2017 Thinkers50 Nominations Now Open

Braden Kelley

Every two years Suntop Media ranks the top 50 management thought leaders and bestows the Thinkers50 Global Ranking of Management Thinkers. The ranking relies on nominations and voting from the community, meaning that the public decides who is selected. Click … Continue reading → Innovation authors digital transformation keynote speakers management thinkers nominations organizational change thought leaders Thought Leadership Top 10 writers

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Five Must-Attend Innovation & Tech Conferences in 2017


So, to help you pick, we’ve selected 2017’s most fascinating, compelling innovation conferences to mark on your calendars. Disrupt 2017. The post Five Must-Attend Innovation & Tech Conferences in 2017 appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice conferences disrupt 2017 future festival global innovation summit inc. Conferences let you meet the latest and greatest in innovation. Tech conferences are where innovation can truly kindle.


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Top Posts of 2017

Digital Tonto

The articles you liked the best over the past year Related posts: Top Posts of 2016. Top Posts of 2013. Top Posts of 2012. Top Posts of 2015. Top Posts for 2014. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Top Posts


big, Big, BIG announcement: the Innovation and Creativity Summit 2017

Idea to Value

After working on this in secret for months, I am thrilled to finally be able to tell you about the most exciting event of 2017: The Innovation and Creativity Summit 2017. link]. I’ve put together more than 45 brand new interviews with some of the world’s most thought-provoking experts so you can learn their secrets of understanding creativity, managing innovative teams and leading to create a real culture where innovation doesn’t die, but thrives.

Building A Collaborative Innovation Playbook

Speaker: Greg Satell, Innovation Advisor, Speaker and Author

From his newly released book, Greg Satell has researched how people and organizations successfully innovate. We are excited to have Greg join us for a session that will draw upon these insights and provide a playbook for how to define the right innovation strategies for your organization to overcome the specific challenges that your organization faces and dramatically improve your innovation effectiveness.

Nominate the Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2017

Innovation Excellence

Innovation News Social Media 2017 authors bloggers contests Innovation Bloggers internet Lists Thought Leaders Top 40 writersInnovation Excellence loves making innovation insights accessible for the greater good, because we truly believe that the better our organizations get at delivering value to their stakeholders the less waste of natural resources and human resources there will be. As a result we are eternally grateful to all of you out there who take the.

How to Take Advantage of AI Innovations in 2017

Innovation Excellence

Gabor Veres walks us through the improvements in tech innovation in 2016, how AI will influence work in 2017 and provides strategies for leaders to take advantage of these innovations and advances in technology. Build Capability Disruption Innovation Management Processes & Tools Strategy Technology 2017 ai Artifical Intelligence technology Trends Workflow Efficiency

2017: Collaboration Is No Longer A Choice, But An Imperative

Digital Tonto

In the new business environment that's emerging, the best way to become a dominant player is to be an indispensable partner. Related posts: The New Era Of Cognitive Collaboration. Building Creative. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts Technology Collaboration Innovation

Game-Changer’s 10 Most Popular Posts of 2017


2017 was a good year in many ways. And as I’ve done in years past, here are the 10 most popular posts of 2017. For one, it was my 10 year anniversary as a blogger ! Yes, I’ve been writing Game-Changer since 2007. A Critical Measure of Innovation: Leadership and Priorities. Either You Drive Disruption Or You’re Outpaced By It. We Need To Think About Failure Differently To Drive Innovation. Innovation Is The Opposite of What We’re Pretending The Word Means.

Five IoT Startups to Watch in 2017


The Internet of Things (IoT) industry is widely expected to become a multi-trillion dollar industry within the next decade, so it's no surprise that many of the world's top aspiring entrepreneurs are looking to make their mark in the world of IoT, and that corporates are keeping an eye out for promising partners that can help them take ad advantage of IoT innovations. Trends Internet of Things (IoT

A Strategic Approach to Open Innovation

Speaker: Jeffrey Phillips, Senior Consultant, OVO Innovation

This action-packed session examined the critical questions you should ask as you establish an open innovation framework: which technologies or ideas? Which partners and how many? Which methods? By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new products to market more quickly. This was a great session you don’t want to miss.

How Corporate Innovators Can Navigate Risk and Uncertainty in 2017


administration now in office and trade negotiations beginning for Brexit, 2017 is poised to be a year of extreme uncertainty. With a new U.S. But despite the risks, corporate innovators are bound to forge on and discover new opportunities for R&D and expansion. Intrapreneurship Trends Innovation Models

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Wrap Up Those 2017 Loose Ends and Finish the Year Strong

Braden Kelley

As 2017 comes to a close, perhaps you are a manager or leader with a project that you are responsible for finishing before the end of the year. Why not get an MBA-qualified resource to help you complete the work? … Continue reading → Leadership Management marketing Strategy contingent staffing jobs people per hour project work

My 3 Words for 2017

Rmukesh Gupta

We just welcome a new year and I am sure there are a lot of people who have already decided what change they would like to bring to their lives in 2017. These are my three words for 2017. Ideas 3 words for 2017 Chris Brogan Consistency Diabetic Dystemic Goals for 2017 Mitch JoelSome set themselves SMART goals and some set themselves generic resolutions.

2017 Reflecting on the year that was

Board of Innovation

The post 2017 Reflecting on the year that was appeared first on Board of Innovation. Read More. Tips Reflection

Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Qualitative vs. Quantitative is a silly argument. Qualitative data from UXers should not compete against the quantitative data product owners need for their business model. Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business.

2016 Year in Review: Corporate Innovation Trends and Implications for 2017


2016 was an eventful year, marked by unprecedented political polarization, hacked emails made public by WikiLeaks, Brexit, two huge Yahoo security breaches, and even exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. But hidden among the uncertainty lies a year of unparalleled technological advances.

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These 2017 Trends Will Change Our World

Innovation Excellence

Welcome to 2017. It is going to be an interesting year. We have not seen so much creativity, innovation and evolution before in history. Trend watchers go berserk with all the cool new ideas born every minute and futurologist see their predictions come true sooner than expected. The second machine age is here and what.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of September 2017

Innovation Excellence

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 8 as part of our FREE email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? But enough delay, here are September’s twenty most. Change Innovation Leadership Management marketing Social Media Strategy Top 10 ipad kindle mobile Most Popular Nook tablets Top 20

Tech innovation trends for 2017


With 2016 behind us, it’s time to look forward and embrace the new, positive things 2017 will bring. 2017 will be no exception, considering the tech trends that emerged in 2016 and will continue to develop in the new year. Some of the trends we can expect to change the world in 2017 include: Internet of Things (IoT). While it’s true that we’ve been hearing about IoT for a while, 2017 will be the year when it will finally catches on.

Creating the "Right" Product Roadmap With Data

Speaker: Sunil Parekh, Head of Product Management, SimplyInsured

Data can be qualitative or quantitative, and comes from multiple sources: customer interviews, product usage & funnel analytics, company financial performance, and internal stakeholders. How do you use that data to create a product roadmap that is aligned with your organization’s business needs?

Collaborative Innovation Awards 2017 – (Finally) Giving Corporate Innovators Their Due


Next week, Imaginatik and the Center for Innovation Collaboration Leadership at Suffolk University will jointly launch the Collaborative Innovation Awards 2017 – the inaugural year of what we expect will become an annual awards program! This effort has been a long time in coming. Over the years, our two institutions regularly come across brilliant innovators, doing brilliant work. Some of these folks are entrepreneurs, or inventors, or even celebrities.

The 12 Worst Ideas of 2017 (So Far…) Part 2


The post The 12 Worst Ideas of 2017 (So Far…) Part 2 appeared first on Ideanote. Ideation new ideas

6 Books I Read In 2017 That Are Worth Your Time


Here are 6 books I read in 2017 which I recommend you do too: Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions. What books did you read in 2017 that you recommend I read? If you’ve been following me for a long time you know I have a very Hungry Mind. On top of magazines, articles and reports, I read at least 1 book per month; and have gone up to 4 in years past. This year I read 15 books in all, lighter than before but interesting nonetheless.

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of November 2017

Innovation Excellence

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 8 as part of our FREE email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? But enough delay, here are November’s twenty most. Change Innovation Leadership Management marketing Social Media Strategy Top 10 ipad kindle mobile Most Popular Nook tablets Top 20

Three Keys to Accelerating Innovation through Connecting and Collaborating Outside your Organization

Speaker: Gordon Vala-Webb, Author, Speaker and Consultant, Building Smarter Organizations

From his upcoming book, Building Smarter Organizations, Gordon will do a deep dive into connecting and collaborating with those outside your organization to accelerate innovation. Gordon will provide practical strategies to connecting and working with the "nearside" of suppliers, partners and alumni in order to accelerate innovation.

5 Trends that Will Impact Your Innovation Strategy in 2017


2017 offers new frontiers in innovation. What are the trends that will impact your innovation strategy in 2017? Expect this to drive innovation in user interfaces and AI design in 2017, especially with consumer-facing companies like Facebook and Apple. Expect this to be especially highly prized on social media sites and publishing organizations in 2017, as they have the most to lose from malicious sites. What new innovation will 2017 hold?

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The 2017 Innovation Management Awards Are Open


The post The 2017 Innovation Management Awards Are Open appeared first on IdeaScale. For the fifth year in a row, IdeaScale is hosting the Innovation Management Awards. This annual contest is open to all IdeaScale customers who have a story to share. Particularly if that story demonstrates innovation thought leadership when it comes to engagement strategies, innovation processes, or idea implementation.

50 Quotes to Spark a Culture of Innovation in 2017

Innovation Excellence

Use them to inspire others to start a culture of change, to think different and to prioritize change and innovation at the start of 2017. An inspiring quote is a great tool for changing a mindset. I made a personal collection of 50 outstanding quotes on change and innovation. Nothing is stronger than habit. Creativity Innovation Quotes Strategy change Gijs Van Wulfen quotes

New and Classic Corporate Innovation Books To Read in 2017


One of the few things that seems as rapid as the pace of innovation is the number of books coming each year to talk about it. It's a rare executive who has time to even check out the reviews of the hundreds of titles published each year, much less read more than a handful of business books. Trends Leadership Good Reads Innovation Models

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Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

Data analytics has transformed the way many product managers approach product enhancements, creating strong demand for product managers with skills and expertise in defining and analyzing product metrics to make more valuable product decisions. But there is one essential element that is often left out of the conversation, and that is strategy. How does my product decisions support the overall strategy of the business, and am I tracking the right metrics based upon that strategy?

Top 20 Innovation Articles of July 2017

Innovation Excellence

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 8 as part of our FREE email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? But enough delay, here are July’s twenty most. Change Innovation Leadership Management marketing Social Media Strategy Top 10 ipad kindle mobile Most Popular Nook tablets Top 20

2017 Daniel Burrus Scholarship Award Winners Announced

Daniel Burrus

I’m proud to announce the three winners of our Fall 2017 award. The post 2017 Daniel Burrus Scholarship Award Winners Announced appeared first on Daniel Burrus. As many of you know, I spent my early career teaching and I have a deep passion for lifelong learning and creating a life of dreams fulfilled. I tell my audiences that “I want to create a widely diversified portfolio of unforgettable memories” and I encourage others to do the same.

The 12 Worst Ideas of 2017 (So Far…) Part 1


The post The 12 Worst Ideas of 2017 (So Far…) Part 1 appeared first on Ideanote. Innovation Spotlights Bad ideas Funny Ideas

Innovators to Watch 2017


Alongside the annual Innovation Leaders analysis of large organizations’ performance , we also identify upcoming companies that are seen as potential future catalysts for change. While these are organizations that are yet to achieve global scale, they are already making significant impact. They are the companies that are inventing new technologies, applying new business models and creating value in new ways that may well have significant global influence in the years ahead.

Measuring Innovation Performance

Source: 2017 Report: The Corporate Innovation Imperative (Crowd Companies) 66.0 % Greater. 2017 at Manchester United’s home stadium, the Old Tra?ord. Measuring innovation performance Our innovation campaigns prove that there is a way to. measure innovation performance. INTRODUCTION Constantly ?nding nding new and better ways to serve customers well, which can confer a. competitive advantage or be a USP, is what drives every organization. Innovation-active ?rms

Innovators: Are You Smart Enough For 2017?


Are we really smart enough for 2017 and beyond? Ambition encourages us to reach for success, so let’s test our own entrepreneurial intelligence to see if we’re up to the challenges of 2017. We can all see that global commerce has evolved, innovative excellence has advanced and entrepreneurialism has accelerated. Just to make things more interesting, all of this change happened extremely rapidly. But how about our own intelligence?

The Customer Experience Buyer’s Guide 2017


Your ultimate resource to the key CX investment areas for 2017 and how to make the most from your vendor partnerships. Reports Support for SMEs customer engagement

OUI 2017, Day One

Open Innovation

conferences OUI 2017 user innovationI’m back at the Open and User Innovation (von Hippel) conference this year in Innsbruck. Although I went every year from 2008-2014, I missed 2015 and 2016 (for different reasons). Despite an awful case of jet lag, it’s great to be surrounded by old friends and to make new friends, including doctoral students at their first OUI (or even first conference ever). The conference is running 2.5

Best Inventions of 2017 : Ideanote’s Top 5 List


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