Comment on Innovation Minute #25: How to Conduct Healthy Experiments by Fraser Liscumb

Stephen Shapiro

Natural born Innovator administrator and Analyst and actually have been part of change for the last 40 years in Canada to now innovation, R&D, start-up is now supported. When our Hub introduce Canadian government in 2002 to community incubator and accelerator thinking. More than agree with what you say.

There are Knowns and Unknowns in Innovation: Let’s Manage Them Differently

Paul Hobcraft

Secretary of Defense Donald Henry Rumsfeld, who mentioned: “unknown unknowns” (Rumsfeld, 2002). It becomes our task in delivering alternatives, in new varieties, updates, technology enhancement, or simply recognizing the lifecycle of the existing needs refreshing, changing or altering. The ability to prototype, changing an intangible concept into a working model, transforms the idea management stage. This quote is from the former U.S.

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Seven Companies That Failed to Innovate and What Happened to Them

IdeaScale

In 2002, Circuit City looked at the retail landscape, saw success in its future, and decided CarMax needed to be its own company. The mistake in innovation was to assume that minor cosmetic changes and rougher play were the only things sports fans wanted.

The Importance of a Diverse C-Suite

Game-Changer

This is incredibly problematic as our world and workplaces change because it only allows for one specific set of perspectives to be considered and heard. However, it is very rare that you see any change in that organization to actually support their claims.

Digital transformation examples

Board of Innovation

Dow Corning launched Xiameter in 2002 to comprise an online-managed, low-cost, no-frills sales channel for its commodity silicones, offering competitive pricing to customers willing to buy in bulk, without research or technical support. Digital transformation examples.

How the current patent system actually hurts innovation (and how patent trolls are being fought)

Idea to Value

For example, here is a patent granted to a person in 2002 for his description of “ How to swing on a swing “ Now, I’m no rocket surgeon, but I’m pretty sure I was swinging on a swing before 2002! But the biggest change to the system came in 2011, with the America Invents Act. He was awarded a patent for his design in 2002, and then spent several years trying to get licensing agreements or investors to monetise his idea.

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Corporate Vision: How To Translate Strategy Into Meaningful Execution

The Future Shapers

As soon as I answered the phone, Jon launched into a massive change of plan…. “Hi Similar to a ‘ north star’ the vision must provide clear direction to help people and teams successfully navigate change even in the most complex and challenging environments, keeping them on track at all times. A carefully constructed vision with the right characteristics (vision architecture) can also be a very flexible mechanism for change. Business Model Leading Change Strategic Thinking

Third Place and the Starbucks empire: the user experience at the heart of strategy

mjvinnovation

In 2002, in his book Celebrating the Third Place , Oldenburg classified the “popular coffee shop chain” as a facsimile of a third space, citing its “high volume and fast turnover operations that present an institutional environment at an intimate level.”.

How to Optimize Email Marketing for the New Normal of COVID-19

Brunner

billion email users daily (Statista, 2020), the changes in email user routines brought on by continued lockdowns are staggering. We know that consumers’ daily habits have changed, and since many people are opening more emails we want to ensure they’re engaging with them, too. Another change that we’re currently tracking in addition to email users’ routines and increased engagement is audience attention and interest.

Digital Twins: what it is, how it works, and the advantages of this technology

mjvinnovation

Originally, this term was coined by Dr. Michael Grieves in 2002. The situation changed in the 2010s, with the development of IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Cloud Computing. This is often a problem due to long steps and constant changes in production.

ISS Software GmbH and Wazoku partner to revolutionise the German insurance industry

Wazoku

We are hugely excited about the German market and the huge potential for this partnership to drive real change and bring great value to the German insurance sector,” said Simon Hill, CEO of Wazoku. Set up by Sopra Steria AG in 2002, ISS Software GmbH provides its customers with more than technical excellence, expertise and cost reduction.

Moneyball for Innovation Part 1: A New Set of Metrics for Measuring Real Innovation

The Vault

The bestselling book by Michael Lewis, as well as the movie of the same name, written by Aaron Sorkin, tells the compelling tale of how the Oakland A’s baseball team adopted/developed the Moneyball concept in 2002, and thereafter enjoyed a decade of success way out of proportion to the relatively small budget they had for players. Moneyball ….

A brief history of work, innovation and skills in the UK

Wazoku

The need for people and organisations to innovate has always been there but what’s much harder to comprehend, and therefore navigate, is the rapid pace of change we’re experiencing, on a scale we’ve never seen before. Promoting change of any kind was seen as a threat to the established order.

Innovation Networks – Needed Now More Than Ever

The Inovo Group

Changing Organizational Behavior in a VUCA World. The most important job that an internal network needs to accomplish is to cause changes in company knowledge and behavior. How should we change? How does work change in the new world of automation and the gig economy? Each one deals with an area of tremendous change and transformation. Cultivating Communities of Practice ; Harvard Business Review Press; January 8, 2002. Norton & Company; May 2002.

Become proactive instead of reactive with Future Designs

mjvinnovation

program, published a brilliant model of social change stories in an obscure journal, Perspectives on Cross-Cultural Psychology. He revisited this model in Advancing Futures (2002). Transformation — new technology, business, or social factors that change the game”.

Has COVID-19 led us into a Collapse scenario?

mjvinnovation

program, published a brilliant model of social change stories in an obscure journal, Perspectives on Cross-Cultural Psychology. He revisited this model in Advancing Futures (2002). Transformation — new technology, business, or social factors that change the game”.

Research in 3D printing innovation

Open Innovation

In many ways, 3D printing research reminds me of open source software research in 2001 or 2002. Thierry Rayna described how 3D printing is changing business model innovation, while Letizia Mortara talked about classifying 73 different maker spaces into 13 categories. Frank Piller (photo by Joel West) On Tuesday, Frank Piller and I hosted a successful workshop on 3D printing at RWTH Aachen.

Why Resilient Companies Embrace Strategic Innovation

Legacy Innovation Group

Those companies — names like Boeing, Kellogg, Procter and Gamble, IBM, and Whirlpool — have remained because of one thing — a willingness to do whatever it takes to remain relevant and resilient, including constant change and adaptation. Ensuring the flexibility and capability to respond rapidly to changing market situations, business climates, technology enablers, and other external factors. Why Resilient Companies Embrace Strategic Innovation. Dec 15, 2014 | Anthony Mills.

The Past and Future of Experience Design

Boxes and Arrows

Ten years ago, when I wrote The Making of a Discipline: The Making of a Title, 2002, there was a big debate on: Is experience design about online and mobile interfaces or is it something more? Started by Clement Mok and Terry Swack, and supported by Ric Grefe, this group of people met periodically for several years to talk about the changes in the above industries and how to both manage and communicate them.

Patent Quality and Utility Essential to Patent Owners

Anaqua

So, as we look at USPTO patent statistics for 2018 as analyzed in Anaqua’s AcclaimIP , while there were few significant changes in the numbers, other factors come into play. Further, there were 376,610 US applications published in 2018, which is only 1,900 more than 2017, barely a ½ percent change. And it’s not just the past year that has seen minimal change - looking back over the past five years, the number of published applications has not fluctuated significantly.

2018 Patent Analysis: Patent Quality and Utility Essential to Patent Owners

Anaqua

So, as we look at USPTO patent statistics for 2018 as analyzed in Anaqua’s AcclaimIP , while there were few significant changes in the numbers, other factors come into play. Further, there were 376,610 US applications published in 2018, which is only 1,900 more than 2017, barely a ½ percent change. And it’s not just the past year that has seen minimal change - looking back over the past five years, the number of published applications has not fluctuated significantly.

Regulations Work – Applaud SOX and Dodd- Frank

Adam Hartung

One major finding is that the makeup of Boards is changing, for the betterment of investors – and most likely everyone else in business. Boards once had members that almost never changed. But this has changed. According to NACD, 72% of public boards reported they either added or changed a director in the last year. Thus, after 13 years of regulatory implementation, we are seeing change in corporate governance.

From the Rock Market to the Stock Market

The Future Shapers

The Future Shapers and our innovative platform intend to change this. Then post-Napster and the introduction of the Apple Music store, Pandora, Spotify and so on, the link between recorded and live revenues was severed, a trend spotted by David Bowie in 2002 when he told The New York Times, “Music itself is going to become like running water or electricity. We’re asking you, our technologists and agents of change, to fund this new model of innovation thought leadership.

Disrupting Markets – Why PayPal Is Worth More Than Ebay

Adam Hartung

in 2002 , in order to grease the wheels for faster ecommerce growth. But times have surely changed. And emerging competitors like Apple Pay and Google Wallet will surely change the market further – while aiding its growth. Meanwhile Paypal is the leader in a rapidly growing market that is likely to change the face of not just how we pay, but how we do personal and business finance. eBay was once a game changer.

Spotting Innovation Opportunities

ITONICS

Disruptive technologies or innovations boost new business models that change the game of existing industries like the space industry (SpaceX), the music industry (Spotify), the film industry (Netflix) or the banking sector (FinTechs), just to name a few. In addition to transforming a whole industry, disruptive business models also push and promote paradigm changes. What are the driving forces of change?

Do Not Follow the Herd – Sell McDonald’s and Microsoft

Adam Hartung

Changing accounting for depreciation, inventory, real estate holdings, revenue recognition, new product launches, product cancellations, marketing investments — the list is endless. That’s why accounting changes are often called “financial machinations.” We don’t like to hear about large market leaders losing their strength, because it signals potentially difficult change. When the CEO was changed value jumped to $48/share by October, 2014.

Conceptual Models in a Nutshell

Boxes and Arrows

Operations: Calendars would have operations like examine , print , create , change view , add event , delete event. & Henderson, D.A., “ Conceptual Models: Begin by Designing What to Design ”, Interactions , Jan-Feb 2002. • Johnson, J. & This article explains what conceptual models are and describes the value of developing a conceptual model of a software application before designing its user interface. Conceptual Model: a Model for Users’ Mental Model.

Innovation – Why Bezos Succeeded, While Lampert Failed at Sears

Adam Hartung

Quick Rundown: In January, 2002 Kmart is headed for bankruptcy. Newspapers are a dying business, and Bezos could not change that fact. Media is under change, and that change is being created by technology. And nobody can hope to change a trend. Last week Sears announced sales and earnings. And once again, the news was all bad. The stock closed at a record, all time low.

The Power of Collaboration

Boxes and Arrows

Eber Hampton (2002) The Circle Unfolds, p. As I have moved forward with my career and my teaching and I see so many changes in the world of design, I think that more and more we may find ourselves in a position where we may have to challenge ourselves to find those universals. User-centred Graphic Design: Mass communications and social change. A quote that I stumbled on during grad school stuck with me.

Faceted Finding with Super-Powered Breadcrumbs

Boxes and Arrows

I believe Integrated Finding Breadcrumb design is more intuitive and resourceful than other faceted breadcrumb solutions due to the following key design recommendations made based on several years of designing and researching finding interfaces: Combine hierarchical Location & Attribute breadcrumbs Use Change instead of Set-Remove-Set Automatically retain relevant query information Label breadcrumb aspects Make it clear how to start a new search Allow direct keyword manipulation.

Designing for Social Interaction

Boxes and Arrows

8 In both 2002 and 2007, a study of 1,178 adults found that on average, people had about 10 friends they meet or speak with at least weekly (10 strong ties). Some people believe that this is changing, that the web is making us closer to more people. It took both the telephone and the mobile phone 15 years to amass 100 million users, but Facebook did it in 9 months.

Emotional Design with A.C.T. - Part 1

Boxes and Arrows

The content conveys the message, but the look and feel change how that message is interpreted, altering the meaning. 2002). As UX professionals, we strive to design engaging experiences. These experiences help to forge relationships between the products we create and the people who use them. Whether you’re designing a website or a physical product, the formation of a relationship depends on how useful, usable and pleasurable the experience is.

How to Use Gamification in Mobile App Onboarding

Boxes and Arrows

The word ‘ gamification ‘ first appeared in 2002 and was popularized in 2010. None of the rewards mean anything—I don’t get a ‘better’ Snapchat or TripAdvisor experience for these achievements—but they change my behavior regardless. Playing games is a human impulse. People get a kick out of competing, collecting things, and finishing tasks. You can apply game design elements to anything, which is called gamification.

IA Summit 10 - Richard Saul Wurman Keynote

Boxes and Arrows

He encourages the design community to take initiative and solve big problems rather than make small changes incrementally. Several conversations were about minutia change in their life so they could make things just better. The modality is just an add-on, and it’s going to change in 10 minutes. Fears about changing jobs. I sold in 2002, the same way I’ll sell this banana later on. Change is somewhat what this whole talk is about.

The Orange Socks Story I’ve Never Written Before

BrainZooming

Yesterday marked a momentous day professionally, that seemed big on the day it happened, but not as life-changing as it has become. When the Fast Company article appeared in January 2002, someone came to my office to ask if I’d seen it. On October 22, 1997, I wore orange socks for the first time. Current Orange Socks. The occasion was presenting our first strategic market plan at Yellow Transportation (whose name was Yellow but whose color was orange) to the senior leadership team.