovation - two big words that one defines, but are not always clear and precise. Many organizations of different sizes understand today that it is necessary to play in the Digital and Innovation fields in order to remain relevant, but it is not always clear how and how much. Enabling Factors Trend Alert

When Should You Collaborate and When Should You Compete?

Digital Tonto

You collaborate to reveal, but compete to develop and build. To build a great enterprise, you need to learn to do both zealously Related posts: 3 Paradigm Shifts That Will Drive How We Compete In. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Management Collaboration

Getting Board Buy-In for Your Innovation Project

IdeaScale

For innovation to thrive in a company, it must be prioritized at every level. It’s not uncommon for corporate boards to lack strong expertise in the areas of innovation and technology. Taking an innovation project from idea through execution is challenging, and there can be obstacles at several places along the journey. When there is company-wide buy-in for an innovation project however, these challenges can be overcome more easily, and there is far less chance for the project to go uncompleted.

Profit from Your Idea with a Patent

Innovation Excellence

A patent can be taken out on almost any new implementable idea. It is not just about protecting your idea. Your patents are part of your Intellectual Property (IP) and can be valuable assets. Often a start-up company will be bought for its IP rather than its products or sales revenues.

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6 Ways to Build a Successful Innovation Program

Learn how forward-thinking leaders use crowdsourcing to impact their company’s bottom line through methods such as creating a culture of innovation.

Collaboration is the new competitive advantage

IdeaSpies

In 1985, a relatively unknown professor at Harvard Business School named Michael Porter published a book called Competitive Advantage , which explained that by optimizing every facet of the value chain , a firm could consistently outperform its competitors.

How Hoshin Planning Aligns with PDSA

Kainexus

We get a lot of questions from leaders about which continuous improvement tools and techniques they should use. Is DMAIC better than PDSA? Should I do Gemba walks or daily huddles? When do I use incremental improvement vs. a Kaizen event?

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Expose Yourself To New Everything and You Generate Real Innovation

helloFUTURE

To innovate – you must absorb many different sources of information – especially in the areas not in the area you are trying to innovate in, let those percolate in your brain, then apply them to your current challenges. On my sister podcast, think!life,

Understanding the Origins of Innovation

IdeaScale

The word innovate comes from the Latin innovatus , where “in” means “into” and “novatus” is a form of the verb for “making something new.” The word eventually came to refer to bringing new things or changing established practices. Ideas grow stronger through connections with other ideas and idea-makers. Innovation can come from anywhere, anytime, and learning to encourage and manage innovation is a major competitive differentiator.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A rigorous analysis of how the world’s largest brands – representing 21 different industry verticals – leverage their innovation programs to solve problems and surface opportunities, and the key role crowdsourcing plays in their success.

Are You Ready to Run a Digital Business for the Digital Age?

Innovation Excellence

In our digital age, all companies must change how they think, how they interact with customers, partners, and suppliers, and how their business works on the inside.

Doctor Strange: scenario prediction and data inference

mjvinnovation

*Doctor Strange image: Marvel/Disney. The Supreme Wizard manages to create all those miraculous portals, back and forth in time and… predicts scenarios. The most shocking scene of the hero, who owns the Time Stone, was in the movie Avengers: Infinity War.

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Here’s What You Really Need To Know About Quantum Computing

Digital Tonto

The quantum era will open up new worlds of possibility, enabling us to manage almost unthinkable complexity and reshape the physical world. Related posts: IBM Is Building A Network To Drive The. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Technology Quantum Computing

How to predict the future success of new products?

Board of Innovation

Use the 'Value Disc' to predict the future success of new products. Making long term predictions is hard, but we'll teach you to make reasonable estimates. The post How to predict the future success of new products? appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Inspiration

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called ideation rate. Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Being on board with social evolutions

Beyond the Obvious

Every hot trend reaches a point I like to call the “Uncle Larry moment.” You know what I mean. It’s the juncture where one of your older relatives announces he’s taken up something that had seemed cutting edge, futuristic, and exciting up till that second.

Best Practices in Bioentrepreneurship Education

Innovation Excellence

Entrepreneurship education programs are expanding rapidly and recent polls indicate that 20-25% of B school applicants are interested in starting their own business.

Intrapreneurship is for employees, and business units at Deutsche Bahn

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Tobias Taut is venture builder at Deutsche Bahn. He explains how Deutsche Bahn Intrapreneurship includes both employes, and business units.

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Key Obstacles to Innovation Performance

ImagineNation

Innovation has become one of the most important factors for long-term success. Because of the fast pace of global innovation and change, organizations must improve their performance more frequently than ever before.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!