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The 2017 Innovation Management Awards Are Open

IdeaScale

For the fifth year in a row, IdeaScale is hosting the Innovation Management Awards. The Innovation Management Awards, Open Nation, online webinars with customer guest speakers, all are efforts towards building a community that supports one another cooperatively as we collect and manage ideas. Learn more about the Innovation Management Awards and how you might participate today. The post The 2017 Innovation Management Awards Are Open appeared first on IdeaScale.

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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. Click … Continue reading → Innovation authors digital transformation keynote speakers management thinkers nominations organizational change thought leaders Thought Leadership Top 10 writersThe ranking relies on nominations and voting from the community, meaning that the public decides who is selected.

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Last Chance to Submit to the 2017 Innovation Management Awards

IdeaScale

The deadline of the annual Innovation Management Awards is now upon us and we are still accepting submissions. The only way that innovation management programs live on is to have a process that is successful time after time. This can include moderation best practices, funnel management, and more. Don’t miss your chance to tell your innovation success story in the 2017 Innovation Management Awards.

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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. … Continue reading → Leadership Management marketing Strategy contingent staffing jobs people per hour project workWhy not get an MBA-qualified resource to help you complete the work?

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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?

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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. 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.

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Managing Expectations in Innovation Management

IdeaScale

However, this can present some challenges for innovation managers. Some concerns we have heard from innovation managers: “I do not want to overpromise what we’re going to do with people’s ideas.”. We can address these concerns head-on by setting and managing expectations. The post Managing Expectations in Innovation Management appeared first on IdeaScale.

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3 Tactics that Make Innovation Management Easier

IdeaScale

IdeaScale learns from all its best customers, but in our latest interview with Redwood Credit Union we learned three things that make innovation management easier: Pre-Populate Your Campaign. To learn more about Redwood Credit Union’s idea management initiative, download the case study here. The post 3 Tactics that Make Innovation Management Easier appeared first on IdeaScale.

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An introduction to Design Thinking for Innovation Managers

HYPE Innovation

“Design thinking draws on logic, imagination, intuition and systemic reasoning to explore the possibilities of what could be, and to create desired outcomes that benefit the end user (the customer). A design mind-set is not problem-focused, it’s solution-focused, and action-oriented. It involves both analysis and imagination. Design thinking is linked to an improved future and seeks to build ideas up—unlike critical thinking, which breaks them down.

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of September 2017

Innovation Excellence

Change Innovation Leadership Management marketing Social Media Strategy Top 10 ipad kindle mobile Most Popular Nook tablets Top 20Drum 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.

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of November 2017

Innovation Excellence

Change Innovation Leadership Management marketing Social Media Strategy Top 10 ipad kindle mobile Most Popular Nook tablets Top 20Drum 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.

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Measuring Innovation Performance

Unless management understands what its existing measurement practices are and improves. Source: 2017 Report: The Corporate Innovation Imperative (Crowd Companies) 66.0 % Greater. 2017 at Manchester United’s home stadium, the Old Tra?ord.

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ISPIM Grand Prize 2017 – we have a winner!

Innovation Excellence

We are delighted to announce that, by a single vote, the winner of the ISPIM Grand Prize 2017 for Excellence in Innovation Management is Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), with the Fraunhofer Institute a close second. Associations Build Capability Case Study Competitions Feature Of The Week Management Presentations Social Innovation collaboration Crowdsourcing Innovation Innovation Management Strategy successWow, so close!

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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

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of July 2017

Innovation Excellence

Change Innovation Leadership Management marketing Social Media Strategy Top 10 ipad kindle mobile Most Popular Nook tablets Top 20Drum 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.

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Profiling the Open Innovation Manager

HYPE Innovation

We talk a lot about, and also to, innovation managers here on the blog. Mike Hatrick (the event moderator) asked the question: who really is the innovation manager? In his presentation, Mike mentioned the researchers, strategists, evangelists, pioneers that go on to become change agents, leaders, organizational designers, coaches/ trainers, and ultimately fill the seats of process owners, decision-makers and project managers. The Innovation Manager

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Recognizing Excellence in Innovation Management: ISPIM Grand Prize 2017

Innovation Excellence

ISPIM, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management, is delighted to announce the launch of the ISPIM Grand Prize 2017, for Excellence in Innovation Management. This will be the third competition, building on the highly successful 2015 and 2016 events, won by the US Department of Energy and Orange respectively.

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How does innovation management help in digital transformation?

HYPE Innovation

In a new report by HYPE and MWD Advisors, we looked at the role that innovation management programs can play in helping companies to make this transformation. The power of digital disruption is so immense that it now sits on the top priority list for almost every executive. Whether the threat comes from new digital natives entering the market, traditional competitors upping their digital quotient, or other markets using a digital channel to launch a competitive offering.

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13 Change Management Experts Share Their Tips

Braden Kelley

Recently my colleague Daniel Lock collected and published points-of-view (POV) from 13 change management experts on implementing fast, dramatic and powerful change. Here is mine: If your change effort or project begins in a Microsoft Word document, you’re already in … Continue reading → Change ACMP Association of Change Management Professionals change leadership change management Leadership PMI PMP project management Strategy tips

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Top 7 Business Innovation Trends for 2017

Qmarkets

Plus, they can utilize suitable B2B software solutions such as CRM, project management, collaboration software etc. In this article, we look at a few key business trends of 2017 in different sectors and how they are redefining technology and business strategy this year. Companies need to use fresh thinking and innovation to boost their business growth. to enhance efficiency and productivity.

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Transform Your Business with a Change Success Manager

Braden Kelley

“Stealing the role of customer success manager from the world of SaaS is the key to making your digital transformation efforts a success.” ” I was speaking with a headhunter recently about some of the roles she was recruiting for and … Continue reading → Change Digital Transformation agile software development Business Transformation Change Success Manager cloud computing Customer Success Manager Implementation organizational change SaaS software technology

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Managing Expectations in Innovation Management: Part II

IdeaScale

However, this can present some challenges for innovation managers. Some concerns we have heard from innovation managers: “I do not want to overpromise what we’re going to do with people’s ideas.”. We can address these concerns head-on by setting and managing expectations. In these two blog posts, we will discuss five best practices for setting a course for idea implementation and managing expectations along the way.

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Interview with Change Management Review

Braden Kelley

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Theresa Moulton of the Change Management Review™ Podcast, about my work as a popular keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, and thought leader on the topics of continuous innovation and change, and some … Continue reading → Innovation authors Books Interviews iTunes podcasts Radio Interviews

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Idea Drop wins 2017 Rising Star and User Experience Awards

Idea Drop

They found our software to be a very intuitive idea management platform that easily enables businesses to collect ideas across the whole organisation and select the best ones that can improve products and services, create new offerings, and discover more profitable opportunities. These and other capabilities of our platform earned for it the 2017 Rising Star Award and 2017 Great User Experience Award for business process management software.

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Working smarter and greener in 2017

Norbert Bol

Dear readers, Best wishes for you in the new year 2017! If I have to formulate a motto for 2017, it would be “working smarter and greener” Olaisen & Revang (2017) give a great insight how collaborative knowledge sharing can lead to more innovation and sustainability. Olaisen & Revang (2017) show that high quality knowledge sharing can be done in virtual teams. 2017). International Journal of Information Management , 37 (1), 1441-1448.

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Innovators: Are You Smart Enough For 2017?

InnovationManagement

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. Column & Opinion change management core competencies digital era entrepreneurs knowledge sharing speed of innovation technologyWe can all see that global commerce has evolved, innovative excellence has advanced and entrepreneurialism has accelerated.

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of June 2017

Innovation Excellence

Change Innovation Leadership Management marketing Social Media Strategy Top 10 ipad kindle mobile Most Popular Nook tablets Top 20Drum 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 June’s twenty most.

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The 3 Most Common Questions about Idea Management Software

IdeaScale

In 2017 I’m talking through the same concerns as I was 6 years ago. Here are the three most common questions about idea management software that I encounter each day: 1. Well for a number of reasons: Security – We know that in 2017 cybersecurity is a top concern of CEO’s (and IT alike). The post The 3 Most Common Questions about Idea Management Software appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice configure idea management launch moderation questions set up sso

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Fusion, Flow and Fluidity are needed in our Management Practices

Paul Hobcraft

We need a new management model, one where we are pushing to seek increasing new knowledge. We actually are in urgent need of a new management operating model. There are growing concerns centered around how we need to adapt our management practices to manage in a digital world, we are grappling with the consequences and we need to find new solutions and approaches. We need a new management practice to deal with our digital world.

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Top 7 Business Innovation Trends for 2017

Qmarkets

Plus, they can utilize suitable B2B software solutions such as CRM, project management, collaboration software etc. In this article, we look at a few key business trends of 2017 in different sectors and how they are redefining technology and business strategy this year. Companies need to use fresh thinking and innovation to boost their business growth. to enhance efficiency and productivity.

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of February 2017

Innovation Excellence

Change Innovation Leadership Management marketing Social Media Strategy Top 10 ipad kindle mobile Most Popular Nook tablets Top 20Drum 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 February’s twenty most.

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Working smarter and greener in 2017

Norbert Bol

Dear readers, Best wishes for you in the new year 2017! If I have to formulate a motto for 2017, it would be “working smarter and greener” Olaisen & Revang (2017) give a great insight how collaborative knowledge sharing can lead to more innovation and sustainability. Olaisen & Revang (2017) show that high quality knowledge sharing can be done in virtual teams. 2017). International Journal of Information Management , 37 (1), 1441-1448.

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The top 10 innovations of 2017

hackerearth

Here are the top 10 innovations of 2017, spanning health, entertainment, engineering, recreation, automotive, gadgets, security, aerospace, home, and software: 1. That innovation need not be a high-tech process is exemplified by the simple fidget spinner, which took 2017 by storm. The post The top 10 innovations of 2017 appeared first on HackerEarth Blog. Innovation Management

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ISPIM Grand Prize 2017 – Finalists Announced

Innovation Excellence

Those of us who work in Innovation Management know how hard it can be. Innovating innovation management itself needs to be recognized, which is why ISPIM, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management, launched the Grand Prize in 2015, to recognize excellence in innovation management. Competitions Creativity culture Innovation Leadership Management Open Innovation Strategy Crowdsourcing Innovation Management

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Top 5 Advantages of Crowdsourced Innovation Management

IdeaScale

There was little interaction with employees since management expected them to do their job based on practices established by the management themselves. This is what crowdsourced innovation management is about and below are the 5 advantages of crowdsourced innovation management. You know that crowdsourced innovation management boosts your employee’s morale and sense of worth in the company.

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of October 2017

Innovation Excellence

Change Innovation Leadership Management marketing Social Media Strategy Top 10 ipad kindle mobile Most Popular Nook tablets Top 20Drum 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 October’s twenty most.

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Why Diversity Matters in Innovation Management

HYPE Innovation

"Oh, I've never thought about it that way!". Have you ever said this to a friend or a colleague at work? Or has anybody ever said this to you? Probably. We don't always share the same opinion or the same point-of-view with other people in our private or business environment. We typically also don't share similar backgrounds, know-how, experiences and skills. We are different. People & Culture

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Best Among What I Read Today – The Innovation Edition, Jan 5th 2017

Rmukesh Gupta

You can also find a list of hard trends that he has identified for 2017 here. Innovation Recommendation Adobe KIckBox Atlassian ShipIt Days Corporate Culture Daniel Burrus Design Thinking FedEx Days Flash Foresight Hard Trends Intuit Innovation Catalyst Model Leapfrogging Roger martin Soren Kaplan Stake holder management Trends for 2017

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Creativity, creative leadership and the value of innovation management

Exago

The post Creativity, creative leadership and the value of innovation management appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights creativity innovation managementFrom janitor to CEO, everyone should be involved in daily in your innovation process. The tool to deliver this change is creative thinking, in the hands of a leadership that believes in and embodies its principles.

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Technology Scouting Excellence 2017 Speaker Lineup

eZassi

Today we are excited to announce the speaker lineup for the Technology Scouting 2017 conference. The conference date is October 18 – 19, 2017 and will be held in Boston, MA. Christie Funk, Langley Project Manager for the Regional Economic Development Program. Manager / Principal Scientist, Open Innovation. Director / Manager, Open Innovation. Olaf Gruess, Disruptive Technology Manager & Global Connector. Director / Manager, Open Innovation.

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SAAC Summit 2017. Business Through Innovation

Innovation 360 Group

SAAC Summit 2017. More and more, companies must regularly innovate their business models and management principles to keep up with the newest advancements in tech, research, and thought leadership. The post SAAC Summit 2017. Business Through Innovation. SACC summit will gather corporate members, partners, industry leaders and representatives from 20 regional Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce.

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The difference between DMAIC, DMADV, and Innovation Management

HYPE Innovation

Now many of you might not be any the wiser on what DMAIC and DMADV might mean, unless you have had some exposure to Six Sigma. They are two models commonly used by business executives that take you through a logical progression, that is more project specific in focus but with a different objective to follow for a completion of a project. They are applied differently and here I will attempt to make the difference clear. Methods & Frameworks

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Innovation Management Day 1: How to Launch Your Program

HYPE Innovation

In the above webinar, HYPE's Colin Nelson looks at how companies launch their innovation programs, and the key considerations to have in mind. Here's a brief walkthrough of some of the main talking points. Firstly, why do organizations implement innovation programs? The three reasons our clients mention most frequently are: driving more innovation, reducing costs, and increasing employee engagement. What would have been your answer to the question? Would you know the goals for your company?