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My own transformative dynamics of disruption

Paul Hobcraft

The Gordian Knot We Are All Facing. I can honestly say I have been back at school for the past months. This remote learning stuff has been hard, challenging but stimulating. Let me tell you about this as it recognises how things are changing in our world and certainly in my world, in particular.

What Will the Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 Be on Digital Transformation?

IdeaScale

Overview: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is still being felt in digital transformation, yet already we’ve seen changes, including expanded rollouts of remote working systems, more targeted deployment of IT resources, a more robust privacy and cybersecurity response, and more acceptance of mobile and web apps as productivity tools.

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Building an Agile & Innovative Organization

Idea to Value

In recent years, more and more companies have realized the need for innovation as they’ve seen businesses all around them, and perhaps even their own business, being disrupted.

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Examples of Lateral Thinking in Marketing

Destination Innovation

Brand marketing offers tremendous scope for lateral thinking. In the UK there are several price comparison sites for services such as car or house insurance. How can you differentiate yourself? One of the most well-known brands is Comparethemarket.com.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

4 Things Every Leader Should Know About Making Decisions (But Most Don’t)

Digital Tonto

Being in a position of responsibility means that you have to make decisions without all the facts, in a rapidly changing context, often in a compressed time frame. You do so in the full knowledge. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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The essential five sense-making steps in any innovative transition

Paul Hobcraft

Today’s call is for more ‘search, scope, speed, stretch and scale’ irrespective of the challenge being worked upon. These are essential steps in any transformation work, in any innovation undertaken to take discovery through to commercialisation.

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Abilene’s paradox: How we decide to do things nobody really wants

Idea to Value

Have you ever been in a situation where you think nobody likes the decision which everyone agreed to? This might be explained by the Abelines Paradox. Coined by management expert Jerry B.

The best of times or worst of times for innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

Lately, when I talk to people in large organizations, universities and corporations, I feel like I'm in the middle of a country western song, or a Dickens novel. People and leaders tell me they are distracted, dismayed, disappointed, exhausted, and wondering what the future will hold.

The Economics of Disinformation

Digital Tonto

We have blundered into a situation in which we increasingly see—and believe—things that aren’t true. We have essentially created a global village at war with itself. At its core, the solution to the. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

My multipliers for innovation at the Front End of Energy

Paul Hobcraft

Following my last post, “ I aim to put more innovation into the front end of Energy “, I want to outline why I am focusing increasingly on this front end of the energy transition (FEE) within my innovation work.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Webinar: How United Way Served Community Needs During the COVID-19 Crisis

IdeaScale

Overview: Join us Sept 14, 2021, 11 AM PST on Zoom as we discuss how the United Way Worldwide (UWW) innovation team used innovation strategy to fight the “invisible problems” and downstream effects of COVID-19. The Tsunami After An Earthquake.

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Every story is the same: The Hero’s journey

Idea to Value

What do Frodo Baggins, Luke Skywalker, Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz, Hansel & Gretel, and Hercules all have in common? Their stories all follow a well-worn path, and in some cases are nearly identical. In fact, once you know it, you will see this template for stories nearly everywhere.

Why innovation must become the new core competency

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been thinking a lot lately about innovation in corporations, first, because that's what I've been doing for close to twenty years, and second, because I kept wondering when the switch would flip and we'd see more consistent innovation from large corporations on a continuing basis.

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Solving The Productivity Puzzle

Digital Tonto

In theory at least, reviving productivity shouldn’t be that complicated. It seems that everything we need to do we’ve done before. We built the most effective scientific architecture the world has. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

What is your sickcare technology burnout impact factor (BIF)?

Innovation Excellence

Guest Post from Arlen Meyers A group of former and current providers convened recently to discuss how digital transformation can be both contributing to and alleviating burnout. Technofatigue, innovation fatigue and change fatigue are as ubiquitous as the Delta variant in unvaccinated people.

Calculating the ROI of an Idea: Ideas That Saved Time

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing and open innovation initiatives are vital by bringing vast stakeholders together to share ideas on complex problems and opportunities. Much of the focus is set on engaging the crowd yet deciding which ideas to take a risk on requires data on the likely impacts and costs. .

How “Tip of your tongue” moments help explain creativity

Idea to Value

Have you ever had a situation where you were in an argument with someone, but couldn’t find the perfect thing to say. And then hours (or even days) later, the perfect response pops into your head for what you should have said back then.

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How To Work With People Who Don’t Care As Much As You Do

Game-Changer

Are you annoyed by co-workers who are not as passionate as you are about your job? Who, by your standards, don’t care as much as you do about their jobs? Oh yes! Those of use who are passionate about what we do have a different energy and vibe; it overflows from us.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

How Data Can Help Customize the User Experience

Derrick M. Johnson

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Space Inspiration and Innovation

IdeaSpies

Four non-professional astronauts launched into space this month on the Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon crew ca. Feed generated with FetchRSS

6 Tips on Giving Effective Feedback to New Ideas

IdeaScale

Encouraging creativity is one of the key challenges of innovation strategy. Yet, not every idea is going to be feasible.

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Podcast S6E131: Colin Hunter – Building playgrounds for innovation

Idea to Value

On this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Colin Hunter, CEO of Potential Squared and author of the upcoming book Be More Wrong.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Being Wrong Is Not A Bad Thing, It’s A Good Thing

Game-Changer

Last week I wrote about how to take the sting out of failure. Today, I want to share with you snipet of a speech on success and how failure drives it. It all starts with mistakes, we’re taught in school (this needs to change) that giving wrong answers and making mistakes is bad.

Venture building as an innovation strategy

Board of Innovation

How venture building can be used as an innovation strategy. The post Venture building as an innovation strategy appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Innovation strategy

Life Lessons from The Last Lecture of Randy Pausch

Rmukesh Gupta

This was the title of the last lecture delivered by Randy Pausch at the Carnegie Mellon University lecture hall. He was terminally ill and only had a few days to live.

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2021 IdeaScale Innovation Management Award Winners

IdeaScale

For 2021, IdeaScale has three new winners of the Innovation Management Awards: TriHealth for engaging nearly 80% of their workforce; Grant Thornton for pioneering work in automation; and Graybar for an exemplary innovation process. Best Innovation Process: Graybar.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Podcast S6E130: Esther Gons – Innovation Accounting

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Ether Gons, Founder of GroundControl and author of the Corporate Startup (with Dan Toma) and Innovation Accounting.

Why Is Great Customer Service Rare?

Game-Changer

What makes a business stick positively in the mind of its customers? It’s many things, but I’d argue that service is a big sticking point. Providing a great customer service will never be bad business , and boy do most businesses have a lot to improve in this area.

Video Marketing: How To Maximise Your Reach

IdeaSpies

Video marketing has become an important strategy for many businesses in today's digital world. There are about 5 billion videos vi. Feed generated with FetchRSS

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Nominal Group Technique Training

InnovationTraining.org

Learn about this group problem-solving and solution generating approach. Teams that struggle to be productive and efficient in brainstorming and problem-solving sessions may be interested in the nominal group technique (NGT).

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!