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Innovation adoption in the technology lifecycle for Energy Translation

Paul Hobcraft

Building the systems enabling framework. Source: World Economic Forum. Technological innovation has a central role to play in the Energy Transition currently being undertaken throughout the world.

Leading Digital Transformation – The Interview

Braden Kelley

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Rob Llewellyn for his Leading Digital Transformation podcast, and discuss how most organizations fail at innovation because they fail at change. They may aspire to innovate but often struggle and continue … Continue reading → Change Digital Transformation Innovation

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Podcast S2E39: Bem Le Hunte – How we need to innovate our university education system

Idea to Value

In today’s episode, we speak with Bem Le Hunte about her interesting new university curriculum designed to enhance the creativity and innovativeness of her students.

The Global Climate Strike: A Call for Innovation

IdeaScale

Climate change is real but reversible. No matter where you live in the world, you have likely experienced more unusual weather lately. Whether that means temperatures that are hotter or cooler than normal or devastating storms, the reality of climate change can no longer be ignored.

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.

The Future of E-Commerce: Visual Search

Rocketspace

Imagine, you are on the train, and you see the person opposite you wearing the jacket you never knew you wanted. You turn to your phone to see if you can find it online, but what to type? How to describe this jacket? Blue, with white stripes? White with blue stripes? Mid-to-short length?

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The Digital Revolution Is Ending. Here’s What You Need To Do Now:

Digital Tonto

Digital technology has only been one phase of the journey of advancement. The most exciting things are still yet to come. Related posts: Why The Future Is Not Digital. Let’s Face Facts, The Digital. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Join Me at Innovation Leader’s IMPACT 2019 in San Francisco

Braden Kelley

Want to find out how to learn fast instead of failing fast? Join me in San Francisco, CA next month – October 22-24, 2019 at Innovation Leader’s IMPACT 2019, their annual conference where innovation leaders from organizations around the world … Continue reading → Change Design Innovation Training

Webinar to Highlight Best Practices from NASA’s Internal Crowdsourcing Journey

IdeaScale

Internal crowdsourcing can change how you do business.?. As a leader within your organization, you want to take every opportunity to foment an atmosphere in which an open exchange of ideas can take place, where people can give opinions without fear of retribution or ridicule.

The Limits of Artificial Intelligence

Game-Changer

There are 10 key technologies that will drive the Next Economy , the one that underpins them all is artificial intelligence. And while AI is already delivering value, many challenges are left to be overcome before it truly reaches its potential.

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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.

The music isn't in the piano

RTI Innovation Advisors

I was speaking with a long time colleague and trusted branding partner, Kevin Polonofsky from Revered recently about branding and marketing. We were specifically discussing the idea of training people to do specific tasks that they did not have time to do, or had no passion to do.

When to pull the plug and learn from failure

Innovation Excellence

Creating a new venture, championing a new process or offering a new course or program is exciting. However, statistically, it is more likely you will fail than succeed and there is a fine line between determination and pig-headed optimism. You might not have the skills to do what you love.

How to test whether your innovation strategy is socially responsible

Board of Innovation

Design an innovation strategy that takes sustainability, social impact, and integrity into account using our new tool and revised innovation sweet spot. The post How to test whether your innovation strategy is socially responsible appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Expertise

Crowdsourcing and APIs: Everything You Need to Know

IdeaScale

Crowdsourcing is the act of harnessing the power and work force of a crowd to accomplish a task. Lately, companies creating documentation for APIs have turned to crowdsourcing. Instead of companies hiring an entire documentation team, all that’s needed is one person to edit contributions.

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!

Market Demand, Not Just Technology, Create New Career Paths In The Next Economy

Game-Changer

I own a small collection of Air Jordan’s. I bought most of them in the resell market, which is projected to become a $6 billion business globally by 2025, according to a recent analysis from Cowen & Co. So, providing authentic sneakers to people like me is a big business!

Entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship? What do you think?

The Future Shapers

I have a particular interest in intrapreneurship. It seems to make a lot of sense. Everything a startup needs, such as money, clients, talent, channels, systems are already available in abundance in an existing business.

Increased R&D Doesn’t Mean Innovation

Innovation Excellence

A recent PwC study looked at a large rise in global R&D spending in 2018, more than a 17% gain over 2017. Many pundits shared the article as evidence of an innovation revolution despite the warnings in the article. Silly, huh? The piece states, “rising R&D spending is an indication that companies are committing to. Innovation R&D Customer Insight Inclusion of R&D teams

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Insurance technology trends that are shaping 2020

Board of Innovation

Read about the key challenges faced by insurance innovators as we discuss 5 trends that have been impacting the industry: AI, blockchain, digitization, personalization and data, as well as hiring and retaining technically skilled talent.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

A rigorous analysis of how the world’s largest brands – representing 21 different industry verticals – leverage their innovation programs to solve problems and surface opportunities, and the key role crowdsourcing plays in their success.

FDA Transforms the Workplace with Innovation Challenges

IdeaScale

The FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is the part of the agency that regulates over-the-counter and prescription drugs, including biologic therapies, to ensure that safe and effective medications are available to the people who need them.

3 Signs An Organization Isn’t Ready To Change

Game-Changer

Any talk about innovation inside organizations is mostly just that; talk. Because just like any individual that wants to make a change in his / her life, actually taking that step requires some reflection and clarity as to what you have to do to change; and you actually have to want to change. And it isn’t easy; because you have to change your habits. In the world of business, organizations fail because they miss the future.

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StratChat Webinar Replay with Hal Gregersen: Asking Great Questions

Strategyzer

Here's the replay of our StratChat webinar with special guest Hal Gregersen, executive director of the MIT Leadership Center and senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management and co-author of 'The Innovator's DNA'. Webinar

De-Risking Corporate Innovation by Using Suppliers

Innovation Excellence

In this column we have analyzed why it is nearly impossible for Corporate Innovation teams to successfully commercialize new products, services, and business models both within and outside of their core business at length.

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?

How Industry 4.0 inspires the packaging industry in three dimensions

Lead Innovation

The smart factory can do a lot. For example, to produce an individual product tailored to the customer's needs at the price of a mass product. The prerequisite for this is that machines and products are networked and can communicate with each other completely autonomously.

5 Annoying Admin Tasks You Can Outsource

The Human Factor

contributed post –. source. Every business has its fair share of admin – these are the organizational behind-the-scenes tasks that are essential for keeping a business afloat. Business owners can sometimes spend up to 40% of their time carrying out this admin.

Our Podcast Recommendations for Corporate Innovators

Innovation Leader

Our podcast, Innovation Answered, returns next week. Looking for more shows to binge in the meantime? Get five podcast recommendations for corporate innovators

Innovating for Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

100%Open

Albert Einstein once said that “the crisis is the best blessing that can happen to people and countries because the crisis brings progress”. Indeed, innovation is being brought about by global crises currently happening in the country and around the world today.

Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.