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Leaders will invest less in transformational innovation due to fears over the economy

Idea to Value

One of the biggest questions I am getting from businesses at the moment is what the potential impact of a recession or the slowdown of the economy might have on their innovation efforts.

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7 Innovative and Inspiring Examples of Brand Repositioning

IdeaScale

It’s not ideal, but it’s a reality—some businesses hit a point of no return. Their core products are no longer relevant, the wave there are riding has crashed, or their demographic’s needs have shifted. While some businesses throw in the towel, others explore entirely new business models.

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The needs of Innovation Coherence

Paul Hobcraft

The needs of Innovation Coherence. Innovation often fails to align with strategic needs. It is a known, well-discussed fact.

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ChatGPT did not write this blog

Jeffrey Phillips

There are a lot of folks thinking about the implications of ChatGPT, the new AI that has many writers worried about losing their jobs. I've seen posts online where people provided prompts to ChatGPT and found the resulting document to be comparable to a well-written, college level paper.

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Fail Well, Pivot Fast: Product Experimentation for Continuous Discovery

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Head of Product Strategy & Design Practice, Kuroshio Consulting

This presentation will explore the basics of the scientific method and examine how proper experimental design, multiple hypothesis testing, cohort analysis, and split testing can effectively reduce batch size and lead to validated insights. You'll leave the webinar with a new understanding of how to experiment in a way that generates real insights, not just noise.

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4 Signs Your Industry Might Be Disrupted

Digital Tonto

In the 1920s the Teapot Dome scandal rocked Washington. The Secretary of the Interior, Albert Bacon Fall, was found to have corruptly leased Navy petroleum reserves to private companies.

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Benchmarking Innovation Impact, from InnoLead

Paul Hobcraft

credit InnoLead and KPMG I have always welcomed the KPMG LLP-sponsored InnoLead benchmarking report; this is for the third year.

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Smart Office Tools and Technology to Drive Innovation in 2023

IdeaScale

With each new year comes exciting new office tools and technology. Implementing new technology is essential for remaining competitive in the ever-evolving landscape of the modern workplace.

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Lessons in Candour from Pixar’s Braintrust

Destination Innovation

Ed Catmull In his book Creativity Inc., Ed Catmull, President of Pixar Animation and Disney Animation, explains the important role of the ‘braintrust’ in the creative success of Pixar. He starts by stressing the importance of candour. It is essential for open and honest discussion. The opposite of candour is reserve and there are many reasons why people should be reserved.

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Magnetize Your Team: How CEOs Can Attract the Right Leadership by Being the Right Leader

Tullio Siragusa

Magnetize Your Team: How CEOs Can Attract the Right Leadership by Being the Right Leader It’s been often said that a CEO’s success depends on hiring the right team, but this blog isn’t about that.

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We are possibly at a series of inflexion points. Here’s one

Paul Hobcraft

A shift in managing differently , a possible inflexion point We are possibly at a series of inflexion points in our current business environment. Here’s one you will be required to address.

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Designing For Engagement: Revive Your L&D Strategy with Gamification, VR, and More

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer, Userlane

In this fireside chat, leading L&D experts Stephen Baer & Luke Talbot will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

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A.I. can now use text prompts to design new proteins which don’t exist in nature

Idea to Value

There is so much hype around Artificial Intelligence tools and what they are able to create in the fields of creativity. One of the most recent examples which is taking the world by storm is by using text prompts, either to create new text or even to create new images.

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How can you map out your Innovation Mix by Category and Level?

IdeaScale

Innovation can be optimized by taking a strategic approach to your innovation mix. Creating an innovation strategy leaves room for organic innovation, but ensures your approach is proactive and built with sustainability in mind.

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Self-Righteousness Isn’t A Strategy

Digital Tonto

In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt makes the point that many of our opinions are a product of our inclusion in a particular team. Because our judgments are so closely intertwined with our identity, contrary views can feel like an attack.

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Maximizing Venture-Backed Company Success: The Importance of VC Investment in Operating Partners

Tullio Siragusa

Maximizing Venture-Backed Company Success: The Importance of VC Investment in Operating Partners Venture capital (VC) firms have long been a key source of funding for startup companies, providing the necessary capital to help these businesses grow and succeed.

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The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

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Fears of those unknowns

Paul Hobcraft

The fear of the unknowns explodes upon those not ready When the established order begins to creak and dismantle, seemingly in front of our eyes, those fears of the unknown can kick in, especially if you have been used to managing in an established (slowly) evolving way for most, if not all, of your business life.

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Stereotype Threat: Why people perform worse at some tasks based on their identity

Idea to Value

Have you ever heard that women are bad drivers? Or that Asian students are good at math? Or that people who work in accounting are not creative?

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The latest 20 Nuclear Ideas shared by IdeaSpies

IdeaSpies

Nuclear is a hot topic now and these are the latest 20 nuclear ideas posted by our Idea Spies. All the ideas are explained simpl (Feed generated with FetchRSS

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Using Limits to Become Limitless

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Rachel Audige While it dates back to the 1970s, the expression ‘think outside the box’ is still in vogue.

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Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

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The Ultimate Guide to the Phase-Gate Process

Viima

While improvisation might bring the zest to a comedy performance or to your Saturday night’s Bolognese sauce, in the world of innovation a systematic approach is the way to go. And the zest here is a fitting and well-thought-through innovation management process.

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Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

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How to Overcome a Possible Economic Recession with Continuous Improvement

Kainexus

At the outset of 2023, concerns about economic conditions and a possible worsening recession are top of mind for most business leaders.

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Lead Scoring in B2B Sales: Transforming the Process with Design Thinking

Tullio Siragusa

Lead Scoring in B2B Sales: Transforming the Process with Design Thinking Lead generation and qualification is a critical aspect of B2B sales success, but it’s also a time-consuming and complex process.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Is Futurology a Pseudoscience?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Art Inteligencia Futurology (aka Future Studies or Futures Research) is a subject of study that attempts to make predictions and forecasts about the future. It is an interdisciplinary field that draws from a variety of sources, including science, economics, philosophy, and technology.

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Implement Anticipatory Solutions Instead of Reactive Responses

Daniel Burrus

In years past, many businesses have succeeded with an agile, reactive approach to business where they respond to climate, competition, and social circumstances in an “after the fact” way. This focus was predominantly on responding to disruptions as they came in, putting out fires to solve issues.

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Helping discover your innovation pathway

Paul Hobcraft

You need to discover your innovation pathway. I started posting my thoughts on innovation in August 2010.

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Lean Continuous Improvement: Increase Productivity in 2023

Kainexus

If our conversations with business leaders are any indication, the theme of 2023 is how to get more productivity out of existing resources. The uncertain economy and difficult labor market are forcing leaders to think creatively about increasing productivity this year.

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A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

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Rules for Brainstorming: A Guide to Effective Brainstorming

Viima

Brainstorming is one of those hyped terms that these days has a reputation of its own because of the controversy surrounding it. Is it just a shallow activity, organizations do when they are stuck in a rut? Or is there an efficient way to go about it without wasting time?

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Hyper-Innovation

Innovation Excellence

A Change Management Strategy for Better, Faster Ideas GUEST POST from Douglas Ferguson The nature of innovation is that it is a hyper-fluid force that is never fully predictable. A well-curated change management strategy helps to harness the power of innovative change.

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The Greening of Aviation: Which Sustainable Fuels Hold the Most Potential?

Wellspring

The aviation industry’s carbon footprint accounts for 2.1% of all carbon emissions and 2.5% of greenhouse gases. Aviation has proven one of the hardest industries to decarbonize, but it’s important to keep trying, as commercial and freight aviation collectively made up 3.5%

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Where will Innovation Management Software go?

Paul Hobcraft

Where will Innovation Management Software go? This morning I decided to have a chat on ChatGPT on the future of Innovation Management Software, I asked a number of questions in a short series and can well-relate to the answers provided incredibly quickly. What do you think?

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Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.