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Vancouver Coastal Health Case Study: Generating Ideas to Create Sustainability in Healthcare


Creating a sustainable workplace is a concern across all industries. Preserving the environment and decreasing the carbon footprint is at the forefront of innovation efforts for many companies. Idea sharing is where innovation begins.

Podcast S5E121: Diana Kander – Unlocking the truth with curiosity to drive innovation

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with bestselling author, serial entrepreneur and innovation keynote speaker Diana Kander.


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Why every innovation plan will fail when it hits the market

Idea to Value

The boxer Mike Tyson once famously said: Everybody has a plan before they get punched in the mouth! While the original quote from 1987 was actually “Everybody has plans until they get hit for the first time.”, ”, the sentiment also applies to innovation projects.

Innovating For The Long Term

Digital Tonto

It’s become fashionable to bemoan the influence of investors and blame them for short-term and “quarterly capitalism,” but that’s just an excuse for failed leadership. If you look at the world’s most. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Quantifying the Value of Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Industry 4.0 is built on the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), which enables manufacturers to collect, analyze, and present real-time data and analytics in easy-to-understand and highly customizable formats.

Learning to collaborate in a rapidly changing world

Paul Hobcraft

visual from [link] collaboration-the-missing-standard/. We clearly need to find ways to navigate ourselves back into some (new) order, to stabilize the chaos we are in, or beginning to feel we are finally moving out of the crisis and chaos of the last 18 months.

How to use the 70-20-10 Rule to drive innovation within your business


How does your team allocate time to driving innovation within your business? . The 70-20-10 Rule is a strategy for determining how to allocate time and resources in order to make a successful innovation.

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16 scientifically proven ways to enhance your creativity

Idea to Value

People often think that science and creativity are not related. In fact, over the past few decades , a huge amount of research has begun showing us exactly what causes our creativity, what reduces it, and even what enhances it.

The problem with trend spotting

Jeffrey Phillips

I am a huge fan of trend spotting and scenario planning. Most companies simply do not understand the insight and the power that developing and interpreting trends and scenarios can provide.

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The Most Effective Way To Take Advice


How do you consider what advice to take? Just because you like and / or respect someone? At this point most everyone will take Elon Musk’s advice just because he’s Elon Musk; but you shouldn’t. The same goes for when you have a mentor or are seeking advice from various people.

[FREE] Business Case Template: Create a Business Case to Turn Your Idea Into a Funded Project


Creating a solid business case is integral to the success of any new opportunity. The right business case can mean the difference between funding your idea and floundering to make it a reality.

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!

5 Psychology-Backed Hacks That Train Your Brain to Be More Innovative

Entrepreneur - Innovation

As you try to open yourself up to new ways of thinking, you will find it easier to generate ideas for your business. Lifestyle

Business model innovation and positive social impact

Board of Innovation

Get to know GaiaGo: the cross-industry, disruptive business model advancing sustainable mobility, sustainable consumption and inclusive urban planning. The post Business model innovation and positive social impact appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Social Impact Circular economy

Learn the Best and Easiest Way to Mine Cryptocurrency


The Helium Network technology is an incredible technology building the People’s Network of IoT and now, 5G. You can also make up to $10,000 a month passively. Read on!

Using Concept Screening to Create New Products and Services for Your Business


Concept screening is one of the best ways to quickly filter through information and ideas to pick the best one for a particular situation . .

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

‘Inspired’ book by Marty Cagan, how to create tech products customers love

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Inspired by Marty Cagan guides you in your way to attract the right people, to build the right product with the right process. Design tech products customers love, and that will work for your business!

Which colours should you paint your office to be more creative?

Idea to Value

We know that our surroundings can impact our creative performance and ability to innovate. So how can we adjust our surroundings to help us to achieve our best work possible? Well, several pieces of research have looked at how colour around you affects your creative performance.

Start testing B2B ideas: The story of Health Catalyst


You’ve just had an incredibly productive brainstorming session with your team where you collectively came up with dozens of ideas for new business models.

In the Race Toward Hyperautomation, How Can You Avoid Being Left in the Dust?

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Use the increasing fusion of AI and robotics to your business's advantage. Prepare to Succeed


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.

How a Customer Empathy Map Can Help You Develop Better Products & Services


What is a Customer Empathy Map, and what are best practices, tools and online templates for teams and organizations? . It always surprises me that business leaders think they know what’s best for their customers without asking them.

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Why People Buy Innovation Management Software


Every year, IdeaScale analyzes our system and customer data and releases a report on crowdsourced innovation trends and benchmarks.

The Podcast Renaissance: How Podcasts Boost Creativity and Inspire Audiences

Idea to Value

Podcasts have become a familiar aspect of our cultural landscape. When they first emerged in the early 2000s, they were considered to be a niche concept and unlikely to compete with radio. However, a recent study found that 32% of Americans now listen to a podcast at least once a month.

5 Ways Lawyers Can Use Social Media to For Business Development


Social media might be construed as the plaything of swole bros and booty-happy influencers, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t an incredibly powerful business development tool for legal and professional services firms.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Why Diversity Matters for Strategic Execution

Cascade Strategy

Business strategy is a multifaceted discipline that relies on getting a wide number of things right. What makes the field so interesting is that it is a complex, infinitely variable puzzle that you have to solve and you don’t have all the information at your fingertips.

5 Steps to Run a Successful Virtual Brainstorm Session


Brainstorming is an art and science. Here’s how to help your virtual team generate and prioritize the best ideas. Over the past 25 years, I have run hundreds of brainstorming workshops for high-performing teams. My sessions are often part of larger strategy and innovation initiatives. But all sessions are focused on the same thing: generate, prioritize, and develop great ideas to create a big impact.

The “new normal” realities of engaging in post-pandemic strategy development.

Focused Momentum

Just as the last year presented unprecedented management challenges, post-pandemic strategy development conversations will face issues never experienced before. Here are three realities to consider as your organization prepares to re-engage in strategic planning.

Podcast E27: How Can We Clone Stephen Shapiro?

Stephen Shapiro

On today’s episode, we look into ways of “cloning” someone digitally. In particular, we discuss how to take the knowledge from someone’s brain and convert it into workable tools.

Achieve Manufacturing Digital Transformation

Survival of the fittest is linked not to size or strength, but to the ability to change, adapt, and seize opportunities. Factories are increasingly being relied upon to handle more complex operations to serve a broader range of products. To perform this effectively, smart manufacturing is key.

How Lawyers Can Automate Their Business Development Prospecting and Follow-Ups


95 percent of converted leads are reached by the sixth follow up attempt, but 44 percent of people give up after just one attempt.

Five Questions to Answer Before Crowdsourcing


As the director of the IdeaScale Crowd community, I recently had the opportunity to share some insights and best practices for innovators who are new to crowdsourcing, and may not have conducted their first campaign yet.

One of the Newest (and Most Tenured) KaiNexians Talk About Why They Joined (and Why One Stays)


In this blog post, we'd like to share two recent episodes from our KaiNexus Continuous Improvement Podcast


5 Proven Ways Your Commoditized Business Can Add New Value (Starting Today)

To survive, your commoditized business needs to find new ways of providing real, reliable value. Growth Strategies

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.