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Podcast S5E112: Simon Hill – What’s new at Wazoku

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak once again with Simon Hill. The last time we spoke with Simon , he was the CEO of Wazoku. Since then, he has also taken over the Open Innovation platform Innocentive.

Human-centred innovation in a digital world.

Paul Hobcraft

Today we are facing many current disruptions where we need to react fast and intelligently. There are many situations we are facing that are a race against time.

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How big is your reject pile?

Idea to Value

People are so obsessed with getting the “right” ideas. Instead, it is often much more effective to just have LOTS of ideas. This makes the likelihood that at least some of those ideas will be of high quality significantly more likely.

Revealing, Building And Emerging: We Need To Take A More Biological View Of Technology

Digital Tonto

What both the optimists and the Cassandras miss is that technology is not something that exists independently from us. It is, in fact, intensely human. We don’t merely build it, but continue to. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

What shapes your thinking?

Jeffrey Phillips

There's a famous saying, attributed to Marshall McLuhan, who is reported to have said - we shape our tools, and then our tools shape us. Supposedly Churchill said something similar, only about buildings. I think what was attributed to McLuhan is true - we shape our tools, and then they shape us.

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New Research Suggests That Humans Struggle With Subtractive Thinking

Game-Changer

Subtraction is the simplest, most common path to innovation. Whether it’s products, services or writing, simplifying is one of the greatest abilities of innovators. Do only certain people hold a monopoly on this very valuable skill? It seems so.

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SNP Case Study Highlights Plan for Creating an Integrated, Global Workforce

IdeaScale

Product innovation moves companies forward. It helps leaders collaborate to drive change and promote growth. . Business leaders constantly work to define new trends and increase the time it takes to get products out to customers.

Three Steps to Applying the A3 Problem-Solving Methodology

Kainexus

The A3 problem-solving methodology was first used by Toyota in the 1960s and later embraced by proponents of Total Quality Management, Six Sigma, Lean, and other systematic approaches to continuous improvement. "A3"

Lessons for Leaders from the Movie – “The Fundamentals of Caring”

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: This past weekend, I ended up doing what I really love doing – watch movies. One of the movies that I watched was the 2016 movie “ The Fundamentals of Caring ” featuring the unassuming Paul Rudd. The movie was based on a book.

This Is How You Don’t Develop An Organizational Culture

Game-Changer

How do you develop an organizational culture? It starts with practicing what you preach on a day to day basis; your values and beliefs. And you have to do that consistently, not every once in a while.

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

Podcast S5E111: David Robson – The Intelligence Trap

Idea to Value

Leadership Matters In More Ways Than One

InnovationManagement

No one is disputing the fact that leadership matters. In fact, there has never been a more critical time where leadership matters more than it does today. The post Leadership Matters In More Ways Than One appeared first on InnovationManagement. Leadership

Transformation is the Only Way to Really Change the Game 

Daniel Burrus

Steve Jobs of Apple once stated, “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” This mantra has resonated with hundreds of entrepreneurs and business leaders over the past decade since Jobs passed on.

The Power of Noticing

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: One of the key skills that we need to develop if we want to be leaders, in general, is our ability to notice things. This is a meta skill, that once we learn, can be extremely useful in many spheres of our lives (work, home, community, etc).

How Micro-Innovations Can Drive Breakaway Results

How do micro-innovations affect businesses' way of thinking? Those small acts of 'everyday innovation' are the stuff of greatness. Download the eBook today to learn more about micro-innovations and how they have influenced some of the biggest companies to date.

Great Managers Work For Their Employees

Game-Changer

As an employee, you can notice the difference when working for a manager that works for you; not the other way around. We’ve all had managers that seemed to believe that being authoritative is the way to lead people; it isn’t.

Why did Taylor Swift just re-record her chart-topping album?

Idea to Value

Taylor Swift is one of the world’s biggest music stars, having sold over 200 million records and receiving 11 Grammy awards. She is also respected for being a highly creative songwriter and performer.

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What Are The Six Traits of Highly Innovative Organizations?

InnovationManagement

I love meeting innovators. You meet all types: some of them are blue sky thinkers, some of them are feasibility buffs, some of them are incredible networkers and presenters, and some of them are shy and fascinatingly deep thinkers. The post What Are The Six Traits of Highly Innovative Organizations?

Can Industry 4.0 Bring 6th Sense to Inspection Activity?

Inspiring Next

Oh Really? Human ability to see when something is failing has become better through non-destructive evaluation methods.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

How Aerospace Giant Embraer Approaches Spin Outs

Innovation Leader

Only 23 miles separate Hollywood from LAX. During rush hour, this distance can take over one hour to traverse. However, EVE Urban Air Mobility imagines a future with air taxis that can make the trip in minutes

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Why is Hyper-personalization the way to reach customers?

mjvinnovation

To respond to these demands, hyper-personalization may be the ideal solution. Competitive parameters have changed, expanded, and taken intersectoral proportions. The consumer now compares the interactions with each brand with the best in the market in terms of experiences.

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Back to Basics - 6 Principles of Lean Healthcare

Kainexus

We spend a lot of time and effort on this blog digging into the details of how to start, spread, and sustain a Lean culture. We think it is important to get very specific about the Lean tools and techniques that produce measurable results for healthcare organizations.

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Podcast E23: Stop Telling People What To Do

Stephen Shapiro

Thought leaders for years have told people what to do. They write books, shoot videos, and create online training programs. Consultants on the other hand do all of the heavy lifting for their clients, implementing the solutions.

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Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

P&G’s Global Design Officer on How Design Inspires Experimentation

Innovation Leader

Why do we trust Mr. Clean, outfitted in a white t-shirt with one hoop earring, to clean our homes, or the family of blue Charmin bears to sell us toilet paper? We speak to Procter & Gamble’s Global Design Officer Phil Duncan to learn more

Managing ideas at scale: Key principles

The Future Shapers

Corporate innovation needs a strong supply of high-quality ideas that feed into a fast and effective ‘innovation opportunity discovery’ process.

Helping Kids Foster and Keep Creativity

Idea to Value

For most kids, being creative and imaginative is no problem. It seems to come naturally through play, exploration, and curiosity. You can probably even remember back to your own childhood and how effortless it seemed to come up with creative, fresh ideas no matter what you were doing.

4 Places to Find Your Next Big Idea

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Many entrepreneurs think innovating requires new knowledge, but sometimes it's a matter of looking in unexpected places. Innovation

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Reimagining Fundraising with innovation

Board of Innovation

How 14 leading NGOs teamed up to re-shape fundraising with innovation The year 2020 shook things up in ways no one would ever have thought possible. Countless NGOs who rely heavily on fundraising operations were facing immense challenges.

The Post-COVID Workplace: What to Expect Now and in the Future

InnovationManagement

As we start to think about a time when we can get back to the office and return to some sort of normalcy in the workplace, whether we are a startup or a well-established company, we will need to understand how we can best operate in a post-COVID workplace environment.

Corporate Innovators Talk Cost-Cutting and the Need to Reinvest in Innovation

Innovation Leader

During a recent conversation on the Clubhouse app, corporate innovators discussed weathering the COVID recession, pursuing breakthrough ideas, and corporate venture capital programs

Leading Large Scale Cultural Transformation

Rmukesh Gupta

I wanted to share this short video, in which Simon Sinek , in his usual style, shares the way he sees cultural transformation work.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!