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Are We Turning Our Backs On Science?

Digital Tonto

When we turn our backs on science, we turn our backs on truth. Related posts: The War On Science. How Smart Businesses Are Turning Academic Research Into Profits. Can America Renew Its Commitment To. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Common Fears of Starting an Open Innovation Initiative and How to Resolve Them

HYPE Innovation

Adding external elements to an internal innovation program can prove a true rite of passage. The transition requires an open culture, employee empowerment, and executive commitment. In other words, considerable maturity (1). Open Innovation

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4 Questions That Enhance Your Intellectual Humility

Game-Changer

One of the greatest abilities every one should develop is to change one’s mind when they are wrong; this is called intellectual humility. And it is rare. It doesn’t come easy for any of us to accept we’re wrong.

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Making The Shift From System To Ecosystem

Innovation Excellence

When IBM first debuted its Watson system on the game show Jeopardy! in 2011, it was like something out of science fiction. Here was a computer that could not only understand spoken questions, but answer them faster and more accurately than the best human players.

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Driving Collaboration to Sustainable Innovation

Speaker: Wayne Kurtzman, Research Director, Social and Collaboration, IDC

Join Wayne Kurtzman, Research Director from IDC, as he reveals key insights from his recent research on the importance of collaboration, and discover how you can drive sustainable results through teamwork within your organization.

Is innovation culture the backbone of high-performing companies?

Exago

Nurturing a culture of innovation can be something of a challenge for companies today, especially across different functions. Yet organisations who do so successfully are more likely to be high-performers, according to a recent study. The post Is innovation culture the backbone of high-performing companies? appeared first on Exago. Blog business innovation collective intelligence employees innovation culture

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Drive Innovation by Disrupting the Existing Management Norms

InnovationManagement

Before being acquired by Facebook for US$1 billion, Instagram was just another photo-sharing app operating with insignificant infrastructure and a dozen employees. With the ever-increasing potential of modern technology, the next billion-dollar business could start from the comfort of someone’s home.

From Poland to Portugal, Ewa Kopczynska, an innovation globetrotter

Innovation Excellence

Ewa Kopczynska is a Partner and co-founder at E&D Knowledge Consulting, a consulting company specialized in knowledge management, innovation research, and change in innovation and technology.

Speed in innovation management: Why startups are faster than large companies

Lead Innovation

It is no secret that start-ups usually innovate much faster than established large companies. In this article you will learn why this is so and how the speed of innovation management in large companies can be increased. Innovation process

How SnapStrat Amplifies Existing Analytics Capabilities

SnapStrat

At SnapStrat we build predictive models and optimization algorithms for our customer implementations whenever necessary to improve outcomes of our customers’ most important decisions.

The 5 Competencies of Highly Innovative Organizations

Speaker: Dr. Ankush Chopra, Professor of Strategy, School of Management Fribourg

Professor Ankush Chopra studied over 100 companies in North America and Europe to seek answers to the above questions. He found that companies across the world use the same set of competencies to become successful innovators. In this webinar, he shows how you can use these insights to develop and lead an innovative organization.

Is Something Hindering Innovation in Your Company?

IdeaScale

Innovation is the lifeblood of any industry, and yet it can seem hard to find in an organization. The answer may be that your organization needs to be redesigned to allow the free flow of ideas. Ask yourself the following questions and consider what might need to change. Who Makes What Choices?

Start Here for Creative Leadership

InnovationManagement

How can leaders fight apathy or indifference in the workplace and create an environment where creativity and innovation can naturally flourish? The post Start Here for Creative Leadership appeared first on Innovation Management.

Rent My Life

Innovation Excellence

In a world where we can rent everything, why should we own anything at all? The liberal answer may say that modern democracies are based on private property. And, my mind goes immediately at John Locke and his natural rights. Do we need, or do we have to protect at least, private property?

Elon Musk and the future of the brain-machine interface

Lead Innovation

Elon Musk has had a lot to offer over the past 25 years, including an early online bank, solar roof tiles, a tunnelling machine, an electric car, a reusable rocket, and even an electric car shot into space with a rocket.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

Strategy & Culture: Here's How You Bridge The Gap!

Cascade Strategy

Back in April, we hosted Engage 2019 - our first ever Cascade conference. It was a huge hit, and many of you joined us either in person, or via our live stream.

How to Incite Creativity Amidst Your Team?

IdeaScale

“Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.” – Albert Einstein. Creativity is the true driver of innovation. In order to develop your business and always stay on top of the game with innovative ideas, promoting and preserving creativity in your team is of vital importance.

4 Ways Tech Is Innovating Ongoing Education for Businesses

InnovationManagement

Today's forward-thinking companies know that giving their employees access to ongoing education opportunities is an excellent way to prepare them to deal with changing circumstances in their industries.

How Behavioral Economics is Killing Innovation

Innovation Excellence

When my daughter Maya was in middle school, she decided to repeat a behavioral economics experiment featured in Dan Ariely’s book Predictably Irrational for her science project. In her experiment, she offered participants from the control group two options.

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.

13 Essential Process Improvement Tools

Kainexus

After many years speaking with leaders and managers looking to implement continuous process improvement tools in their organizations, we’ve learned a few things. The first is that every organization is different and what scores a home run for one, may not even get a hit in another.

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University Education – A New Model for a New Era

IdeaSpies

There are more than one million students enrolled in Australian Universities. The majority of these are undergraduate students chasing the dream of a better life. They have enrolled because they believe that if they graduate from University then meaningful employment will shortly follow. They believe this because it is an ingrained cultural narrative that if you go to University you will get a better job. The Problem.

Idea Bullies: Identifying and defusing them

The Future Shapers

I first realised I was an idea bully in my mid-twenties. Maybe I was sitting at a boardroom table, maybe I was on a Skype for Business call…either way, I was pitching an idea I was exceptionally invested in. I was certain I knew what was best and that was that.

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So You Think You Know Your Competitors? Think Again.

InnovationManagement

A brand-new car sold by a vending machine and a robot that brings in the laundry - in this article, we'll explore how to prepare for new competitors entering the market. The post So You Think You Know Your Competitors? Think Again. appeared first on Innovation Management.

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!

Build Trust Before Trying to Transform Your Organization

Innovation Excellence

I was recently invited by Accenture Strategy, along with other thought leaders such as Bruce Weinstein and Andrew Winston, to discuss its research on trust and competitive agility.

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How Location Can Determine the Success of Your New Business

The Human Factor

contributed post –. There are many reasons to start your own business: you get to be your own boss, work flexibly, and get paid for doing the things you love. Having the freedom of running your own business may be a lot more accessible than you think.

Portfolio Management - An Interview with Noel Sobelman

Moves the Needle

In this episode, we link up with Noel Sobelman, a corporate advisor, researcher, and writer on innovation effectiveness, to discuss portfolio management.

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Be the Bird

The Future Shapers

An idea has never run by itself. With all that it takes to innovate, it’s not the idea that makes the idea, it’s the team. The team is your most critical asset ever.

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

As a Product Manager, you probably have to deal with technical debt. Regularly. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided. Unexpected details pop up, as small as UX that needs clean-up, and as big as a previously unforeseen flaw in the infrastructure of a project. We have to accept that nobody gets away without some technical debt. And of course, the longer you take to deal with your technical debt, the more difficult it becomes to address fully. Feeling frustrated? Fortunately, we can take a step back, gain clarity, and see how the decisions we make impact our technical debt. Then, we can make decisions about how we want to balance technical debt with other priorities. Are we willing to live with some level of technical debt in order to ship product and meet deadlines? Can we mitigate technical debt to get to an MVP faster?