The Innovation Manager's Summer Reading List 2019

HYPE Innovation

That's why we reached out to a couple of innovation managers asking them which book they would recommend to people working in the same field. These books aren't just about strategic innovation management; they also cover topics like interpersonal relationships, which are as crucial for a sustainable innovation culture as the frameworks that help structure and improve your program. The Innovation ManagerIs it just me, or does this also happen to you?

24 Innovative Startups Making Climate Change Impact in 2019

Rocketspace

corporate innovation services blog food and ag tech 2019 climate change startups transportation innovation waste management innovationThe devastating effects of climate change are undeniable. We’ve all witnessed heartbreaking viral news: a starving polar bear , whales washing up on shores with car parts in their stomachs , the deadliest wildfires in California history , and the worst tornadoes in Alabama in 30 years.

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Exago at Universo TOTVS 2019 to accelerate Brazilian companies’ innovation

Exago

The post Exago at Universo TOTVS 2019 to accelerate Brazilian companies’ innovation appeared first on Exago. Blog Events Exago Brazil idea management software innovation software innovation-priority innovation-resultsFor the first time, the Exago team is participating in Universo TOTVS, the main stage for business technology in Brazil.

Why innovation leaders should invest in collaboration in 2019

Exago

In fact, a recent study showed that the highest performing companies centralise their innovation strategy in upper management, meaning it is often those at C-level who push for innovation within a company. The post Why innovation leaders should invest in collaboration in 2019 appeared first on Exago. Blog Insights business transformation initiative-success innovation management innovation-journey innovation-results leadership measuring innovation

Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

6 Aerospace Startups to Watch in 2019

Rocketspace

The few who manage to overcome these staggering innovation and business challenges of deploying at scale a safe and relatively affordable means of personal air transportation will have captive audiences in every major city in the world. Technology is propelling us into the future of transportation — that means not only autonomous vehicles but new modes of flight as well. So far this year, investment in aerospace startups reached nearly $1billion.

What 2019 holds for innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

I wrote my obligatory look back at 2018 article on innovation recently, so it is natural that we should turn our attention to where innovation will take us in 2019. What do we think will happen in 2019? Looking ahead to 2019 As with any evolving or unfolding management philosophy, there are factors that can accelerate innovation or change it dramatically in 2019, and factors that will rise to create barriers to innovation.

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2019: The Return Of The Large Enterprise

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management New Era of InnovationWe need to shift from a mindset of disruption to collaboration. The technologies of the future will be far too complex and interdependent for anyone to go it alone. Related posts: How To Win In The. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Top Jobs for Innovation Professionals in 2019

IdeaScale

While there are many job titles for innovation professionals in 2019, the following are among the most prominent. Sometimes an innovation consultant is ultimately hired by a client company and becomes an innovation manager or chief innovation officer. Typically, they oversee risk management, collaborate with executive leadership, and may also work with vendors and other partners in developing new products.

Seven Free Brainstorming Tools for 2019

IdeaScale

To learn more about idea management and creativity, join our newsletter today! The post Seven Free Brainstorming Tools for 2019 appeared first on IdeaScale. Brainstorming is the start of innovation, but sometimes you need a little push. These brainstorming tools will help you find the creative momentum you need. Google Docs And Google Sheets.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of September 2019

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.

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.

Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

The longer we “fiddle,” the harder this transformation will become to manage our growing needs of more energy, from an increasing world population and maintaining aging infrastructure, still reliant on very outdated central energy grid models and only fossil fuel solutions. Managing the Energy Transition is of Real Complexity. Source IRENA [link].

Best of 2019: Videos, Webinars and Blog

Sopheon

2019 brought new resources focused on how innovation, NPD, process and portfolio management at organizations are influenced by today’s business climate. The post Best of 2019: Videos, Webinars and Blog appeared first on Sopheon. Blog Innovation Portfolio Process

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Top 20 Innovation Articles of August 2019

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 August’s twenty most.

Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2019

Innovation Excellence

Building upon the success of Braden Kelley’s Blogging Innovation, we launched Innovation Excellence on August 1, 2011 and so 2019 was our eighth full year of operations. To celebrate we’ve pulled together the Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2019 from our archive of nearly 7,500 innovation-related articles from more than 400 contributing authors.

Examining the State of Crowdsourced Innovation in 2019

IdeaScale

Lack of great ideas is not the problem when it comes to innovation; management of innovation is. Anyone can come up with great ideas, but success is increasingly defined by the ability to deliver on those great ideas, and for that to happen, strong innovation management is mandatory. Companies that succeed at innovation have strong innovation management systems that match good ideas with the decision-makers who can make them happen.

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.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of May 2019

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.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of April 2019

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 November 2019

Innovation Excellence

Change Innovation Leadership Management marketing 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.

Shifting Innovation Perspectives for 2019

The Future Shapers

Having said that one report, which admittedly focused on small businesses, revealed that just 12% of businesses had introduced innovation in order to improve leadership/management capabilities. [7] One of the key challenges for leaders is embracing a mindset which transcends the idea of ‘managing innovation’ in order to play catch up and truly seeks to shape the future by delivering game-changing solutions, experiences and business models.

Rapid Experimentation at Every Stage of Product Development

Speaker: Tanya Koshy, VP of Product, UserTesting

Experimentation isn't something you do once you have designs or once you’ve built the product; it's important to validate early and often to better understand your customer, their needs, and the market opportunity. Join Tanya Koshy, VP of Product at UserTesting, as she explores how, by using customer feedback at every stage of the product development process, you can better and more quickly iterate on your product ideas. Ultimately, this rapid experimentation during development will enable you to deliver customer value faster.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of October 2019

Innovation Excellence

Change Innovation Leadership Management marketing 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 20 Innovation Articles of June 2019

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.

11 lessons only true innovation managers can teach you

Exago

From them to you, here are the 11 Lessons Learnt by true innovation managers. The post 11 lessons only true innovation managers can teach you appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation collective intelligence employees engagement idea management software initiative-success innovation-results innovation-thoughts innovation-tips purposeTo celebrate 11 years of Exago, we asked our clients to share their nuggets of wisdom.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of March 2019

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 March’s twenty most.

Succeeding with Innovation & Transformation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

In this exclusive session, Magnus Penker is revealing his top insights and tools to be used for forming, storming, norming, performing, and creating an evergreen culture that will allow you to stay ahead of the competition.

3 questions to help you decide if you should invest in an innovation management software

Exago

If you are involved in managing innovation for your organisation and you have been set with the task to make this decision, the first question you should ask yourself is: “Do we really need an innovation management software?”. These three questions, related to 3 key dimensions of any innovation management programme, should help. The post 3 questions to help you decide if you should invest in an innovation management software appeared first on Exago.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of January 2019

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.

We Require A Shift of Innovation Management Solution Providers

Paul Hobcraft

I think with the recognition that innovation occurs across the whole organization the innovation management (IM) providers have to radically alter their business model or recognize they need to broaden out their target market inside organizations as innovation is occurring in all corners of the organization today. Their enterprise software approach is moving the innovation management market in a very positive way, they are connecting it up.

4 Practices Innovation Managers Should Retire (And 4 to Keep)

HYPE Innovation

However, the real changes in how we manage innovation are even more evident when innovation managers gather to share their stories of success and failure at industry events like INNOVATE Bonn , HYPE Innovation's annual customer forum. The Innovation ManagerEvery year, new tools, technologies, practices, and even full-rounded ideologies invade the innovation space.

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 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it

Exago

To mark Exago's 11th anniversary, we have put together pieces of wisdom from our clients, innovation managers, to truly bring innovation together. The post Lesson 10 from true innovation managers: implementation makes it all worth it appeared first on Exago. Blog Clients' success stories Exago business transformation idea management software initiative-success innovation management innovation managers innovation-journey innovation-priority innovation-results metrics

Technology Trends for Leaders in 2019

CMOE

How is new technology affecting the way we manage others? Although many people in management positions are averse to change in the workplace , you should consider how you can use new resources to strengthen connections among your team members and hone your leadership skills. The post Technology Trends for Leaders in 2019 appeared first on CMOE. This is a question that you and other thought leaders in your business need to address now more than ever.

Why Change Management So Often Fails

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management TransformationMuch as any competitive strategy that doesn’t anticipate the response from competitors is doomed to failure, any transformation strategy that doesn’t take into account those who oppose change is. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity

InnovationManagement

The success of innovation management is never an accident; it’s a holistic management process with an iterative thought-out planning and execution continuum. The post Five Perspectives of Innovation Management Maturity appeared first on Innovation 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.

Four Innovation Themes from Open Nation 2019

InnovationManagement

The post Four Innovation Themes from Open Nation 2019 appeared first on Innovation Management. Every year, IdeaScale hosts innovation leaders and creative thinkers from around the world in a global summit that shares innovation best practices. These leaders share success stories, failures, challenges, and solutions as they get to know each other so that they can call on one another throughout the year (long after the event is over).

10 Rules of Innovation Management - Part 1: Alignment, Management Support, and Sponsorship

HYPE Innovation

The Innovation Manager“It ought to be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new.

Event: Innovation Roundtable Summit 2019

Wazoku

Date: 5-7 November 2019. If you’d like to meet us there and get an exclusive discount off your ticket price: At the event you’ll also hear from our own Founder and CEO, Simon Hill, and, Ministry of Defence leader Stuart Laws, speaking on all things innovation and how idea management fits into this overall strategy. The post Event: Innovation Roundtable Summit 2019 appeared first on Wazoku.

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Emerging Trends Impacting the Financial Sector in 2019

IdeaScale

The financial sector is often seen as stodgy and slow to innovate, but the arrival of financial tech, or fintech for short, has forced change management and innovation strategy to the forefront. What trends in innovation will affect finance in 2019? A smart, flexible change management strategy that embraces open innovation and creative thinking will be what keeps any company on top. The post Emerging Trends Impacting the Financial Sector in 2019 appeared first on IdeaScale.

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Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.