Deadline for the 2018 Innovation Management Awards Extended

IdeaScale

IdeaScale is offering innovators from around the world an extra week to complete their submission for the Innovation Management Awards. The new deadline for submission is November 30 th , 2018. The post Deadline for the 2018 Innovation Management Awards Extended appeared first on IdeaScale. This is our fifth annual award series and we honor winners in three categories: best innovation engagement strategy, best innovation process, and best innovation.

Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2018

Innovation Excellence

Building upon the success of Braden Kelley’s Blogging Innovation, we launched Innovation Excellence on August 1, 2011 and so 2018 was our seventh full year of operations. To celebrate we’ve pulled together the Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2018 from our archive of nearly 7,500 innovation-related articles from more than 400 contributing authors.

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Accelerate Your 2018 Commitments and Start the Year Strong

Braden Kelley

As 2018 picks up speed, perhaps you are a manager or leader with a project that you are responsible for finishing before the end of the first or second quarter. Why not get an MBA-qualified resource to help you complete … Continue reading → Leadership Management marketing Strategy consultants contingent staffing contract workers contractors jobs people per hour project work

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. It’s time to start reimagining management.

Using a Non-Revenue North Star Metric

Speaker: Ashley Carroll, Partner, Social Capital

In this session, we’ll look beyond revenue as the primary metric in product analytics. What other metrics are applicable as your north-star, and how do you establish reliable data sources? By taking an experimental approach to your KPIs, you’ll establish more useful analytics that reduce churn in the long term.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of September 2018

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.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of November 2018

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.

2018: The Shift To A New Era Of Innovation

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management Technology Art Of The Shift FutureGreat companies don’t adapt, they prepare. Related posts: Innovation Needs To Shift From Disrupting Markets To Tackling Grand Challenges. The Shift Economy. The Art Of The Shift. A Radical Shift. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

The Innovation Manager's Reading List

HYPE Innovation

As an innovation manager, drawing inspiration from those who have walked the ground before you is one of the most important tasks you have. The Innovation ManagerInnovation is about constant learning," Soren Kaplan, author of "The Invisible Advantage" and affiliated professor at the University of Southern California's Center for Effective Organizations, said in a recent Inc. article.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of October 2018

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.

Top 10 Innovation Blog Posts of 2018

HYPE Innovation

Whatever the case, we're guessing there were a few blog posts that slipped past your innovation content radar in the midst of a productive 2018. Let's count down the Top 10 innovation posts of 2018, starting with #10. The Innovation ManagerImagine getting your ears chopped off for being innovative. Back in the 17th century, innovators were considered troublemaking disruptors of peace – and there was a price to pay for that. Fortunately, things have changed!

Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.

Insights from the LES 2018 Annual Meeting

Yet2

Our team members Kim Ayers , Danny Soltan , and Bob Miller recently attended the LES 2018 Annual Meeting , which, conveniently, took place here in Boston. The post Insights from the LES 2018 Annual Meeting appeared first on yet2. Insight Intellectual property IP LES 2018 annual meeting outlicensingLES is the Licensing Executives Society; this was the meeting of its members based in the U.S. and Canada.

Imaginatik Releases Innovation Central Spring 2018 to Drive Front-Line Engagement

Imaginatik

BOSTON – June 14, 2018 – Today Imaginatik, the #1 ranked leader in corporate innovation management according to Forrester Research, announced a major update to its industry-leading Innovation Central software , empowering enterprises to maximize their ROI from breakthrough and continuous innovation programs. Innovation Central Spring 2018 makes front-line participation fast and easy, with an engaging interface, clear navigation, and a wealth of straightforward functionality.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of May 2018

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 May’s twenty most.

Lesson 2 from true innovation managers: top management commitment is needed

Exago

The post Lesson 2 from true innovation managers: top management commitment is needed appeared first on Exago. To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. This is lesson 2. Blog Clients' success stories business transformation commitment engagement innovation-priority leadership

6 Lessons from Our 2018 Innovation Management Award Winners

IdeaScale

IdeaScale recently announced the winners of our 2018 Innovation Management Awards. IdeaScale began revamping the process across departments with innovation management software which was faster and allowed for greater cross-pollination of ideas. With IdeaScale innovation management software, the TRB created its IdeaHub, a web-based tool where registrants could submit ideas for solving problems. Best Practice innovation management software

How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Before agile approaches took the world by storm, we used Gantt charts and defects to measure project and program progress. We had trouble measuring product progress until just before release—often too late to change anything. Join Johanna as she discusses how agile approaches change what we measure, and possible measures you might use in projects, programs, and to assess the product as the team(s) build it.

Lesson 3 from true innovation managers: go for global participation

Exago

The post Lesson 3 from true innovation managers: go for global participation appeared first on Exago. To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. This is lesson 3. Blog Clients' success stories Exago employees engagement participation

Top 20 Innovation Articles of April 2018

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 April’s twenty most.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of June 2018

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.

5 Things We’re Looking Forward to at Open Nation 2018, Berkeley

IdeaScale

We’ve talked about 2018’s innovation learning priorities already and how they will inform the agenda at this year’s Open Nation 2018, Berkeley, but I would love to reiterate that I think those themes of engagement, implementation, and innovation ROI are some of the most interesting and complex problems to solve in the innovation space so the content should be stellar. But I thought I’d share some of the other things that have got us revved up for Open Nation 2018 !

Measuring Innovation Performance

Unless management understands what its existing measurement practices are and improves. George Krasadakis, Senior Manager at Accenture’s Global. With the right numbers measuring business impact and the culture aspect, companies can identify the best approach to manage innovation and move forward. Website: hackerearth.com/innovation Email ID: contact@hackerearth.com © 2018 HackerEarth

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. It’s time to start reimagining management.

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. It’s time to start reimagining management.

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. It’s time to start reimagining management.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of January 2018

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 January’s twenty most.

Hallo Innovator! Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German

Exago

Exago Smart innovation management software is now in German appeared first on Exago. Blog Exago collective intelligence employees engagement idea management software innovation management software upgradeExago Smart collaborative innovation software can now be used by German speakers in their own language.

Lesson 1 from true innovation managers: set strategic, purposeful challenges

Exago

The post Lesson 1 from true innovation managers: set strategic, purposeful challenges appeared first on Exago. To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together our clients' pieces of wisdom to truly bring innovation together. This is lesson 1. Blog Exago Insights

Top 20 Innovation Articles of July 2018

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.

Planned Change Management: What It Is and Why Innovation Managers Should Care

HYPE Innovation

The Innovation ManagerWe talk a lot about change here in this blog, and most of it refers to change through innovation.

Solving the 'Who are My Stakeholders' Dilemma: A Quick Innovation Managers’ Guide

HYPE Innovation

I was recently asked a very down-to-earth question: “Where do you find answers to practical issues in innovation management?” This time, however, and to the amusement of the innovation manager asking, the word “Netflix” came out first. The Innovation ManagerTo this, I’d normally reply forums, journals, HBR , Springwise , and Scenario Magazine. They’re all sources I recommend on a regular basis.

How the best Human Resource leaders make the most of innovation management

Exago

With innovation management capturing rising interest from human resource managers and directors, Exago’s team took part in the Expo’RH2018 in Estoril, Portugal, to discuss the latest news and trends in the sector. The post How the best Human Resource leaders make the most of innovation management appeared first on Exago.

HIMSS Conference 2018 Speaking Topics

eZassi

HIMSS Conference 2018 Speaking Topics. the HIMSS conference 2018 speaking topics are a spectrum of new technologies and processes. Delving into the policies, procedures, workflow and management pertaining to your security efforts. The post HIMSS Conference 2018 Speaking Topics appeared first on Ezassi. A place you’re able to learn, meet and network with others around the following topics. Topics. Privacy, Security and Cyber Security.

Optimise your cost-cutting strategy with the right innovation management tool

Exago

Examples from our clients' innovation management programmes show just that. The post Optimise your cost-cutting strategy with the right innovation management tool appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights collective intelligence employees engagement idea management platform incremental-innovation innovation management innovation management software

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Why your idea management programme is so helpful for strategic cost-cutting

Exago

Innovation managers can, and should lend a hand to address this shared challenge. The post Why your idea management programme is so helpful for strategic cost-cutting appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights business transformation collective intelligence engagement idea management software incremental-innovation innovation management innovation-priority strategy

Why your idea management programme is so helpful for strategic cost-cutting

Exago

Innovation managers can, and should lend a hand to address this shared challenge. The post Why your idea management programme is so helpful for strategic cost-cutting appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights business transformation collective intelligence engagement idea management software incremental-innovation innovation management innovation-priority strategy

News from CES 2018: Beyond the Hype of Kodak’s Blockchain Announcement

Yet2

Earlier this month Kodak made headlines from CES 2018 with the announcement of its own cryptocurrency, KODAKCoin. It’s the second part of Kodak’s strategic announcement that intrigues us the most: providing a digital rights management platform for photographers. The post News from CES 2018: Beyond the Hype of Kodak’s Blockchain Announcement appeared first on Yet2. Insight CES 2018 digital rights management Intellectual property IP technology insights

Creativity in Innovation: An Introduction for Innovation Managers

HYPE Innovation

As an innovation manager you have the enviable task of stimulating creativity across the organization, and channeling it towards the strategic goals of the company - ultimately creating breakthrough innovations. Lots of techniques exist for small-group creativity workshops, but stimulating creativity in online environments is relatively new. Let’s look at some advice and see how it translates to this world. Ideation & Collaboration

Leaning into Change Management

Innovation Excellence

Change management used to refer to the practice of controlling changes to a system, but increasingly the term has come to be used more often to describe the profession and the practice of managing organizational change. And within the practice of change management, many people over-index on communications and training and many change professionals get. Change Interviews authors Business Authors Jason Little Lean Change Management

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In innovation management, size doesn’t matter… or does it?

Exago

And so there are several barriers that these companies face on their path to good innovation management. The post In innovation management, size doesn’t matter… or does it? Medium enterprises fit right in the middle, between two very different realities. appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights engagement incremental-innovation initiative-success medium enterprises

The Constant Tension Between Managing Innovation vs. Managing Risk

InnovationManagement

Managing innovation is a big role that puts a lot of weight on the shoulders of management teams. Strategies innovation innovation management risk risk managementDepending on how much a company cultivates an innovative culture and environment, innovative ideas either go through chains of command, or are workshopped in specific departments.

Expectation Management: Understanding the “No”

IdeaScale

So if you truly listen, if you can manage expectations and clarify why some ideas progress and some are moved into a “not now” category, you’ll not only save yourself time for the best ideas, but you’ll build trust with your community who will return again the next time they have a new idea. The post Expectation Management: Understanding the “No” appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice expectation management government listening queensland police tax compliance