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When the Idea is Ahead of the Technology

Destination Innovation

Sometimes the idea is tremendous but it fails because of the current state of technology or infrastructure. Consider the common remote control for your TV set. The Zenith Radio Corporation launched the first wireless remote control for TVs in 1955.

Corporate Challenges to Innovation – How Do You Keep It Going


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.

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.

Launching your own innovation programme has never been this easy


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

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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The Metrics of Public Sector Innovation


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

Leaning into Change Management

Innovation Excellence

Change management used to refer to the practice of controlling changes to a system, but increasingly the term has come to be used more often to describe the profession and the practice of managing organizational change.


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

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.

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.

Giving Shape to the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation


The Innovation Manager

Group dynamics and ranking

Beyond the Obvious

Before we start ranking I want you to think about group dynamics for a second. Ideally you will have somewhere between five and ten people participating in your ideation group.

How to Create a Culture to Capitalize on Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Creating a Commercialization Culture A presentation by Jay Morgan, VP Global Innovation Bayer Consumer Care given at the back end of Innovation Conference, October, 2015. Jay Morgan shared his story of how Merck Consumer Care (now Bayer Consumer Care) began its innovation journey.

Here’s Why It’s So Hard It’s So Hard To Bring Science To Market

Digital Tonto

We need to get a lot better at bridging that gap between discovery and commercialization Related posts: We Need To Innovate The Science Business Model. The War On Science. Can America Renew Its. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Technology Entrepreneurship Innovation Science Startups

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.

Join Me Online Now at the FREE Change and Innovation Summit

Braden Kelley

I have exciting news! I was recently interviewed for the Change and Innovation Online Summit! As a featured guest I’m able to share FREE passes to the Summit.

Hack: Organize a Design Sprint

Board of Innovation

Read More. The post Hack: Organize a Design Sprint appeared first on Board of Innovation. 52 Hacks design sprint

Testing the Business Model

Mike Shipulski

Sometimes we get caught up in the details when we should be working on the foundation. Here’s a rule: If the underlying foundation is not secure, don’t bother working on anything else.

5 Simple Questions for Making Tough Life Decisions

Innovation Excellence

I was terrified, but I was comfortable. That was the way it felt almost 30 years ago when I started my first company. I was gainfully employed, making an extraordinary salary, had all the perks and privileges of an executive position in a thriving company at the age of 27, and yet I knew it.

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.

Open Innovation Platform for Singapore


Singapore is looking to ramp up its innovation efforts and therefore will soon be launching the Open Innovation Platform, a virtual crowdsourcing platform that aims to foster innovative ideas and narrow the gap between research and commercialization.

World Music Hackathon: Reengineering Music


Music is the universal language of mankind—a great uniter. It’s astonishing how music can connect souls, overcome barriers, and bring people closer. It is something that people who differ on anything and everything can have in common.

Forging our future through innovation

Guide 4 Innovating

I’ve been working in the innovation forge arena for coming up to sixteen years; relating, learning, designing, shaping and writing about innovation, trying to translate this into value for clients and their innovation challenges. Innovation Advocacy needs strong guidance.

How to Stop Your Corporate Innovation From Failing


We’ve all heard of innovation labs and the great things that can come from initiatives such as Google's X Research -- Delivered by Feed43 service

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 Innovative Internet of Everything and Everywhere

Innovation Excellence

No Place Left to Hide Everywhere you look around you, there’s a hidden world layered on top of the one you see. This world is made up of information and data, silently being measured, transmitted, and analyzed.

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Idea Hunt’s CEO Elia Mörling presents in London

How Plastic Has Changed Our World


“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

Innovation Labs: disruption, and new business models (2/4)

Rapid Innovation in digital time

4 types of innovation labs: following litterature review, we describe here the 1) Disruptive Labs. Next posts will cover 2) Rapid Innovation Labs, we move now to the 3) Open Innovation Labs, and 4) Innovation Culture and Intrapreneurship Labs.

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.

How to Keep Up With Constantly Changing Technology


Technology is a double-edged sword. On the brighter side, we have ever-changing and improving features because of the rapid evolution of technology. On the other hand, this very pace of technology and the rate at which it is getting updated can cause both developers and users to be left out and outdated if they do not keep up. Organization & Culture Go innovation Jaca Python Software Development technology trends

Why Startups Are The Best Way To Manage Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Innovation has become an imperative for corporations. The importance of having an innovative culture is something leaders no longer debate. In most surveys of corporate leaders, innovation is ranked among the top organizational priorities.

London Ventures Partnership


Today we formally launched a partnership with London Ventures - a joint venture that brings innovative private and third sector solutions to the public sector, using cutting-edge technology to reduce costs and improve the effectiveness of services. HunchBuzz is proud to be an affiliate partner providing idea management services to councils in the greater London area. Read more at London Ventures and HunchBuzz