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How To Spot A Fraud

Digital Tonto

We need to have a healthy skepticism, especially with ideas we would tend to agree with. We should ask questions, explore alternative explanations of the same data and be open to additional evidence. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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5 Prerequisites for Sustainable Government Innovation

IdeaScale

Creating a thriving culture of innovation is difficult for any organization, but governments, in particular, can struggle with it.

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Podcast S3E61: David Burkus – Why your company should Pick a Fight

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak again with David Burkus about his new audiobook: Pick a Fight. We speak about why underdogs do so well, and what it takes to get your team to rally behind a cause.

Facing a Difficult Decision? Just Spin a Coin.

Destination Innovation

How do you go about making a really tough decision? Like whether to quit your job, buy a house or dump your boyfriend? You have weighed up all the options, written down the pros and cons, tossed and turned in your bed but still cannot decide.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Why Did This 17-Year-Old Turn Down $8 Million for His Coronavirus-Tracking Website?

Entrepreneur - Innovation

For some, it's not all about profit. At least not right now. News and Trends

First 3 predictions for post-COVID world

Jeffrey Phillips

I've just published a short paper on the likely future after COVID, and am exploring what the trend spotting and scenario development suggests to me. We need to be spending time understanding the emerging future and preparing for it.

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A Successful Approach to Corporate Innovation: ‘The 8 Ps of Innovation’

InnovationManagement

The business environment is becoming increasingly complex. Organizations have lived in a stable environment for many decades. The competitive advantage resulted from executing better than competitors. This is no longer the case.

Influence Cultures that Drive Innovation!

IdeaScale

Have you ever struggled to gain adoption of your innovation efforts? Have you had the organizational anti-bodies torpedo your good work? Do you struggle to gain alignment around your innovation programs? You are not alone.

Volkswagen Will Only Sell Its ID Electric Cars Online

Entrepreneur - Innovation

A new 'agency' model should make buying an EV more straightforward. News and Trends

Innovating in a Time of Uncertainty and Challenge

Innovation Excellence

Editor’s note: The article below encapsulates a sponsored research project titled, Innovation for a New Era , conducted by Patrick Deren, Matthew Grant and myself, that was completed prior to the Covid-19 pandemic.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

Reigniting Growth

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: As we slowly open up the world economy and learn to live with what has turned out to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, almost all businesses will be looking to figure out a way to grow their businesses as quickly as possible and as fast as the current situation will allow them to grow.

How Mind Mapping Boosts Your Creativity

InnovationManagement

Everyone has the power to be creative, but how can you bring your innovative thoughts to life? Discover how Mind Mapping can unlock your creative potential in this article. The post How Mind Mapping Boosts Your Creativity appeared first on InnovationManagement.

5 Prerequisites for Sustainable Government Innovation

IdeaScale

Creating a thriving culture of innovation is difficult for any organization, but governments, in particular, can struggle with it.

Learning to Manage Opportunity in the Unknown

Daniel Burrus

We all manage something in our lives. Whether we manage other people, an entire organization, sales or even just ourselves, management is part of our everyday lives and includes careful planning, well-thought-out direction and a sense of control.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Questions for the 4th Industrial Age

Innovation Excellence

Klaus Schwab said that we must develop a comprehensive and globally shared view of how technology is affecting our lives and reshaping our economic, social, cultural, and human environments. There has never been a time of greater promise, or greater peril.

SWOT Analysis: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats

Cascade Strategy

A SWOT Analysis helps you to discover the internal strengths and weaknesses of your organization. It also helps you to discover the external opportunities and threats that confront you. As such, it's an invaluable tool for performing both internal and external Strategic Analysis

Opportunity in Adversity: New Workplace Models in the Post-COVID World

InnovationManagement

COVID-19 and the resultant lockdown has effectively shattered the premise that people need to go to "office" to work. In an almost overnight digital shift, the entire workforce of companies shifted to remote work. Once the COVID threat is past, will we ever go back to business-as-usual?

How to Adjust Your Innovation Strategy to Accommodate Social Distancing

IdeaScale

At the beginning of the year, remote work was seen as either a luxury or a tool to give workers more flex time. Suddenly, with the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s become indispensable. Yet, it’s also thrown employers and employees into seemingly murky waters.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

A legacy of innovation

The Future Shapers

We have 11 years left, to drastically reduce our greenhouse gas emissions in the hope of avoiding disaster. How do we change our behaviour? What is my legacy as a leader? Where do we start? The post A legacy of innovation appeared first on The Future Shapers.

Inverse the Six Ws for Problem Discovery

Innovation Excellence

Identify the right problem. Who doesn’t love to solve a great mystery? After all, the greatest stories in history tap into that very desire to solve problems; the story presents a mystery and has you follow along as its characters search for the Six Ws.

How Changemakers Innovate Within Government Agencies

Innovation Leader

Innovators in the public and private sectors face many of the same challenges: There’s resistance to change and internal politics that can bog down progress. However, teams in the government may have tighter budgets that come directly from tax payer dollars.

Three New Tools You Need to Master to Build an Invincible Company

Strategyzer Innovation

Leading innovation is hard. It involves creating the right culture, guiding innovation teams, and investing in the right ideas and business models. Without the right toolkit, this would almost be an impossible task.

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How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Why Your Best Innovation Ideas Might Come From Nature

Stephen Shapiro

Don’t just look to other companies for inspiration, look in your backyard… Here in the United States, it’s Memorial Day Weekend. A time when we are outdoors enjoying nature. Maybe this is a great time to find some new innovations.

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What if we said no to our customers, once in a while?

The Future Shapers

Is the customer always right? What if the customer wants Cat Soup? Sometimes, it’s worth challenging the assumptions we make in our professional lives to see what ideas it might spark.

The OGSM template is a secret weapon that helps high performing teams growth

Innovation Excellence

The OGSM model (Objectives, Goals, Strategies and Measures) can help teams get on the same page and moving in the right direction. For the past 25 years, I’ve worked with hundreds of groups across dozens of big companies and startups.

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Jeffrey Katzenberg’s $1.7B Quibi Fail: A Case Study in Egotistical Leadership

Collectivecamp

Leadership is many things to many people

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

11 Templates for Brainstorming

InnovationTraining.org

These top ideation and brainstorming templates from Miro can be used with your team remotely or in the same room. Interested in templates for brainstorming that you can even use with a team online? In this guide we will share some of the most popular brainstorming frameworks.

Meet the yet2 Team – Congcong Xue

Yet2

This is one in a series of blog posts where we highlight members of the global yet2 team. We recently spoke with Congcong Xue , associate project leader , based in our worldwide headquarters, in Waltham, Mass. Q: What technology excites you the most these days?

Peloton Exec: Emerging From the Crisis Stronger Than You Went In

Innovation Leader

Few companies have experienced more of a surge of customer interest than Peloton Interactive, the maker of Internet-linked exercise bikes. We spoke to Rick Paster, Peloton’s VP of M&A Integration

Forever Employable: Building Invincible Careers with Jeff Gothelf, Tendayi Viki & Alex Osterwalder

Strategyzer Innovation

We often talk about invincible companies that are resilient to change. Particularly in the current environment. But these uncertain times also impact us as individuals, in our careers.

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.